Intimidation and threats
On 28 June 2019, Sun Thun, a Cambodian Independent Teachers Association member and former provincial councillor with the CNRP, was assaulted by unknown men who beat him up and stole his phone in an alleged murder attempt.
On 28 June 2019, Sirawith “Ja New” Serithiwat, prominent pro-democracy defender was assaulted.
India: Brutal physical assault, cruel and inhuman treatment of a TV journalist and human rights defender Amit Sharma during the reporting of derailment of a goods train in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh
June 28, 2019
On 11 June 2019, Amit Sharma, who has extensively reported on corruption especially its prevalencein the GRP
forces, and the organised illegal nexus of the unauthorised vendors and GRPoperating in railway sector in Uttar Pradesh which involves huge illegal monetary transaction
in favour of the railway police, was brutally beaten by police
India: Illegal arrest, detention and torture of writer and human rights defender Rupesh Kumar Singh and Advocate Mithilesh Singh by Bihar police
June 28, 2019
On 4 June 2019, M, Mr. Rupesh Kumar Singh, prominent student leader, along
with Mr. Mithilesh Kumar Singh, a social activist and a lawyer at Ramgarh Civil
Court were illegally arrested, detained and tortured.
On 16 June 2019, Truong Minh Huong, local activist and land petitioner, was brutally beaten by plainclothes agents, leaving him injured.
On 10 June 2019, Peng Yonghe, human rights lawyer, was beaten and threatened by a group of unidentified people at the gate of the Huai’an Detention Center in Jiangsu on Monday, after he went there to visit his client.
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, several journalists covering the Hong Kong protests against the proposed extradition bill was harassed by authorities.
On 11 June 2019, Tempo, prominent news magazine reporting on human rights issues, had charges filed against them by a former officer in Indonesia’s police forces.
On 9 June 2019, Fidelina Margarita Valle, journalist and WHRD, was arrested released nine hours later in an alleged case of ‘mistaken identity’.