Intimidation and threats
On 5 July 2018,Mr. Rajeev Yadav, human rights defenderwas threatened and harassed on a phone call by the police personnel of Azamgarh district, UP for raising voice against extra judicial police killings in Uttar Pradesh.
On 17 July 2018, Swami Agnivesh, social activist, was thrashed, punched and kicked by a mob allegedly of BJP workers in Jharkhand.
On 2 July 2018, Faruk Hossain, a Dhaka University student who is one of leaders of the ongoing demonstration demanding quota reforms, was reported to be missing.
Bangladesh: Yet another quota reform leader missing
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Since14 July 2018, Tarek Rahman, a leader of the ongoing demonstration demanding quota reforms in public services, was been reported missing.
On July 12 2018, several activists have reported being put under house arrest and close surveillance as the anniversary of the death of Nobel peace laureate and political prisoner Liu Xiaobo approaches.
On 29 June 2019, Vietnamese WHRD Cao Hoang Tram Anh has been kidnapped and tortured for hours after participating in recent peaceful demonstrations to protest two bills on Special Economic Zones and Cyber Security, the victim told Defend the Defenders.
On 22 June 2018, Hua Phi, chair of Representative Committee of the Popular Bloc of Cao Dai Church and a member of the unsanctioned organizationInter-Faith Council of Vietnam, has been humiliated and beaten by police and thugs in his private residence.
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.
On 22 June 2018, Marvi Sirmed, journalist and HRD, came home from vacation to find her house has been raided.
On 24 June 2018, Do Thi Minh Hanh, labor activist and former prisoner of conscience, and her father, were attacked with stones and a hand-made bomb by plainclothes police.