Cases of HRDs – March 2018 Statistics
April 9, 2018, 2:45 pm
From 1 March to 31 March 2018, FORUM-ASIA documented 36 Cases of harassment against (W)HRDs including NGO in 11 Asian countries. Most of the harassment are related to the right to freedom of expression; while judicial harassment, often paired with arbitrary arrest & detention continue to be the most common types of harassment. There were four recorded W/HRD killings for this month: two occured in India (one case recorded Meghalaya, and another case in the states of Madhya Pradesh and Bihar ,while another two occured in the Philippines (one in Ifuago and another in Compostela Valley).