Indonesia: Police allegedly committed sexual harassment in Papuan student dormitory in Surabaya
July 16, 2018
On 6 July 2018, there was alleged harassment occurred following the civil registration drives dubbed as ‘operasi yustisi’ in a Papuan student dormitory in Surabaya.
Malaysia: Lawyer accused of sedition
July 13, 2018
On 11 July 2018, Fadiah Nadwa Fikri, lawyer and pro-democracy WHRD, was called for investigation under section 4(1) of the Sedition Act and section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act.
On 12 July 2018, Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, also known as Mother Mushroom, a Jailed Vietnamese blogger, has begun a hunger strike in prison, citing authorities’ refusal to transfer her to a cell away from a hostile and threatening cellmate.
On 19 June 2018, at least five women working for an NGO have been abducted and gang-raped at gunpoint.
India: Ms. Durga Malathi abused, threatened with death for her drawings on the recent rape incidents in India
June 12, 2018
Since April 12 2018, Ms Swathi Vadlamudi, WHRD has been harrassed by state and nonstate actors for publishing her work regarding the recent rape incident that occured in the region.
On 15 May 2018, Masrat Zahra, photojournalist and WHRD, was subject to online harrassment after uploading a picture of herself from a gun battle site online.
On 10 May 2018, Sasinutta Shinthanawanitch, protester, was led by police away from the Saturday rally at Thammasat University to Chanasongkram Police Station for interrogation. They later sent her to Somdet Chaophraya Hospital, a state-run psychiatric hospital in Bangkok, where she was held four days and injected against her will with sedatives.
Since 22 April 2018, Rana Ayyub, journalist have recived large scale online threats and harassment.
On 12 April 2018, Teresa Tran Thi Xuan, social activist was convicted for nine years in prison for allegedly “attempting to overthrow the people’s government” t
China: Wife of Chinese rights lawyer under house arrest
April 12, 2018
On 11 April 2018, wife of a detained Chinese human rights lawyer who had nearly completed a 100-kilometre (60-mile) march to highlight her husband’s plight said she had been placed under house arrest on Wednesday. A friend who visited were beaten.