On 10 July 2019, Mr. Gokhriya Badole, Mr. Bhurala Achale, Mr. Rakesh Achale and Mr. Vakil, all of whom are defenders from Siwal village and members of Jagrit Adivasi Dalit Sangathan working for the protection of Adivasi rights, were left severely injured after authorities opened fire on them as they protested against their eviction from their land. Authorities also filed an FIR against the peaceful protesters.
On 19 April 2019, nine Tibetan villagers were sentenced to long prison terms for creating an informal organization urging authorities to return community land taken by authorities but then left unused since 2011
On 22 April 2019, Bai Xiurong and Altanbagan, ethnic mongolian herders who are group chat moderators on the social media platform WeChat were detained after they took part in demonstrations in support of herding communities
On 17 April 2019, several protesters demonstrating against the establishment of illegal structures were responded to with violence and harassment by police.
Malaysia: intimidation against Orang Asli leaders, BMF says over Sarawak palm oil plantation
February 19, 2019
On 14 February 2019, Penan leader Ukau Lupong, indigenous leader, was threatened for arrest by Special Branch officers during a meeting between community leaders and local government officials
Philippines: 2 Lumad leaders arrested, not missing
January 31, 2019
On 28 January 2018, Datu Jomorito Goaynon, chairperson of Kalumbay Regional Lumad organization, and Ireneo Udarbe, chairperson of the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) in Northern Mindanao, were arrested by police officers on trumped up charges
Vietnam: Forced Eviction in Catholic Community of Loc Hung Leaves Hundreds of Families Homeless and Destitute, Including Many Political Activists
January 15, 2019
On 8 January 2019, Hundreds of residents, many of them political activists, were evicted from their land finding themselves homeless, with neither compensation for the lost land nor the benefit of a resettlement program.
Cambodia: NGO workers and community members received summonses to appear at Preah Vihear Provincial Court
November 14, 2018
Since 5 November 2018 a range of environmental land rights defenders have been summoned by police for unsubstantiated charges
On 4 October 2018, 2 members of Gerry Basahon and Carmelita Dorado, both members of the Misamis Oriental Farmers Association (MOFA) who were accused as New People’s Army (NPA), were arrested under trumped up charges.
On 31 July 2018, several protesters were hurt and many were charged for holding a demonstration against an acute shortage of irrigation water.