Human Rights Defenders Face Harassment, Jail and Even Death

‘In Asia, we are witnessing more and more human rights defenders being subjected to increasingly severe forms of violations, particularly killings, simply for defending human rights.

Human Rights Defenders Face Harassment, Jail and Even Death

BANGKOK – Repression is rampant in Thailand and across Asia, and human rights defenders face harassment, jail and even death, according to a new report by the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (Forum-Asia). Some 164 cases in Asia involved physical violence, with 61 resulting in death, according to the report, Defending in Numbers: Resistance […]