Phan Cong Hai

In November 2019, Phan Cong Hai was arrested for Facebook posts that were deemed "anti-state." In a 2020 trial in which he did not have legal representation in court… More

Tran Hoang Huan

Tran Hoang Tuan was indicted and arrested under investigation for his alleged anti-state propaganda in August 2021. Many believe his arrest was directly related to his criticism of the… More

Bui Van Thuan

Bui Van Thuan was arrested in August 2021 and accused of “anti-state propaganda” for his Facebook page. In November 2022, he was sentenced to eight years in prison and… More

Thanapol Eawsakul

Thanapol Eawsakul is a co-founder and editor-in-chief of Same Sky Books, a political magazine and publisher of books on Thai politics and history. Police have harassed Thanapol and Same… More

Nattapol Chaiching

Nattapol, a historian, is facing a civil defamation suit for his writings on the Thai monarchy. The plaintiff, a royal descendant, is seeking 50 million baht in damages based… More

Leong Sze Hian

A columnist and activist, Hian was ordered by the court to pay S$133k (US$98K) in damages for sharing a link on his Facebook page to an article alleging that… More

Kyaw Min Yu Ko Jimmy

Literary writer and prominent pro-democracy activist "Ko Jimmy," imprisoned multiple times previously, was charged over his Facebook posts in February 2021 and arrested in October; a military tribunal sentenced… More

Zarganar Maung Thura

On April 6, 2021, comedian Zarganar was arrested in a broader campaign against cultural figures following the 2021 military coup. He was released conditionally on October 18, 2021 after… More

Bo Bo Htoo Chaw Ba Thit

Bo Bo Htoo, a poet and literary writer, was arrested at his home on November 15, 2021 by military authorities and first sent to an interrogation camp. He was… More

Htun Zaw Win Wyne

Htun Zaw Win, also known as Wyne, is a screenwriter and director whose films have won multiple awards from the Myanmar Motion Picture Organization. His short film Ban That… More