Right to healthy and safe environment
On 7 September 2018, Huang Qi, founder of the Tianwang rights website and active HRD, have been subject to physical violence and deprivation under custody as a way of forcing him to admit his crimes.
Bangladesh: 12 students ‘picked up’ Wednesday
September 10, 2018
On 5 September 2018, 12 students suspected to have involvement in the quota reform movement was illegally confined and allegedly subject to torture by state police.
Vietnam: Dissident Teacher Tran Huu Dao Kidnapped, Beaten, Plainclothes agents Were Likely Perpetrators
September 10, 2018
On 3 September 2018, Tran Huu Dao from Vietnam’s central town of Thai Hoa, who has dissent view and often voices against human rights violations in the country, has been kidnapped and assaulted by a group of unknown men.
India: Arbitrarily arrest, detention and illegal charges against Kishorchandra Wangkhemcha, Anchor and Sub-Editor of ISTV, Imphal, Manipur
August 28, 2018
From 9 August 2018, ishorchandra Wangkhemcha, Anchor and Sub-Editor of Information Service Television Network (ISTV) has been harassed by the government for his Facebook post regarding state government’s response to present crisis in Manipur.
On August 15, former political prisoner Nguyen An was kidnapped by Vietnam’s authorities. They continue to keep him in secret place without informing his family.
On 13 August 2018, Jiten Yumna, secretary of Centre for Research and Advocacy, Manipur was arbitrarily summoned by police.
On 22 August 2018, Ekachai Hongkangwan, was attacked by five unidentified men as he was arriving home after filing a complaint at the Government House demanding a probe into an alleged corruption case.
On 17 August 2018, Tran Thi Nga, jailed Vietnamese human rights defender, was reportedly beaten and threatened in prison.
On August 13 2018, Umar Khalid is a Ph.D. scholar at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), and active HRD, was fired at by an unknown assailant.
On August 5 2018, Pinaki Bhattacharya, prominent blogger and activist, received an intimidating phone call from state forces, that has left him fearing for his life.