Freedom of expression
On 12 June 2018, Radio Free Asia, a non-profit radio station reporting impartially reported news, including on violations of human rights, recieved a six month ban forbidding them from local broadcasting. This charged is imposed to them as they usedthe term “Rohingyas” to refer to members of the persecuted Muslim community in Rakhine state.
On 11 June 2018, outspoken Catholic priest Joseph Nguyen Duy Tan, was barred from travelling to Malaysia prior to meeting with representatives of the European Union
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: 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 9 June 2018, organizers of a demonstration held in Myitkyina on Saturday to mark the seventh anniversary of the resumption of military clashes in Kachin State, recieved warning from police that authourities will file a legal complaint against them for their protest.