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.
Pakistan: MQM-P activist Dr Naushad shot dead in Hyderabad
October 27, 2017
On 25 October 2017. Dr Naushad, Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) activist, was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Hyderabad, Pakistan.
India: Gauri Lankesh – Indian journalist shot dead in Bangalore
September 12, 2017
A prominent Indian journalist critical of Hindu nationalist politics has been shot dead in the southern state of Karnataka
A Tibetan woman, named Yudron, living in Sichuan’s Palyul county threw herself into a river and drowned last week to protest Chinese authorities’ demolition of Tibetan houses and an historic cemetery near her home
On 23 June 2017, a Tibetan man called out for freedom for Tibet before cutting his own throat in a solo protest outside Lhasa’s famous Jokhang temple.
Philippines: 11 Land-Indigenous HRDs extrajudicial killed in the early months of the year 2017
June 19, 2017
In the Philippines, more than 11 HRDs working on land and indigenous rights were the victims of extra-judicial killing during the early 3 months of the year 2017.