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  • [29/03/2018] Ana Ursachi

    Moldova

    On 29 March 2018, a Moldovan court has sanctioned the arrest of Ana Ursachi, a lawyer and human rights defender, in the absence of her lawyers, following allegations that she had been involved in a murder that took place 20 years ago. For the past 7...

  • [01/11/2017] Igor Rudnikov [Noviye Kolyosa newspaper]

    Russia

    On 1 November 2017, Igor Rudnikov, editor and founder of the Noviye Kolyosa newspaper, was forcefully detained by representatives of the Russian Federal Security Service on allegations of extorting money from a high-level law enforcement official in...

  • [18/09/2018] Nguyen Quang A

    Vietnam

    On September 18, Nguyen Quang A was barred from leaving the country to travel to Australia. In a separate trip, planned for early October, he hoped to travel to Brussels, to attend an EU hearing about human rights. He was stopped, searched, and...

  • [04/01/2019] Duong Thi Tan

    Vietnam

    On January 4 2019, police in Ho Chi Minh City arbitrarily detained activist Nguyen Tri Dung and brutally beat his mother Duong Thi Tan, who is also a human rights defender and democracy campaigner. Ms. Tan said Dung was arrested on afternoon when he...

  • [04/01/2019] Nguyen Tri Dung

    Vietnam

    On January 4 2019, police in Ho Chi Minh City arbitrarily detained activist Nguyen Tri Dung and brutally beat his mother Duong Thi Tan, who is also a human rights defender and democracy campaigner. Ms. Tan said Dung was arrested on afternoon when he...

  • [01/01/2019] Mohammad Ali Hossain [Ashulia Industrial Zone protesting worker]

    Bangladesh

    After strikes in Bangladesh in mid-January 2019, union leaders have reported at least 7,500 garment workers were dismissed from their jobs. Some of those dismissed were accused of vandalism and looting, but the allegations appeared broad and vague. At...

  • [17/06/2018] Truong Thi Ha

    Vietnam

    Truong Thi Ha was a law student when she participated in the June 2018 protests – first on June 10 during the nation-wide protests against the draft laws on Cyber security and Special Economic Zone, and then on June 17, on which day Ha and many other...

  • [05/09/2017] Jan Kuciak [News website Aktuality.sk]

    Slovak Republic

    On 5 September 2017, Jan Kuciak, an investigative journalist of the news website Aktuality.sk, received threats from businessman Marián Kočner during a phone interview. Instead of answering questions about his business, Mr. Kočner started to threaten...

  • [21/02/2018] Jan Kuciak [News website Aktuality.sk]

    Slovak Republic

    On 21 February 2018, Jan Kuciak, an investigative journalist of the news website Aktuality.sk, was shot dead together with his fiancée, Martina Kušnírová in their home. He focused mainly on investigating tax fraud of several businessmen with...

  • [01/02/2019] Murdani [Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi)]

    Indonesia

    Murdani heads a chapter of Indonesia’s largest environmental NGO, the Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi). On 1st of February 2019, he and his wife woke to the smell of burning on the second floor of their home in Menemeng village on Lombok,...

  • [14/01/2019] Truong Huu Chau Danh

    Vietnam

    Bloggers Phuong Ngo and Truong Huu Chau Danh and an unknown woman got stuck in a car surrounded by police and thugs since 12 PM on 14 January 2019. Police and thugs reportedly surrounded their car, not allowing it to move for hours. In order to protect...

  • [14/01/2019] Phuong Ngo

    Vietnam

    Bloggers Phuong Ngo and Truong Huu Chau Danh and an unknown woman got stuck in a car surrounded by police and thugs since 12 PM on 14 January 2019. Police and thugs reportedly surrounded their car, not allowing it to move for hours. In order to protect...

  • [14/01/2019] Huynh Long

    Vietnam

    There has been no information about activist Huynh Long since late afternoon of January 14 2019, while bloggers Phuong Ngo, Truong Huu Chau Danh and another woman got stuck in a car surrounded by police and thugs since 12 PM of the same day. According...

  • [13/01/2019] Nguyen Van Vien [Brotherhood for Democracy]

    Vietnam

    Vietnamese police have arrested two democracy activists, one an ethnic Vietnamese citizen of Australia, in an ongoing round-up of advocates for political reform. Nguyen Van Vien, a member of the banned Brotherhood for Democracy, and Chau Van Kham, a...

    Plastics

  • [18/03/2019] Dani Batra

    India

    On March 18th 2019, around 500 tribal members launched an indefinite protest in front of the main gate of the Vedanta refinery, demanding jobs and free education for their children in the Vedanta-managed school at Lanjigarh. During the protests, 2...

    Oil, gas & coal, Metals & steel

  • [18/03/2019] Sujit Kumar Minj

    India

    On March 18th 2019, around 500 tribal members launched an indefinite protest in front of the main gate of the Vedanta refinery, demanding jobs and free education for their children in the Vedanta-managed school at Lanjigarh. During the protests, 2...

    Oil, gas & coal, Metals & steel

  • [01/02/2019] Bülent Şık

    Turkey

    Bülent Şık is a human rights defender working on public health, food safety and the right to a healthy environment. He is a former academic, known for his work on food safety. He was summoned to appear before an Istanbul court on 7 February 2019 on the...

  • [11/03/2019] Vicente Castro [Peasant base (Base Campesina)]

    Honduras

    Two members of the peasant organization Peasant base (Base campesina), located in Siguatepeque, Honduras, José Santos Vázquez and Juan Mejía, were accused of encroachment on land, designated for logging. The members of organization are trying to...

  • [11/03/2019] Juan Mejía [Peasant base (Base Campesina)]

    Honduras

    Two members of the peasant organization Peasant base (Base campesina), located in Siguatepeque, Honduras, José Santos Vázquez and Juan Mejía, were accused of encroachment on land, designated for logging. The members of organization are trying to...

  • [11/03/2019] José Santos Vázquez [Peasant base (Base Campesina)]

    Honduras

    Two members of the peasant organization Peasant base (Base campesina), located in Siguatepeque, Honduras, José Santos Vázquez and Juan Mejía, were accused of encroachment on land, designated for logging. The members of organization are trying to...

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