Gender based violence
Vietnam: Undercover policemen in Ho Chi Minh City have assaulted charity worker Nguyen Van Dieu Linh due to his efforts to help war invalids who fighted on the side of the Vietnam Republic during the Vietnam War.
May 1, 2019
On 22 April 2019, Nguyen Van Dieu Linh, charity worker, was attacked by Plainclothes Agents
India: WHRD Richa Singh attacked
February 28, 2019
On 12 February 2019, Richa Singh, the first woman president of the Allahabad University Students Union, was beaten by state forces during a protest
India: WHRD Shila Bewa abused
February 1, 2019
On 25 January 2019, Shila Bewa, WHRD was verbally abused, threatened, and intimidated for distributing the posters, which is a peaceful human rights activity.
On 19 January 2019, Truong Van Dung, activist and Duong Thi Tan, WHRD, were brutally beaten by police during the 45th anniversary of the loss of the Hoang Sa (Paracells) to China (January 19, 1974)
India: Probe seeks into `manipulated’ video of Prof. Fathima Babu
November 30, 2018
On 28 November 2018, Prof. Fathima Babu, convenor of anti-Sterlite coalition, has been featured in a manipulated video has been circulated since two days, in the social media websites and platforms, which allegedly portrays her in a compromising position with her colleague Mr. Raja, who is also associated with the anti-Sterlite movement.
On 27 November 2018, Chandramukhi Muvvala, the only transgender candidate in state elections in southern India and a reknown trans rights defender, disappeared minutes after she left her one-room home on Tuesday morning in an informal settlement in Hyderabad
Vietnam: Freelance Journalist Le Thi Thu Arrested, Beaten by Dong Nai Police for Interviewing Relatives of Convicted Mid-June Protesters
November 19, 2018
On 12 November 2018, Le Thi Thu Freelance journalist, was arrested and beaten by Dong Nai province’s police for interviewing relatives of mid-June peaceful protesters on the day of their appeal
India: Police slaps LGBTI activist in India, accuses him of ‘planning sexual encounter’
November 5, 2018
On 8 October 2018, Abhishek Kar, a prominent LGBTI activist in India said a policeman slapped him in the face and accused him of ‘planning a sexual encounter’.
Indonesia: Police allegedly committed sexual harassment against Papuan student activist
July 16, 2018
On 6 July 2018, Anindya Joediono, a law student of Narotama University and activist of the National Student Front (FMN), was sexually harassed by a police officer.
On 22 June 2018, At least five women working for an NGO have been abducted and gang-raped at gunpoint in eastern India’s Jharkhand state, police have said.