Wounds and injuries
India: WHRD Richa Singh attacked
February 28, 2019
On 12 February 2019, Richa Singh, the first woman president of the Allahabad University Students Union, was beaten by state forces during a protest
On 2 February 2019, two Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigators, were physically assaulted while conducting an investigation
Myanmar: 21 Injured During Protest Against Aung San Statue in Myanmar’s Kayah State
February 19, 2019
On 12 February 2019, 21 ethnic Karenni protesters were injured when police used rubber bullets and a water cannon to break up a demonstration in Kayah state capital’s Loikaw over a statue of the father of Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi
On 19 January 2019, Truong Van Dung, activist and Duong Thi Tan, WHRD, were brutally beaten by police during the 45th anniversary of the loss of the Hoang Sa (Paracells) to China (January 19, 1974)
China: New Self-Immolations, Protest Reported in Sichuan’s Ngaba
December 18, 2018
On 9 December 2018 Gendun Gyatso and Choekyi Gyatso, two young Tibetans set themselves ablaze in Ngaba (in Chinese, Aba) county in Sichuan province to protest the new surge of opposition to China’s rule in Tibetan areas. Another teenager launched a solo protest in the county town calling for Tibetan freedom.
Philippines: Lumad leader shot in Agusan del Sur
November 30, 2018
On 23 November 2018,Datu Walter España, 34, a Lumad-Manobo and barangay chairperson of the Nagkahiusang Mag-uuma sa Agusan del Sur (Namasur)-Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas-Caraga, was shot several times by eight armed men. His companion, identified as Rommel Romon, 22, died in the attack.
India: Activist Arun Ferreira alleges assault during interrogation
November 14, 2018
On 4 November 2018, Arun Ferreira, activist, alleged that he had been physically assaulted during his custodial interrogation by Assistant Commissioner of Police Shivaji Pawar, the investigating officer in the Bhima-Koregaon case.
On 8 November 2018, Agnes Kharshiing, prominent WHRD alongside her associated was physically assaulted by a group of coal truck drivers and traders.
India: RTI activist attacked with lathis, serious
November 5, 2018
On 6 October 2018, Sanjay Pundir, RTI activist, was pulled out of a bus he was travelling in and thrashed with lathis by a group of people
China: Tibetan Land Protesters Attacked, Beaten in Qinghai
October 23, 2018
On 11 October, Tibetans protesting intrusion of Chinese workers building a solar panel installation into nearby grazing areas, were beaten by the workers.