On the eve of the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Massacre, Chinese authorities took into custody a number of activists and netizens in an apparent attempt to silence any expression or thwart any action aimed at commemorating the victims and mark the anniversary
On 16 May 2019, Authorities in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu have redetained an activist released at the end of his prison sentence in a move likely linked to the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen massacre on June 4.
India: FCRA violation case’: SC seeks response from advocates Indira Jaising, Anand Grover
June 4, 2019
On 8 May 2019, The Supreme Court issued notice on a petition seeking direction to the Centre to register an FIR against senior advocates Indira Jaising, Anand Grover and the NGO Lawyers Collective for alleged violation of rules related to receipt and use of foreign funds.
On 17 May 2019, Abdul Kaium, a human rights activist, was detained and charged under section 57 of the draconian Information Communication and Technology (ICT) Act or its more abusive successor, the Digital Security Act 2018.
On 15 May 2019, Poet-journalist Henry Swapan, who was sued for hurting religious sentiment under the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act, was arrested from his residence in Barishal city.
On 7 May 2019, the Battambang prosecutor Ky Bunnara has summoned 25 former officials of the dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) to appear for questioning before the Battambang provincial court over two weeks beginning on May 8, 2019.
On 30 April 2019, three facebookers known for posting about human rights issues in Vietnam were kidnapped.
On 30 April 2019, 5 members of the CNRP, was summoned to court this week to answer charges they were still active in the opposition group dissolved by court order almost two years ago. 7 others were summoned the following day.
On 24 April 2019, Nguyen Chi Vung and Tran Tranh Giang , pro-democracy Giang were arrested as security intensifies in the lead up to the 44th anniversary of the country’s unification.
On 30 April 2019, Angkhana Neelapaijit, National Human Rights Commissioner of Thailand who has repeatedly spoken out about Thailand’s pressing human rights problems under the military junta, has been placed under investigation.