On 5 April 2018, an indigenous Karen man from Ler Mu Plaw village in Karen State’s Papun district was shot dead by the Myanmar military (or Tatmadaw).
India: Journalist and HRD killed
March 27, 2018
On 20 March 2018, Sandeep Sharma, a journalist who had been investigating the illegal trade in sand for a television channel, was killed by a suspected state actor that ran her over with a truck.
Philippines: Peasant leader killed in Compostela Valley
March 22, 2018
On 20 March 2018, Agudo Quillo, the chairperson of Hugpong sa mga Mag-uuma sa Pantukan (HUMAPAN), a municipal-wide peasant organization, and outspoken activist against opposition to the large-scale mining operation of St. Augustine Mining Limited and Kingking Pantukan Mining that threatened farmer and indgenous land, was killed.
On 2 March 2018, Ricardo Mayumi, group leader of Ifugao Peasant Movement (IPM), was fatally shot in his home in Kiangan by, according to KARAPATAN’s claims, military forces.
India: YC activist hacked to death
February 28, 2018
On Februrary 12 2018, A Youth Congress worker was hacked to death at Edayannur by a four-member gang apparently as a sequel to the recent clashes between workers of the CPI(M) and the Congress.
Philippines: Priest shot dead in Nueva Ecija
December 6, 2017
On 4 December 2017. A Catholic priest was gunned down by unidentified men in Jaen, Nueva Ecjia, Manila, Philippines.
China: Jailed Chinese dissident writer Yang Tongyan dies whilst on medical parole – Amnesty Int’l
November 15, 2017
On 14 November 2017. Yang Tongyan, dissident writer, died on medical parole in China.
India: RSS activist killed in Kerala’s Guruvayur
November 13, 2017
On 12 November 2017, Nenmini Anand, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) activist, was hacked to death at Guruvayur, Kerala, India.
On 14 November 2017, three persons were arrested ( Faiz, Karthik and Jitesh) in connection with the killing of an RSS worker at Nenmeni near the temple town of Guruvayur, Kerala, India.
On 6 November 2017. D Bharati, Dalit woman protester, died of cardiac arrest in a clash with police in Hyderabad, India.
On 1 November 2017. Mr. Htay Aung, land rights activists, was attacked by a mob in northeast of the city of Mandalay and later died Mandalay Hospital, Myanmar.