India: Beating of Youth Congress Workers
January 15, 2019
On 9 January 2019, several members of the the Youth Congress Workers were beaten and harassed by police as they held a peaceful protest
India: 35 Manipuri students detained by Delhi police for protesting Kishorchandra’s NSA detention
January 7, 2019
On 16 December 2018, 35 members of Manipur Students’ Association, Delhi (MSAD) and Delhi Association of Manipur Muslim Students (DAMMS) were detained while they were trying to take up a peaceful protest at Manipur Bhawan, Delhi against the slapping of National Security Act (NSA) on former ISTV staff, Kishorchandra Wangkhem.
India: Pratibandhi Suraksha Sangstha, Assam demands inquiry into lathicharge disabled persons protesting at Dispur Lastgate
October 25, 2018
On 5 October 2018, a group of differently-abled protesters were beaten by police forces during their peaceful demonstration.
Myanmar: Myanmar Garment Workers on Strike Over Abuses in Chinese-Owned Factory beaten
October 23, 2018
On 15 October 2018, more than 100 Myanmar garment workers demanding labour justice were violently attacked by thugs hired by the factory.
Indonesia: Rights groups say police stifled talks in Bali
October 12, 2018
On 11 October 2018, Members of advocacy groups for women, farmers and workers said their gathering of about 500 at a hotel in the city of Denpasar, was twice shut down by police.
On 24 August 2018, dozens of protesters were injured and one died, after police fired at them during their demonstration.
On 25 August 2018, fifty student activists have gone missing in southern China after police raided an apartment where they had been mobilising support for factory workers demanding union rights
On August 13 2018, Umar Khalid is a Ph.D. scholar at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), and active HRD, was fired at by an unknown assailant.
On 30 July 2018, protesters holding a peaceful demonstrations were violently disperesed by police and detained by police
On 23 July 2018, 20 people were persecuted on allegation of “Disturbance or public order” under Article 318 of the country’s 2015 Penal Code for their participation in peaceful demonstrations on June 10.