Vietnam: Second Vietnamese Facebooker Arrested After Cyber Security Law Becomes Effective
February 2, 2019
On 30 January 2019, Duong Thi Lanh, online activist, was arrested for her online activities
Pakistan: ‘Raid’ on house of woman activist triggers protests
February 2, 2019
On 15 January 2018, Sorath Lohar, convener of the Voice for Missing Persons of Sindh (VMPS), had her house raided by suspected state forces
India: ‘Raid’ on house of woman activist triggers protests
January 15, 2019
On 13 January 2018, Sorath Lohar, convener of the Voice for Missing Persons of Sindh (VMPS), had her house raided and her brother taken away for questioning
India: Probe seeks into `manipulated’ video of Prof. Fathima Babu
November 30, 2018
On 28 November 2018, Prof. Fathima Babu, convenor of anti-Sterlite coalition, has been featured in a manipulated video has been circulated since two days, in the social media websites and platforms, which allegedly portrays her in a compromising position with her colleague Mr. Raja, who is also associated with the anti-Sterlite movement.
India: Activist Rehana Fathima arrested
November 28, 2018
On 27 November 2018, Rehana Fathima, an advocate of gender equality and women’s rights, was arrested on the charge of having attempted to foment enmity between communities by posting religiously controversial comments and pictures pertaining to the entry of women of all age groups to Sabarimala.
Vietnam: HCM City-based Female Activist Charged with Disruption of Security, Facing Lengthy Imprisonment
October 10, 2018
On 2 October 2018, Hoang Thi Thu Vang, who advocates for enhancing food safety was arrested and charged with “Disruption of security” under Article 118 of the country’s 2015 Penal Code.
Vietnam: Malaysian rights activist stopped at Hanoi airport
September 10, 2018
On 9 September 2018, Debbie Stothard, WHRD, who was attending the World Economic Forum was denied entry into Vietnam
On 9 August 2018, Huynh Thuc Vy, a co-founder of the advocacy group Vietnamese Women for Human Rights, was seized by police in Dak Lak province’s Buon Ho town
India: Forcible kidnapping and the arbitrary and illegal detention of student leader Pooja Shukla by the police in Lucknow and continuing harassment and intimidation
August 1, 2018
On 28 July 2018, Pooja Shukla, student leader and WHRD, was forcibly kidnapped and the arbitrary and illegal detained.
Indonesia: Police allegedly committed sexual harassment against Papuan student activist
July 16, 2018
On 6 July 2018, Anindya Joediono, a law student of Narotama University and activist of the National Student Front (FMN), was sexually harassed by a police officer.