Freedom of expression
On 21 December 2017. Phanuphong Sithananuwat, a student activist from the pro-democracy Dao Din group was detained for peaceful protest against junta in Khon Kaen, Thailand.
China: China Moves Ahead With Subversion Trial of Rights Website Founder Liu Feiyue
December 19, 2017
On 13 December 2017. Liu Feiyue, Civil Rights and Livelihood Watch website founder, was charged with the subversion trial of rights in Hubei Province, China.
Myanmar: Myanmar Police Arrest Two Journalists For Allegedly Violating State Secrets Law
December 14, 2017
On 13 December 2017, two domestic journalists working for Reuters news agency, were arrested by police in Yangon, Myanmar.
On 27 December 2017. Two Reuters journalists were remanded in custody for a further two weeks on Wednesday.
On 29 November 2017, The police have detained a citizen journalist at the Thai-Myanmar border for flying a drone over a disputed gold mine in 2015.
On 21 November 2017. Mr. Sudip Datta Bhowmik, senior journalist, was shot dead, under mysterious circumstances at a battalion headquarters of Tripura State Rifles (TSR) near Agartala in Tripura, India.
Bangladesh: Bangladeshi Lawyer, LGBT Advocate Seeks Police Protection after Getting Death Threats
November 20, 2017
On 15 November 2017. Bangladeshi Lawyer, LGBT Advocate Seeks Police Protection after Getting Death Threats, in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
On 12 November 2017. Mai Khoi, musician and activist, was evicted from her home after protesting in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Vietnam: Former Prisoner of Conscience Bui Thi Minh Hang Kidnapped, Robbed by Hanoi Police
November 8, 2017
On 1 November 2017. Bui Thi Minh Hang, Former Prisoner of Conscience, was Kidnapped and Robbed by by Hanoi Police.
Vietnam: Pro-government Thugs Attack Activists after Commemoration of Late Former Vietnamese Anti-communist President
November 8, 2017
On 1 November 2017, activists were attacked by Pro-government Thugs in the former capital city of Saigon, Vietnam.
On 2 November 2017. youth pro-democracy activists, were indicted with contempt of court by the Provincial Court of Khon Kaen, Thailand.