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.
On 6 April 2016, Shahzeb Jillani, an investigative reporter who has worked for the BBC and Deutsche Welle, and works regularly for the Urdu-language TV channel Dunya News, was accused of violating four articles in the 2016 Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act and two criminal code provisions.
On 29 April 2019, Jolovan Wham, pro-democracy activist, was fined for questioning the independence of the judiciary on Facebook, the latest case to highlight what critics say is the country’s heavy-handed approach towards dissent.
On 1 April 2019, Nay Myo Zin, a staunch activist who has stood up for farmers and others who have faced injustices, had a criminal case filed against him. His bail was refused.
On 22 April 2019, Tsogjil, 40, who hosted a number of discussion groups on the social media platform WeChat, was detained on April 16 in the regional capital Hohhot.
Vietnam: One More Missionary Imprisoned for Exercising Right to Freedom of Religion and Belief
April 1, 2019
On 15 March 2019, Ksor Ruk, FORB defender was sentenced to ten years in prison for a trumped-up allegation of attempt to re-establish Dega independent state.
On 6 March 2019, Robertus Robet, a board member of Amnesty International Indonesia, was arrested after he compared a plan to allow senior officers to hold civilian positions to the days of autocratic leader Suharto.
Singapore: Activist Jolovan Wham investigated by police for protesting outside State Courts without permit
April 1, 2019
On 2 March 2019, Jolovan Wham, pro-democracy activist, was investigated for protesting outside State Courts without a valid permit.
On 5 March 2019, Ha Van Nam, anti-corruption activist, was arrested on allegation of “causing public disorders” in a trumped-up case in a bid to silence his effort to deal with corruption related to road upgrading under BOT (build-operate-transfer) form.
On 20 February 2019,Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, Future Forward party leader, promoting ian alternative to Thailand’s polarised politics, has been threatened by police to be charged for defamation for critcising the ruling party