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South Asia

Around 7% of all reprisals documented in the Secretary General reports since 2010 are in South Asia.

Sri Lanka and India are the two countries in the region where most acts of intimidation and reprisals have been specifically recorded.

The cases are predominantly against named individuals working to defend civil and political rights. The main type of reprisals observed in the region are threats and intimidation.

Key numbers

Most frequent type

Most frequent issue area

Gender within named individuals

10

Female

22

Male

5

Other