On 23 April 2019, several dissidents were placed under police guard and stepped up city-wide security ahead of a high-profile conference showcasing President Xi Jinping’s “Belt and Road” global infrastructure plan.
On 25 April 2019, Cheng Hai, human rights lawyer, was prevented from leaving the country, as he tried to board a plane for the democratic island of Taiwan.
China: Dissidents, Petitioners Under House Arrest, Silenced For Xi Jinping’s Chongqing Trip
May 1, 2019
On 15 April 2019, several dissidents, Petitioners were placed Under House Arrest in order to silence them For Xi Jinping’s Chongqing Trip
On 12 December 2019, Manzoor Pashteen Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) leader, was denied entry to Balochistan as he faces a 90-day ban on his entry into the province.
China: Chinese human rights lawyer banned from leaving the country to take up a law and human rights fellowship in the U.S.
May 1, 2019
On 1 April 2019, Chen Jiangang, prominent human rights lawyer was banned from boading his flight en route to the United States to take up a prestigious fellowship to study law and human rights.
On 12 March 2019,local activists were barred from gathering to mark the 31stanniversary of the loss of Gac Ma (South Johnson Reef) to China ahead of a visit of President Nguyen Phu Trong to Beijing.
Vietnam: Many Activists Detained, Dozens Other under House Arrest on 40th Anniversary of Chinese Invasion
February 19, 2019
From 15 February 2019, dozens of local activists have been detained and tens of others have been placed under house arrest ahead of the 40th anniversary of China’s invasion of the country’s six northernmost provinces (17 Feb).
China: China Revokes Visa For Tiananmen Democracy Protest Veteran
February 14, 2019
On 8 February 2019,Fang Zheng, an exiled veteran of the 1989 pro-democracy movement on Beijing’s Tiananmen Square and his family’s visa to China arbitrarily revoked
China: Dissidents Forced to Leave China’s Guangdong in ‘Stability Maintenance’ Crackdown
January 7, 2019
On 21 December 2018, Huang Simin, rights lawyer, and her husband, the dissident writer Li Xuewen, were ordered by state security police in Foshan, a suburb of Guangzhou, to leave the city immediately and return to their home amid an ever-widening “stability maintenance” operation
Pakistan: Pashtun human rights activist detained at Islamabad airport, released after social media pressure
October 16, 2018
On 12 October 2018, Gulalai Ismail, Pashtun human rights activist and founder of Seeds of Peace network was arrested by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and interrogated for eight hours.