Right to healthy and safe environment
On 30 April 2019, three facebookers known for posting about human rights issues in Vietnam were kidnapped.
Vietnam: Undercover policemen in Ho Chi Minh City have assaulted charity worker Nguyen Van Dieu Linh due to his efforts to help war invalids who fighted on the side of the Vietnam Republic during the Vietnam War.
May 1, 2019
On 22 April 2019, Nguyen Van Dieu Linh, charity worker, was attacked by Plainclothes Agents
On 18 April 2019,Human Rights Monitoring Forum (HRMF), had their office visited by police, who intimidated and threatened their staff.
On 9 April 2019, Wei Zhili, labour activist, was reportedly watched and closely surveilled as he met his wife who visited him in the detention centre where he is being held. This harassment has been on-going.
On 17 April 2019, several protesters demonstrating against the establishment of illegal structures were responded to with violence and harassment by police.
On 4 April 2019, Le Anh Hung, pro-democracy blogger, was sent to a mental hospital.
Thailand: Activist’s car torched
May 1, 2019
On 1 April 2019, Ekachai Hongkangwan, political rights defender, had his car set on fire after the activist led a protest calling for the impeachment of the Election Commission for its perceived mishandling of the elections. Another leader of the protest, Anurak Jeantawanich, was physically attacked at this home in Samut Prakarn province after returning from the protest.
On 27 March 2019, Cao Vinh Thinh, hanoi-based environmentalist was abducted when she was on her way to work. The kidnappers took her to a police station where they interrogated her about her activism until 10 PM. Police released her without returning her laptop and cell phone.
On 25 March 2019, the family and relatives of former prisoner of conscience Mrs. Pham Thanh Nghien has been harassed and besieged by police in Hai Phong City when she and her husban former political prisoner Huynh Anh Tu and their daughter visited her home city in Dong Hai 1 ward, Hai An district.
On 21 March 2019 Wei Zhili and Ke Chengbing, labour rights activists, were arrested and their homes raided by authorities