Thailand: youth HRD arrested for royal defamation over social media post
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China: terminally ill Hong Kong HRD jailed for planning a protest
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Indonesia: film director and three legal experts reported over critical documentary
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Kyrgyzstan: media worker confined to house arrest
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Thailand: human rights pro bono lawyer firm threatened with armed attack
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Vietnam: imprisoned HRD deprived of canteen food, restricted access to hot water (Update)
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Thailand: two media workers charged for reporting anti-monarch vandalism
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Kazakhstan: website dedicated to LGBTIQ+ community blocked by authorities
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Thailand: pro-democracy HRDs faced multiple charges, denied bail
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Nepal: two media workers arrested for reporting police mismanagement
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Thailand: pro-democracy HRDs and citizen journalists attacked by ultra-royalists
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Vietnam: Khmer Krom HRD sentenced to 3.5 years
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Nepal: media worker attacked for reporting local conflict
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Kyrgyzstan: WHRD detained after being extradited from Russia
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Cambodia: NGO staff sued for defamation by former PM and ruling party
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Thailand: Cambodian defenders, family members arrested
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Indonesia: academics intimidated into praising the Jokowi administration amidst critics
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Philippines: artist arrested
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Sri Lanka: ten arrested for demanding action on former minister
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Myanmar: media worker shot dead in military custody
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Cambodia: two labour rights defenders sacked after union election
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Sri Lanka: 10 protesters arrested for demanding former health minister's arrest
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Sri Lanka: pro-democracy HRD arrested for publishing phone call recording
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Pakistan: Pashto minority rights defenders arrested
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Thailand: pro-democracy WHRD's bail revoked, sentenced in a new case
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Vietnam: minority religious rights defender sentenced to jail
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Kazakhstan: pro-democracy defender sentenced to 15 days, beaten during arrest
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India: media worker assaulted after seeking police protection
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Lao PDR: land rights defender arrested for protesting land grabbing
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Thailand: lecturers and student indicted for staging a protest (Update)
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Myanmar: student WHRD dies as result of poor medical care in prison
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India: Dalit HRD and students detained for protesting discrimination
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Thailand: pro-democracy HRD charged with royal defamation
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Philippines: two community-based defenders murdered
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Sri Lanka: students blocked from staging protest
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Vietnam: detained pro-democracy defender disciplined for insulting prison officer (Update)
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Malaysia: filmmakers charged with blasphemy law, given gag order
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Thailand: prominent pro-democracy lawyer gets fresh conviction
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Kyrgyzstan: major crackdown on independent media
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Pakistan: media worker faces judicial harassment for covering protest
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Kyrgyzstan: independent media outlet searched, its management questioned
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Kazakhstan: families of killed protesters detained for demanding justice
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Cambodia: land rights defenders temporarily blocked by authorities
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Thailand: pro-democracy defender receives record sentence (Update)
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Myanmar: filmmaker gets life sentence after unfair trial
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India: Dalit professor detained for protesting unfair dismissal
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Afghanistan: community-based defender appreheded by the Taliban
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Cambodia: NGO staff handed down suspended jail term (Update)
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Nepal: media worker attacked while reporting
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China: investigative media worker sentenced to 15 years in prison on trumped-up charges (Update)
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Cambodia: HRD arrested after social media comments
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Sri Lanka: two family members of the disappeared arrested for protesting
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Philippines: detained media worker vilified
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Kazakhstan: pro-democracy defenders detained for protesting jailed colleagues
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Afghanistan: media worker detained for broadcasting
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Nepal: female media worker manhandled
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Afghanistan: WHRD commits suicide after imprisonment, torture
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Thailand: Cambodian rights defender assaulted
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China: pro-democracy defender detained for 15 days
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Thailand: five Cambodian defenders and two relatives arrested
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Kazakhstan: two defenders' appeal against incarceration rejected
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Vietnam: social media activist held for days without the family being informed
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China: human rights lawyer's appeal denied (Update)
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Kyrgyzstan: environmental defenders appeal against detention extension rejected (Update)
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Thailand: another pro-democracy defender convicted on royal defamation charges
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Thailand: Vietnamese minority rights defender threatened by officials (Update)
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Kazakhstan: jailed media worker has pretrial detention extended (Update)
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Kazakhstan: WHRD appeal against jail term rejected (Update)
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China: Tibetan WHRD arrested for online criticism of authorities
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Pakistan: female media worker briefly detained, intimidated for reporting protest
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Vietnam: two ethnic minority defenders fined
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Nepal: 22 arrested for staging a protest
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Kyrgyzstan: blogger sentence changed from parole-like regime to actual imprisonment (Update)
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China: Hong Kongese WHRD and lawyer denied bail (Update)
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China: Hong Kongese WHRD and lawyer denied bail (Update)
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Pakistan: women-led protest met with violence
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Cambodia: verdict against two land rights defenders upheld (Update)
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Philippines: two community-based defenders face false murder charges
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Pakistan: twenty demonstrators arrested
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Sri Lanka: Tamil rights defender receives intimidating phone call
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Vietnam: spouse of detained HRD faces tight surveillance
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Kazakhstan: jailed media worker has pretrial detention extended (Update)
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Kazakhstan: WHRD sentenced for allegedly calling for a rally
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Philippines: two young environmental WHRDs face further harassment (Update)
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Vietnam: FoRB activist sentenced to 8-year prison term (Update)
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Myanmar: two media workers detained
