A concession by Brazilian authorities isn't enough to end protests.
Police have arrested a protest leader and used force to disperse students near Hong Kong’s government headquarters. Protesters want China to reverse a new law that gives Beijing more power over Hong Kong elections.
Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have brought parts of the city center to a standstill. Police have used tear gas to disperse crowds calling for more political freedom from Beijing.
Following the massacre of Iguala, the Mexican government has stepped up the fight against drug cartels. Despite the successful investigations, there is increased fear of an interweaving of state and criminal violence.
Just four months after completing a two-year prison term for his role in Bahrain's 2011 pro-democracy protests, human rights defender Nabeel Rajab is being held in custody. He is accused of publishing offensive tweets.
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