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, while another two occured in the Philippines.