Cases of HRDs – September 2018 Statistics
October 8, 2018, 10:40 am

From 1 September to 30 September 2018, FORUM-ASIA documented 29 Cases of harassment against (W)HRDs including NGO in 10 Asian countries.  Most of the harassment are related to the right to freedom of expression in both offline and online sphere; 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 India and one in the Philippines.