India: two anti-dam environmental defenders arrested
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Pakistan: social media activist succumbed to head injuries
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India: five people including media workers reported for posting alleged mob lynching case
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Bangladesh: students barred from joining nationwide protest
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Kyrgyzstan: academic and whistleblower held in pretrial detention
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Cambodia: ten EHRDs sentenced to prison (Update)
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Cambodia: five EHRDs imprisoned far from each other and their families (Update)
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Cambodia: NGO ordered to disclose its bank account upon ministry's order (Update)
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Myanmar: media worker and security guard sentenced to five years
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Vietnam: six farm workers sentenced to prison amidst ongoing land dispute
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Cambodia: NGO reported to court over a labour rights report
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Malaysia: indigenous rights defender arrested for exposing eviction
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Indonesia: media worker and family perished in a house fire
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Cambodia: twelve land rights defenders found guilty of incitement
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Sri Lanka: teachers' protest met with tear gas and water cannon
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Philippines: NGO and its staff red-tagged
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Thailand: prominent Malay Muslim HRD shot dead
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Kyrgyzstan: singer and social media activist faces up to eight years imprisonment
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India: media worker fatally stabbed
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India: community-based WHRD convicted on defamation
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Vietnam: jailed HRD shackled in solitary confinement (Update)
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Cambodia: student leader denied bail (Update)
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Cambodia: newly-elected union leader sentenced to one year
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Kyrgyzstan: anti-war HRD ordered to pay fines for inciting hatred online
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Cambodia: environmental defender had convicted upheld in appeal (Update)
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Myanmar: at least 28 arrested for participating in Flower Strike
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Philippines: NGO worker surveilled
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Pakistan: veteran media worker shot dead following threats
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Philippines: peasant leaders house raided
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Afghanistan: community-based defender arrested 10 days after arrival in the country
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China: Tibetan fungus harvesters detained for reporting fraud
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Myanmar: dozens of women political prisoners beaten, food and personal belongings seized
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India: author faced prosecution sanction upon lieutenant governor's order (Update)
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China: WHRD and labour rights defender sentenced for inciting subversion
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Afghanistan: media worker detained and beaten for reporting on the Taliban
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Philippines: fisherfolk repeatedly harassed by the military
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Indonesia: five farmers summoned amidst ongoing land dispute
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Thailand: Vietnamese defender arrested
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Kyrgyzstan: a group of EHRDs faces 20 years in prison as trial continues (Update)
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Myanmar: labour rights protest quelled with intimidation
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Indonesia: 'All Eyes on Papua' protest disrupted, four detained
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China: WHRD faces continuous harassment after prison release (Update)
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Philippines: fisherfolk leader summoned for supporting development workers, house raided
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Indonesia: farmer named suspect of assault, forcibly taken amidst agrarian conflict
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China: many dissidents targeted ahead of plenum
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Philippines: HRD arrested ahead of pro-Palestine protest
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Vietnam: wife of detained blogger summoned (Update)
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Vietnam: WHRD and her children kept in airport custody, denied entry
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Pakistan: Baloch WHRD faced sedition charges
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Indonesia: two residents named suspect for opposing mining activities
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Nepal: media worker attacked and taken by the police for reporting a protest
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India: 35 injured for opposing house demolitions
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Vietnam: WHRD and former political prisoner denied passport
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Thailand: pro-democracy HRD sanctioned with suspended sentence and fines
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China: four arrested in Hong Kong on Tiananmen anniversary
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India: minority rights WHRD arrested on trumped-up charges
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Vietnam: prominent media worker out of contact since arrest
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Malaysia: former student leader brought to trial for defying police order
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Singapore: human rights lawyer disbarred (Update)
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China: Hong Kong nurse and WHRD found guilty of subversion in massive crackdown
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Pakistan: media worker shot at after intimidating messages
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China: Hong Kong WHRD and her mother arrested under new security law
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Nepal: media worker intimidated by Chinese ambassador over online post
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Vietnam: Khmer Krom HRD denied passport, remained under travel ban
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Sri Lanka: protest met with heightened surveillance
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Bangladesh: media worker stabbed while investigating stocking practices
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Thailand: two pro-democracy HRDs sentenced for burning king’s portrait
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Thailand: pro-democracy WHRD and MP sentenced for royal defamation
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Vietnam: Another HRD summoned amid increased repression against Khmer Krom activists
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Myanmar: anti-coup protesters shot at by soldiers
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Kyrgyzstan: independent media worker fined for hooliganism
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Vietnam: two Khmer Kram HRDs had their appeal denied (Update)
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Nepal: four media workers harassed while reporting
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Nepal: media group chairman arrested for reporting embezzlement allegations
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Pakistan: media worker gunned down outside his home
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Malaysia: five people questioned over pro-Palestine protest
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Indonesia: two residents named suspect in ongoing land dispute
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Indonesia: People's Water Forum forcefully dispersed by local organisation
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Vietnam: trade unionist detained
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Kyrgyzstan: court denies media outlet's appeal against shutdown order (Update)
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Indonesia: WHRD and farmer reported for defending cultivated land
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Vietnam: WHRD and former political prisoner held in temporary detention
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Philippines: child rights WHRD convicted for rebellion
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Kazakhstan: two WHRDs fined for protesting
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Pakistan: Kashmiri media worker taken by unidentified men
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Kyrgyzstan: media worker sentenced to five years for calling on 'mass unrest' (Update)
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Kazakhstan: pro-democracy WHRD fined for allegedly disobeying the police
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Thailand: pro-democracy WHRD died in custody, health neglected by prison authorities
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India: HRD granted bail, forced to pay security expenses during house arrest (Update)
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Nepal: media workers harassed by city ward for reporting
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China: WHRD under strict surveillance following prison release (Update)
