Right to life
Nepal: Free Madhes activist dies in police custody
October 4, 2018
On 1 September 2018, Ram Manohar Yadav, a Free Madhes activist arrested in Gulariya, Bardiya 12 days ago for showing black flags to Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister Upendra Yadav, died in police custody.
India: Dalit RTI Activist Kedar Singh Jindan Murdered in Himachal, Kin Demand CBI Probe
October 4, 2018
On 7 September 2018,Kedar Singh Jindan, Dalit RTI (Right to Information) activist was murdered in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
On 23 September 2018, Mariam Uy Acob a paralegal at the Kawagib Moro Human Rights Alliance, was killed.
Vietnam: Activist Hua Hoang Anh Commits Suicide while Being Questioned by Police: Wife
August 28, 2018
On 2 August 2018, Hua Hoang Anh, who participated in many peaceful protests in 2014-2018 on various issues, had committed suicide after being harassed by state actors.
On 24 August 2018, dozens of protesters were injured and one died, after police fired at them during their demonstration.
Vietnam: Kien Giang Farmer Who Participates in June 10 Demonstration Found Dead after Police Interrogation
August 3, 2018
On 2 August 2018,Hua Hoang Anh, a farmer in Vietnam’s southern province of Kien Giang, who participated in the mass demonstration on June 10, 2018, was found dead after being interrogated by the local police, Defend the Defenders has learned.
On 31 July 2018, one protester committed suicide and 8 others attempted self-immolation over the Maratha quota demand.
On 27 July 2018, Ajit Nayak, renowned lawyer and activist was murdered t by unknown assailants in Dandeli, a small town in Uttara Kannada.
India: RTI activist, Valmiki Yadav, killed
July 23, 2018
On 1 July 2018, Valmiki Yadav, RTI activist was beaten and then shot to death.
On 19 June 2018, Mr. Rajendra Singh, RTI activist, was murdered.