Use of excessive force
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.
China: Police Target Anti-Triad Protesters in Hong Kong With Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets, Pepper Spray
August 1, 2019
On 27 July 2019, several protesters in Hong Kong who were demanding action against suspected triad gangs who beat up pro-democracy demonstrators last weekend, had tear gas and rubber bullets fired against them by authorities.
China: Harassment of journalists in Hong Kong
July 30, 2019
From 7 July 2019, several journalists have been reportedly harassed by authorities.
Throughout 12 June 2019, several protesters participating in the protest against the extradition bill in Hong Kong were violently responded to by police who used tear gas, guns firing rubber bullets, pepper spray and baton charges to disperse the demonstration near government headquarters
On 10 June 2019, several journalists covering the Hong Kong protests against the proposed extradition bill was harassed by authorities.
On 28 May 2019, uman rights groups have called on Pakistan to investigate the killing of three people by the military during a protest by ethnic minority Pashtun people against heavy-handed treatment by the security forces.
On 17 April 2019, several protesters demonstrating against the establishment of illegal structures were responded to with violence and harassment by police.
India: Death of one Human Rights Defender Mr. Dani Batra and injuring about 30 other protestors in Lanjigarh
April 1, 2019
On 18 March 2019, 30 protestors were injured after authorities physically attacked them for peacefully protesting infront of an aluminum refinery plant. This also resulted in the death of Mr. Dani Batra
India: WHRD Richa Singh attacked
February 28, 2019
On 12 February 2019, Richa Singh, the first woman president of the Allahabad University Students Union, was beaten by state forces during a protest
Myanmar: 21 Injured During Protest Against Aung San Statue in Myanmar’s Kayah State
February 19, 2019
On 12 February 2019, 21 ethnic Karenni protesters were injured when police used rubber bullets and a water cannon to break up a demonstration in Kayah state capital’s Loikaw over a statue of the father of Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi