On April 15 2018, Giacomo Filibeck, deputy secretary-general of the Party of European Socialists (PES), was denied entry at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport in central Philippines for allegedly illegal political activity.
From 14 April 2018, various of dissidents were placed under house arrest over the weekend, which saw the anniversary of the death of liberal premier Hu Yaobang.
On March 20 2018, Bui Minh Quoc, journalist and vice president of unsanctioned Independent Journalist Association of Vietnam, was barred from taking a flight to the US for ‘national security’ reasons.
On 30 January 2018, The wife of Taiwanese human rights activist Lee Ming-che was prevented from boarding a flight to China to go and visit him at his prison in the province of Hunan.
On 19 December 2017, Mukunda Raj Kattel, Director of FORUM-ASIA was denied entry by the Immigration Department at Tiruchirappalli International Airport, Tamil Nadu, India.
On 26 December 2017, A 25-year-old Bangladeshi blogger has been arrested at the Dhaka airport on charges of writing blasphemous posts on social media
Vietnam: Third Priest of Hanoi-based Thai Ha Redemptory Church Banned from Travelling Abroad
December 12, 2017
On 5 December 2017, Joan Luu Ngoc Quynh, catholic priest, banned from travelling Abroad in Hanoi, Vietnam.
On 19 October 2017. at least 14 rights activists were disappeared in Beijing, China.
On 23 July 2017, authorities in Stung Treng province stopped a group of indigenous activists from reaching a village slated for imminent flooding by the Lower Sesan II hydropower dam but released them after escorting them to the provincial capital.
On 20 July 2017, Adilur Rahman Khan, Secretary of Odhikar, a human rights NGO based in Bangladesh, was detained by Malaysian Immigration at KL International Airport. Reasons for his detention are not given by the immigration.