On July 22 2018, Amar Desh, acting Editor Mahmudur Rahman, was hurt in an attack launched allegedly by Bangladesh Chhatra League men in Kushtia.
On 5 July 2018,Mr. Rajeev Yadav, human rights defenderwas threatened and harassed on a phone call by the police personnel of Azamgarh district, UP for raising voice against extra judicial police killings in Uttar Pradesh.
On 5 July 2018, Toriqul, a joint convenor of the quota reform platform Sadharon Chhatra Odhikar Songrokkhon Parishad unit at Rajshahi University (RU), was denied access to medical services to treat his injuries.
On 2 July 2018, Faruk Hossain, a Dhaka University student who is one of leaders of the ongoing demonstration demanding quota reforms, was reported to be missing.
Bangladesh: Yet another quota reform leader missing
July 17, 2018
Since14 July 2018, Tarek Rahman, a leader of the ongoing demonstration demanding quota reforms in public services, was been reported missing.
Vietnam: Hanoi-based Pro-democracy Campaigner Nguyen Trung Linh Charged with “Conducting Anti-state Propaganda”
July 16, 2018
On 9 July 2018, Nguyen Trung Linh, pro-democracy campaigner, was charged with “Making, storing, spreading information, materials, items for the purpose of opposing the State of Socialist Republic of Vietnam” under Article 117 of the 2015 Penal Code.
India: An Indian journalist exposed a huge breach in a government database. Now she’s facing a police complaint.
June 12, 2018
On 8 January 2018, Rachna Khair, journalist has recieved a complaint from police for exposing a possible security breach in the country’s vast biometric database that contains the personal details of more than 1 billion citizens
Vietnam: Vietnam Police Intimidate Family of Jailed Anti-corruption Activist, Summoning His Children for Interrogation
June 4, 2018
On June 1 2018, Do Cong Duong, anti-corruption activist recieved letters summoning his daughters to go to the department’s Investigation Agency on the next day to “work” on his case.
On 29 May 2018, 47 more individuals who participated in a pro-election rally on 22 May 2018, wre summoned to be charged or exercising their freedom of peaceful assembly to call for elections and democracy.
On 24 May 2018, Huang Wenxun, rights activist was released after serving a jail sentence handed down by a court in Chibi city in the central province of Hubei, suffering from memory loss.