Senior Pakistani journalist Matiullah Jan, known for his harsh criticism against the Pakistani military and the ruling dispensation headed by prime minister Imran Khan, was attacked by unidentified persons back in September 2017, as well
Gautam Navlakha and Anand Teltumbde, both civil rights activists, surrendered to Indian authorities on April 14 in a case which has been widely and severely criticized as being unfounded.
The warrants were issued against leaders of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, including its acting president Sam Rainsy. The leaders were planning to return to Cambodia and resume political work.
Felix Tshisekedi was declared the president of DR Congo, having won 4% more votes than his nearest rival Martin Fayulu, who had the edge in opinion polls. The candidate of outgoing president Joseph Kabila came third
From terror plots to national security threats, political dissenters faced several charges and labels for raising their voice and questioning excessive power
The elections in Bangladesh on December 30 are a key moment in the country’s history with critics accusing the Sheikh Hasina government of authoritarian tendencies
The spyware named Pegasus, developed by the Tel Aviv based NSO Group, has been found to be used widely for targeting activists, dissidents, and journalists around the world