Arbitrary arrest and detention
Vietnam:Saigon-based Activist Detained, Robbed by Hanoi Police When He Comes for Examination
June 18, 2018
On 15 June 2018, Pham Le Vuong Cac, pro-democracy campaigner was detained and robbed by police.
Vietnam: Hundreds more of Vietnamese Protestors Arrested, Beaten During Nationwide Demonstrations, Crackdown Continues
June 18, 2018
On 13 June 2018, around 200 more protesters, around 200 protestors were arrested in the central province of Binh Thuan, where the peaceful demonstrations turned into violent after the local security forces used tear gas and water cannon to disperse the crowds.
On 15 June 2018, Imran Sarkar, a leader of a secular movement, was detained by police as he was preparing to protest stepped-up anti-narcotics operations in the country.
On 9 June 2018, 37 protesters, were arrested and detained.
On 6 June 2018, Professor Shoma Sen, Surendra Gadling, Rona Wilson, Sudhir Dawade, and Mahesh Raut, human rights defenders were arbitrarily arrested and detained.
On 13 June 2018, Ye Qiming, who penned an article skeptical of Xi’s speech on April 10 in which he vowed to usher in a “new phase” of openness in China’s economy, was arrested.
Vietnam: Vietnamese Authorities Beat, Arrest Viet-American Who Joined Protest Over Proposed SEZ Concessions
June 14, 2018
On 10 June 2018, William (Will) Anh Nguyen, protester, was detained and beaten for participating in the protest where dozens of demonstrators were taken into custody, with some assaulted by police, they said.
Vietnam: Many Vietnamese Protestors Say They Were Beaten in Custody, Numerous Others Still Held in Police Stations
June 13, 2018
On 10 June 2018, authourities cracked down against peaceful demonstrations who were protesting the two bills on Special Economic Zones and Cyber Security.
On 4 June 2018, 3 activists who organised a campaign calling for a reappraisal of the bloody crackdown on the 1989 student-led movement on Tiananmen Square, were detained.
On 12 June 2018, Francis Couichie, Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) member, was arrested while staging a protest action during Duterte’s speech at Aguinaldo Shrine in Kawit, Cavite.