Bangladesh: 5,000 workers protesting low wages in Bangladeshi garment factories have been fired
February 2, 2019
On 31 January 2019 some 5,000 workers or possibly more have lost their jobs, following massive protests in the country to demand higher pay
On 14 January 2018, Huang Qi, rights activist, was put under a secret trial. His lawyer was not informed of this trial and lost his license to practice as a lawyer, and forced to sign a declaration to that effect. Various activist who protested for his released were arbitrarily detained and intimidated by state authorities
On 15 November 2018, Shi Jing, a rights activist who he used Twitter to support human rights causes, was detained by police and then fired from his job
On 7 May 2018, Kay Kimsong, editor at Phnom Post, was fired for fired for allowing the publication of a story on Sunday concerning the paper’s sale to Malaysian businessman Sivakumar S Ganapathy.
Vietnam: Activist Evicted by Landlord after Participating in Marking China’s Invasion in 1979
February 26, 2018
On Feburary 17 2018, primary school teacher Nguyen Thi Loan was evicted from her apartment in Go Vap district, Ho Chi Minh City after finding out that she had taken part in a commemoration of fallen soldiers and killed civilians by the People Liberation Army of China in 1979.
VIetnam: Pressured by Hanoi Police, Landlord Expels Family of Prominent Activist Le Quoc Quan out of His Apartment
February 3, 2018
On 17 January 2018, The family of prominent human rights and pro-democracy activist Le Quoc Quan has been expelled out of their apartment in Hanoi as the landlord is under pressure of the local police.
India: 38 held at Marina for protesting Gauri Lankesh’s death
November 2, 2017
On 2 October 2017, A group of 38 students and academicians were arrested at Marina Beach when they tried to protest the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh.
On 19 October 2017. at least 14 rights activists were disappeared in Beijing, China.
On 3 October 2016, Nguyen Nhu Phong, the editor of state-run website PetroTimes, was fired and stripped of his press card “for committing wrongdoing in press activities,” the Vietnamese Ministry of Information and Communications said in a statement. The sacking came after excerpts of an interview with exiled blogger Nguoi Buon Gio.
Authorities in the Chinese capital barred dissident writer and historian Wang Lixiong from leaving the country, citing concerns that his exit would “damage national security.”