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Indonesia: three farmers detained for opposing eviction
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China: three Hong Kong pro-democracy defenders arrested
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Afghanistan: NGO staff has phone seized by the Taliban
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China: lawyers harassed, forced to attend a weekend court hearing
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China: lawyers harassed, forced to attend a weekend court hearing
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Indonesia: student leader intimidated for criticising the president
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Philippines: WHRD detained upon arrival in the country, deported
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Thailand: pro-democracy defender gets suspended sentence for royal defamation
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Kyrgyzstan: defender arrested for protesting the country's flag change
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Vietnam: residents remain uncompensated as forceful eviction continues
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Thailand: Vietnamese minority rights defender, his daughter arrested
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Nepal: media worker assaulted while reporting
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Vietnam: social media activist sentenced after arrest (Update)
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Vietnam: WHRD's house surrounded, filled with dirt
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Kazakhstan: two pro-democracy defenders face politically-motivated charges
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Nepal: media worker assaulted while reporting on false refugee scam
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Cambodia: more villagers interrogated on government agency's lawsuit
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Indonesia: EHRD detained for criticising waste contamination
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Pakistan: prominent Pashtun rights defender arrested once again
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Kazakhstan: relatives of ethnic Uyghurs detained in China halted in their rally
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Vietnam: spouse of detained HRD continuously harassed
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Afghanistan: media worker covering Shia minority issues arrested
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Vietnam: Khmer Krom monk and minority rights defender expelled from Buddhist pagoda
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Sri Lanka: ethnic Tamil commemorating 1984 massacre disrupted by police
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Indonesia: Papuan students' rally violently disrupted by local organisations
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Indonesia: pro-Papua rally immediately dispersed by police and military
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Bangladesh: three media workers assaulted
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Kazakhstan: pro-democracy defender handed down 7-year jail term (Update)
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Mongolia: media editor arrested, media outlet access blocked
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Vietnam: detained environmental lawyer repeatedly harassed by prison management (Update)
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Pakistan: WHRD house raided, relative arrested
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Indonesia: land defenders taken by the police, arrested
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China: pro-democracy defender warned for solo protest in Hong Kong, another arrested
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Afghanistan: another WHRD under custody of the Taliban
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Sri Lanka: Tamil HRDs detained for commemorating civil war deaths
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Indonesia: indigenous group met with police violence
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Indonesia: media worker attacked by unknown individual
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Cambodia: three villagers questioned for protesting (Update)
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China: human rights lawyer conviction upheld amidst serious irregularities (Update)
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Bangladesh: SOGI rights defender speech cancelled on security concerns
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Sri Lanka: five arrested for peaceful protest
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Cambodia: labour rights defenders denied to submit a petition
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Cambodia: social media activist sentenced for Facebook post
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Thailand: pro-democracy WHRD sentenced for calling to join a protest
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China: pro-democracy defender placed under strict surveillance upon returning home
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Bangladesh: media worker attacked while reporting political clash
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India: environmental group violently raided, its leaders arrested
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Vietnam: pro-democracy defender assaulted in jail, denied family visits (Update)
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Nepal: media worker threatened for sharing online news
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Indonesia: 20 indigenous rights defenders arrested while preparing a protest
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China: dissident journalist dies hours after police raid
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Kyrgyzstan: detained blogger formally indicted (Update)
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Afghanistan: arrest of protesting women continues
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Bangladesh: labour rights defender gone missing, arrested on false charges
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Philippines: investigative outlet website targeted by cyber attack
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Thailand: three prominent pro-democracy figures sentenced to jail over 2021 protest
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Pakistan: minority rights leader arrested again
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India: students charged for solidarity demonstration
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Indonesia: two prominent defenders formally indicted by the prosecutor (Update)
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Vietnam: detained EHRD harassed by prison guards (Update)
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Kazakhstan: five detained defenders appeal denied
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Kazakhstan: WHRD banned from political and social activities for five years
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Kyrgyzstan: independent media website outlet blocked over allegation of disseminating false information
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Bangladesh: labour leader arrested during a protest
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Bangladesh: two student journalists attacked on university campus
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Indonesia: media workers intimidated when requesting interview
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Vietnam: detained pro-democracy defender transferred to faraway prison (Update)
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Sri Lanka: 21 students arrested, met with violence
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Singapore: human rights lawyer receives 21-day jail sentence
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Kazakhstan: WHRD arrested on false accusation
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Cambodia: at least ten workers sacked for protesting irregular wage
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Kazakhstan: labour leader sentenced to 15-day detention
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Indonesia: student leader and family intimidated for criticising the Constitutional Court
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Thailand: pro-democracy youth given suspended sentenced for a 2020 speech
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India: 46 students detained ahead of planning hunger strike
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Thailand: pro-democracy defender apprehended at home, arrested
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Vietnam: student and former political prisoner intimidated
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India: 21 farmers arrested over land dispute
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China: prominent rights lawyer incommunicado, believed detained
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Cambodia: environmental youth harassed by the police
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Vietnam: four minority religious defenders temporarily detained
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Vietnam: detained social media activist sentenced (Update)
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Vietnam: dozens community members violently arrested (Update)
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India: media worker faces criminal charges
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Thailand: pro-democracy defender sentenced for defamation over Facebook post