On 5 April 2018, an indigenous Karen man from Ler Mu Plaw village in Karen State’s Papun district was shot dead by the Myanmar military (or Tatmadaw).
India: Journalist and HRD killed
March 27, 2018
On 20 March 2018, Sandeep Sharma, a journalist who had been investigating the illegal trade in sand for a television channel, was killed by a suspected state actor that ran her over with a truck.
Philippines: Peasant leader killed in Compostela Valley
March 22, 2018
On 20 March 2018, Agudo Quillo, the chairperson of Hugpong sa mga Mag-uuma sa Pantukan (HUMAPAN), a municipal-wide peasant organization, and outspoken activist against opposition to the large-scale mining operation of St. Augustine Mining Limited and Kingking Pantukan Mining that threatened farmer and indgenous land, was killed.
India: Meghalaya RTI activist murdered
March 21, 2018
On 20 March 2018, A Meghalaya youth leader and Right to Information activist was allegedly murdered in a coal belt in the hill State’s East Jaintia Hills district.
On 2 March 2018, Ricardo Mayumi, group leader of Ifugao Peasant Movement (IPM), was fatally shot in his home in Kiangan by, according to KARAPATAN’s claims, military forces.
On 27 January 2017, two people were killed in police firing during a demonstration to protest the reported inclusion of the district as part of Greater Nagaland.
Philippines: Priest shot dead in Nueva Ecija
December 6, 2017
On 4 December 2017. A Catholic priest was gunned down by unidentified men in Jaen, Nueva Ecjia, Manila, Philippines.
On 28 November 2017. two members of a team investigating human rights violations were shot and killed and a youth activist was injured in Manila, Philippines.
On 21 November 2017. Mr. Sudip Datta Bhowmik, senior journalist, was shot dead, under mysterious circumstances at a battalion headquarters of Tripura State Rifles (TSR) near Agartala in Tripura, India.
India: RSS activist killed in Kerala’s Guruvayur
November 13, 2017
On 12 November 2017, Nenmini Anand, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) activist, was hacked to death at Guruvayur, Kerala, India.
On 14 November 2017, three persons were arrested ( Faiz, Karthik and Jitesh) in connection with the killing of an RSS worker at Nenmeni near the temple town of Guruvayur, Kerala, India.