On 19 July 2019, Hun Sokha and Keo Rattana, the publishers of Facebook-based CPNTV and TN TV Online, respectively, were arrested after livestreaming 20 families block a company’s heavy machinery from clearing disputed land.
On 4 July 2019, Zhang Baocheng, who has previously taken part in the New Citizens Movement calling on ruling Chinese Communist Party leaders to reveal details of their personal assets, has been formally arrested on “terrorism” charges
On 2 July 2019, around 20 protesters on a mass street protest at plans to build a new waste incineration plant have been detained.
Cambodia: Cambodian Authorities Arrest Another CNRP Activist on ‘Forest Encroachment’ Charge
June 27, 2019
On 14 June 2019, Nem Nath, HRD, was arrested and detained by police.
On 10 June 2019, Gulalai Ismail was arrested on charges of delivering anti-state speeches.
On 15 May 2019, Poet-journalist Henry Swapan, who was sued for hurting religious sentiment under the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act, was arrested from his residence in Barishal city.
Vietnam: Anti-corruption Activist arrested
May 1, 2019
On 9 March 2019, Tran Dinh Sang, anti-corruption activist was arrested.
On 29 March 2019, Maria Ressa, journalist and WHRD, was arrested, allegedly for violating laws barring foreign ownership of media.
On 21 March 2019 Wei Zhili and Ke Chengbing, labour rights activists, were arrested and their homes raided by authorities
On 6 March 2019, Robertus Robet, a board member of Amnesty International Indonesia, was arrested after he compared a plan to allow senior officers to hold civilian positions to the days of autocratic leader Suharto.