Cases of HRDs – June 2018 Statistics
July 6, 2018, 11:51 am
From 1 June to 30 June 2018, FORUM-ASIA documented 43 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 intimidation and threats, and judicial harassment continue to be the most common types of abuse. There were seven recorded (W)HRD killings for this month. One occurred in the Philippines, three in India, one in Vietnam, one in Thailand, and one in Bangladesh.