Cases of HRDs – August 2018 Statistics
September 4, 2018, 11:18 pm

From 1 August to 31 August 2018, FORUM-ASIA documented 28 Cases of harassment against (W)HRDs including NGO in 9 Asian countries.  Most of the harassment are related to the right to freedom of expression; while judicial harassment and arbitrary arrest and detention are to be the most common types of abuse. There were two recorded (W)HRD killings for this month. One in Vietnam and one in Nepal.