Freedom of movement
On 19 December 2017, Mukunda Raj Kattel, Director of FORUM-ASIA was denied entry by the Immigration Department at Tiruchirappalli International Airport, Tamil Nadu, India.
On 26 December 2017, A 25-year-old Bangladeshi blogger has been arrested at the Dhaka airport on charges of writing blasphemous posts on social media
Vietnam: Third Priest of Hanoi-based Thai Ha Redemptory Church Banned from Travelling Abroad
December 12, 2017
On 5 December 2017, Joan Luu Ngoc Quynh, catholic priest, banned from travelling Abroad in Hanoi, Vietnam.
On 27 November 2017. Nguyen Van Hoa , Citizen Journalist, was sentenced to seven years in prison in Vietnam.
On 25 October 2017. Mr. Phan Kim Khanh, advocate and blogger, was sentenced 6 years prison term, in Thai Nguyen province, Vietnam.
China: Shanghai Petitioner ‘Disappears’ Amid Mass Detentions Ahead of Party Congress
October 30, 2017
On 17 October 2017. Chen Jianfang, petitioner, was disappeared in Shanghai, China.
On 23 July 2017, authorities in Stung Treng province stopped a group of indigenous activists from reaching a village slated for imminent flooding by the Lower Sesan II hydropower dam but released them after escorting them to the provincial capital.
On 20 July 2017, Adilur Rahman Khan, Secretary of Odhikar, a human rights NGO based in Bangladesh, was detained by Malaysian Immigration at KL International Airport. Reasons for his detention are not given by the immigration.
On 7 June 2017, soldiers visited a house of Chonticha Jaeng-rew, an activist from Democracy Restoration Group (DRG), in Lat Lum Kaeo District of Pathum Thani Province.
Rattana Thongngam, a member of the People’s Health Systems Movement (PHSM), told media that in the evening of 4 June, a plainclothes police officer visited her house in Surin province asking her when and how she would travel to Bangkok to join the protest.