On 9 June 2019, Fidelina Margarita Valle, journalist and WHRD, was arrested released nine hours later in an alleged case of ‘mistaken identity’.
On 30 April 2019, three facebookers known for posting about human rights issues in Vietnam were kidnapped.
On 27 March 2019, Cao Vinh Thinh, hanoi-based environmentalist was abducted when she was on her way to work. The kidnappers took her to a police station where they interrogated her about her activism until 10 PM. Police released her without returning her laptop and cell phone.
China:Chinese rights lawyer disappears on prison release date
February 28, 2019
On 28 February 2019, Jiang Tianyong, who defended politically sensitive clients like blind legal activist Chen Guangcheng and followers of the outlawed Falun Gong spiritual group, was abducted the day he was released for completing a two-year sentence handed down for crimes against the state
India: TN activist goes missing after accusing police of orchestrating last year’s Thoothukudi violence
February 18, 2019
On 15 February 2019, S Mugilan Environmental activist, is reported to have gone missing in Tamil Nadu hours after he addressed a press conference in Chennai, during which he accused senior police officials of orchestrating violence in Thoothukudi during last year’s anti-Sterlite protests, wherein police firing killed at least 13 people.
Vietnam: One Activist Dissappeared, Three Others Blocked by Police, Thugs in Wrongly-placed An Suong Highway Toll
February 1, 2019
On 14 January 2019, Huynh Long, political rights activist and environmental rights defender was reportedly missing while bloggers Phuong Ngo, Truong Huu Chau Danh and a woman got stuck in a car surrounded by police and thugs since 12 PM of the same day.
On 26 December 2018, two activists were taken away Wednesday after protesting outside the tightly guarded courthouse in northern China where the trial of a prominent human rights lawyer is set to take place, witnesses saw.
On 10 December 2018, Tran Thi Ty, a women human rights defender, was kidnapped by police and plain clothes agents who held her for interrogation for two days before releasing her next day.
On 27 November 2018, Chandramukhi Muvvala, the only transgender candidate in state elections in southern India and a reknown trans rights defender, disappeared minutes after she left her one-room home on Tuesday morning in an informal settlement in Hyderabad
China: Police ‘kidnap’ labour activists across China: rights group
November 14, 2018
On 9 November 2018 at least ten supporters The Jasic Workers Solidarity group, which supports workers at welding machinery firm Jasic Technology, were detained