Right to life
On 10 June 2018, Muhammad Yusuf, a journalist who wrote about land disputes and was critical of il palm plantation company PT Multi Sarana Agro Mandiri (MSAM) died in police custody.
Thailand: Deputy Chairperson of Mara Patani’s “Peace Talk” with the Thai government killed
June 18, 2018
On 6 June 2018, Mr. Aduldech Jehnae, the Deputy Chairperson of Mara Patani’s
“Peace Talk” with the Thai government was shot dead.
Vietnam: Hundreds more of Vietnamese Protestors Arrested, Beaten During Nationwide Demonstrations, Crackdown Continues
June 18, 2018
On 13 June 2018, around 200 more protesters, around 200 protestors were arrested in the central province of Binh Thuan, where the peaceful demonstrations turned into violent after the local security forces used tear gas and water cannon to disperse the crowds.
On 14 June 2018, Shujaat Bukharie, well-known journalist who worked to bring stability and peace to the mountainous, war-afflicted region of Kashmir, was shot to death.
On 7 June 2018, Suresh Oraon, RTI activist, died after being shot at by masked assialants.
On 7 June 2018, Dennis Denora, publisher of the weekly community newspaper Trends and Times who has been described as n ardent advocate of community press, covering important local issues that do not usually get attention in the national media, was shot dead.
On 29 May 2018, Charanjit Singh, known for his exceptional work in minority rights in Pakistan, was gunned down.
On 17 May 2018, Ariel Maquiran, an active member of the Bayan Muna (People First) partylist in the region, was shot and killed.
On 13 May 2018, Carlos Matas, local radio broadcaster, volunteer reporter and provincial coordinator for Cassava Farmers Association in Zamboanga del Sur, was killed in a shooting incident in Labangan, Zamboanga.
On 29 April 2018, Fr. Mark Ventura,anti-mining advocate and defender of indigenous rights, was gunned down.