On 26 December 2017. Asad Nur, blogger was arrested on charge of defaming Prophet Mohammad in a blog post in Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
China: China Moves Ahead With Subversion Trial of Rights Website Founder Liu Feiyue
December 19, 2017
On 13 December 2017. Liu Feiyue, Civil Rights and Livelihood Watch website founder, was charged with the subversion trial of rights in Hubei Province, China.
On 14 December 2017. Anon Numpa. human rights lawyer and pro-democracy activist, faced computer crime charges for FB post.
Myanmar: Myanmar Police Arrest Two Journalists For Allegedly Violating State Secrets Law
December 14, 2017
On 13 December 2017, two domestic journalists working for Reuters news agency, were arrested by police in Yangon, Myanmar.
On 27 December 2017. Two Reuters journalists were remanded in custody for a further two weeks on Wednesday.
Philippines: Transport group leader George San Mateo posts bail
December 7, 2017
On 5 December 2017, George San Mateo, Transport leader, posted bail for his case before a Quezon City court in Manila, Philippines.
On 27 November 2017. Nguyen Van Hoa , Citizen Journalist, was sentenced to seven years in prison in Vietnam.
On 14 November 2017. Two former reporters with the U.S. Congress-funded Radio Free Asia were detained in Cambodia.
India: Day after he got bail, UP govt slaps NSA on Bhim Army founder Chandrashekhar
November 13, 2017
On 10 November 2017. Mr. Chandrashekhar Azad Ravan,Bhim Army founder and Dalit Leader, was slapped with stringent National Security Act hours after he was granted bail by the Allahabad High Court, in Uttar Pradesh, India.
Singapore: Activist arrested by Police outside of Parliament House after standing alone with artpiece
November 2, 2017
On 1 October 2017, Artist/Activist, Seelan Palay was arrested for performing individual performance on 32 years detention without trial of political opposition.
Cambodia: Student group suspended for ‘violating law on NGOs’
November 1, 2017
On 1 November 2017. a student group, NGO (Lango) was suspended by the Ministry of Interior in Cambodia.