India: YSRCP activists arrestedin highway blockade
April 12, 2018
On 10 April 2018, YSR Congress Party leaders and activists were arrested during their highway blockade protest in Kurnool district for demanding Special Category Status (SCS) and expressing solidarity with the party MPs staging fast in Delhi.
On 6 February 2018, the police accused 14 villagers in Phayao of violating the Head of National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) Order 3/ 2015, the junta’s ban on public gatherings of five people or more.
On 5 April 2015, a protester was arrested outside the Parliament complex today while urging Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak to deliver his promise to provide housing for residents of the Jinjang Utara longhouses Zone A, B, C, and D.
On March 17 2018, at least 139 protesters were arrested by police as they attempted to defy orders under the state of emergency,
and march into the high-security zone in the capital, Male.
On 7 March 2017, Tibetans seeking to hold a rally with the Dalai Lama in New Delhi to mark the 60th anniversary of a failed uprising against Chinese rule, has been banned by the government, in an attempt to improve fraught ties with China.
Vietnam: Activist Evicted by Landlord after Participating in Marking China’s Invasion in 1979
February 26, 2018
On Feburary 17 2018, primary school teacher Nguyen Thi Loan was evicted from her apartment in Go Vap district, Ho Chi Minh City after finding out that she had taken part in a commemoration of fallen soldiers and killed civilians by the People Liberation Army of China in 1979.
Maldives: Police Arrest and injure protesters in the Maldvices
February 19, 2018
On Februrary 16 2018, dozens of pro-opposition supporters were injured and many were arrested after police in the Maldives broke up countrywide protests demanding the resignation of President Abdulla Yameen and the release of his political opponents from prison.
India: Over 100 Activists Detained for protesting about the anger over the death of activist Bhanubhai Vankar
February 19, 2018
On 17 Feburary 2018, over 100 Dalit activists were detained and blockaded as they demanded – in protest – justice for activist Bhanubhai Vankar.
On 13 February 2018, a student activist (name withheld due to privacy concerns) from the Liberal Assembly of Chiang Mai University for Democracy (LACMUD) revealed that the police had summoned him after learning that the group plans to hold a pro-election protest on 14 February in front of the university.
Thailand: Thirty-five Thai activists face police after junta protest
February 13, 2018
On 8 Feburary 2018, a group of Thai activists that staged a demonstration in Bangkok last month to protest thedelay to a general election, face police on charges brought against them, including charges of illegal assembly.