Cases of HRDs – May 2018 Statistics
June 5, 2018, 2:23 pm
From 1 May to 31 May 2018, FORUM-ASIA documented 35 Cases of harassment against (W)HRDs including NGO in 8 Asian countries. Most of the harassment are related to the right to freedom of expression; while intimidation and threats, and judicial harassment continue to be the most common types of abuse. There were three recorded (W)HRD killings for this month. Two occured in the Philippines (one in Zamboanga del Sur and another in Davao del Norte), while another incident occured in Pakistan.