On 11 December 2018), Nguyen Van Trang and Le Van Thuong, two members of the banned Brotherhood for Democracy were sought for “activities aiming to overthrow the people’s administration” under article 109 of the revised Vietnamese penal code
On 11 December 2018, Ath Thorn, Chea Mony, Mam Nhim, Pav Sina, Rong Chhun and Yang Sophorn, labour rights defenders were each handed two-and-a-half year suspended prison sentences by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court and ordered to pay compensation of 35 million riel ($8,750) to two victims, Chea Sophany and Tim Vuthy.
On 11 December 2018 , Sut Seng Htoi, Brang Mai and Seng Hkum, HRDs who led led a demonstration against the imprisonment of three activists who were convicted earlier this month of defaming the Army after leading an antiwar protest in April, were fined
India: Manipur journalist sentenced to one year in jail under NSA for Facebook post against Modi, BJP
December 19, 2018
On 17 December 2018, Kishorechandra Wangkhem, a journalist who was detained under the National Security Act last month,has been sentenced to one year in jail under the law.
On 10 December 2018, Andrew Wan and Lam Cheuk-ting, two pro-democracy lawmakers, were called to police headquarters, where they were arrested and charged with “obstructing security guards” at a LegCo meeting in June.
Myanmar: Myanmar Police Arrest Fired Bagan Hotel Workers on March to Capital to Get Jobs Back
December 18, 2018
On 13 December 2018, 13 protesters, who were marching to the capital Naypyidaw where they planned to ask central government officials for help with getting their jobs back, were arrested
Singapore: The Online Citizen editor charged with criminal defamation, along with author of article
December 17, 2018
On 13 December 2018 Terry Xu, the editor of socio-political website The Online Citizen (TOC), was charged with criminal defamation on Thursday (Dec 13) for publishing an article that alleged corruption among the Singapore Government’s highest officers alongside the author of the article Daniel De Costa.
On 10 December 2018, Tran Thi Ty, a women human rights defender, was kidnapped by police and plain clothes agents who held her for interrogation for two days before releasing her next day.
Thailand: Various individuals unlawfully detained
December 14, 2018
On 11 December 2018, numerous individuals
found to have worn ‘Thai Federation’ T-shirts or to have them in possession were reportedly arrested and detained
Vietnam: Female Activists Doan Thi Hong, Nguyen Thi Ngoc Hanh Investigated for Disrupting Security, Facing Lengthy Sentences
December 12, 2018
On 3 December 2018, Doan Thi Hong (Facebooker Xuan Hong) and Nguyen Thi Ngoc Hanh (Facebooker Tran Hoang Lan), WHRDs, has been summoned by police to potentially be be charged with the allegation of “disrupting security” under Article 118 of the country’s 2015 Penal Code,