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Kazakhstan: media worker fined for speaking out against delayed media accreditation
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India: media worker beaten and locked in a room while reporting a rally
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Indonesia: two more EHRDs detained for opposing forest encroachment
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Cambodia: eviction march violently disrupted by security forces
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Myanmar: pro-democracy leader's sentence increased again, totalling 74 years (Update)
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Philippines: 27 development workers and labor rights defenders accused of terrorism financing
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Vietnam: jailed blogger sent to solitary confinement (Update)
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Philippines: development NGO has bank account frozen
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Afghanistan: residents' protest met with violence, at least three shot dead
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Myanmar: youth WHRDs out of contact after being arrested by the military junta
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Thailand: musician and citizen journalist guilty of royal defamation for singing protest songs
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Vietnam: social media activist sentenced to eight years (Update)
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Thailand: prominent HRD sentenced to three years in yet another royal defamation case
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Vietnam: pro-democracy defender found dead two weeks after interrogated
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Cambodia: union leader sentenced to 18 months upon trial in absentia
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Indonesia: local resident named suspect for opposing land clearing
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Cambodia: youth EHRDs' cycling campaign surveilled by authorities
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Mongolia: media worker arrested, charged for critical reporting
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Nepal: media worker received death threats for reporting illegal river extraction
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Philippines: parents of HRD and student leader continuously intimidated
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Cambodia: conviction of nine unionists and WHRDs upheld by Supreme Court (Update)
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Philippines: NGO and staff members' bank accounts frozen by government order
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Philippines: Labour Day's protest met with water cannons, six arrested
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Indonesia: May Day rally disrupted, two students arrested
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Indonesia: May Day protest disrupted, five student protesters arrested
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Thailand: prominent HRD gets aditional2-year jail term
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Thailand: two youth WHRDs indicted for their pro-democracy role
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China: citizen journalist evicted as landlord is pressured by the police (Update)
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Kazakhstan: media worker faced administrative charge over online video
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Pakistan: TV anchor received death threats and online harassment for advocating press freedom
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Vietnam: wife of detained HRD summoned again over Facebook posts (Update)
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Myanmar: writer arrested and beaten by military junta
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Vietnam: detained blogger handed down 7-year jail term (Update)
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Vietnam: Labour Ministry staff arrested over labour rights advocacy
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Pakistan: media workers detained at election site
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Philippines: land rights defenders' protest camp burned down (Update)
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Vietnam: imprisoned HRD treated harshly as prison condition worsened (Update)
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India: student expelled for displaying barred documentary
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Vietnam: spouse of detained HRD prevented from leaving the country
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Indonesia: community-based EHRD detained for opposing forest encroachment
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Myanmar: community-based defender immediately re-arrested after amnesty (Update)
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Philippines: land rights defenders' group had its land fenced
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China: four Tibetans land rights defenders arrested for protesting land seizure
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China: Tibetans subjected to forced political education and police surveillance
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China: Uyghur woman arrested for speaking up on land grabbing
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Vietnam: jailed blogger banned from talking to his family in their native language (Update)
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Philippines: veteran labour rights defender went missing
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India: another independent media banned
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Philippines: two environmental defenders charged with terrorism
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Vietnam: detained HRDs face disciplinary sanctions for solidarity strike (Update)
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Cambodia: student leader prevented from receiving food, fellow defenders monitored (Update)
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Afghanistan: media worker detained
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Cambodia: student leader arrested, investigated
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Kyrgyzstan: WHRD sentence suspension cancelled (Update)
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Kyrgyzstan: detained WHRD assaulted while in custody
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India: independent media faces YouTube ban
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Vietnam: human rights lawyers removed from bar association
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Indonesia: protest forcefully dispersed by police, many injured
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Indonesia: four media workers disturbed by police while reporting, one beaten
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Indonesia: EHRD sentenced to 7 months for hate speech (Update)
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Philippines: EHRD intimidated, red-tagged
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Nepal: media worker threatened with death
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Vietnam: detained journalist not allowed to have visitors (Update)
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China: HRD sentenced and tortured for demanding recognition of the Tiananmen Massacre
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India: IP rights defender arrested after house raid
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Indonesia: peaceful protest met with violence and arrests
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Afghanistan: educator and women's rights defender sentenced to one year (Update)
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Nepal: RTI activist verbally harassed by local administrative officer
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China: veteran WHRD sentenced to 4 years after years of harassment in custody
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Nepal: media worker threatened for reporting forest encroachment
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Vietnam: detained WHRD in poor health condition denied access to medicines, has personal items confiscated (Update)
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Pakistan: media workers' unionist attacked in office
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Vietnam: two social media activists charged for criticising death penalty case
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Thailand: detained pro-democracy HRDs' bailed denied for the 7th time (Update)
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Afghanistan: three youth WHRDs, their brother arrested
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Indonesia: media worker beaten by three navy officials over online article
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Vietnam: social media activist sentenced to eight-year imprisonment
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China: Tibetan monk arrested for staging a solo protest, held incommunicado
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Vietnam: detained HRD put in leg shackles for ten days (Update)
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Thailand: student activist sentenced over 2020 protest speech, denied bail
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Philippines: two EHRDs abducted after continuous red-tagging
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Thailand: pro-democracy HRD faced his 6th royal defamation charge
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China: Tibetan WHRD beaten by police, her phone broken
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Vietnam: long-term WHRD denied adequate cancer treatment (Update)
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Indonesia: veteran indigenous rights defender abducted for resisting paper company
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Thailand: pro-democracy defender given his 25th royal defamation charge
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Indonesia: media worker's home set ablaze after investigating drug trafficking