Cases of HRDs – December 2017 Statistics
January 10, 2018, 12:17 am
From 1 December to 31 December 2017, FORUM-ASIA documented 19 Cases of harassment against (W)HRDs including NGO in 9 Asian countries. Most of the harassment are related to right to freedom of expression, including in online space; while the most common types of harassment was judicial harassment which often paired with arbitrary arrest & detention. Two cases of killing in the Philippines were recorded in this period.