Alfredo Romero is an attorney from Venezuela. When a man came to him whose son had been killed in a demonstration against the government, Romero became a human rights activist.
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Thousands of Bolivians have taken part in protests against President Evo Morales' bid to run for a fourth term. Morales' party asked the courts to remove re-election limits, saying they violate human rights.
Thousands have demonstrated across Argentina demanding the government come clean over the disappearance of an activist for indigenous Mapuche rights in Patagonia. The case has stirred up memories of an autocratic past.
Rights activists have expressed their disappointment over Aung San Suu Kyi's speech on the Rohingya crisis. DW looks at why the democracy icon has struggled with discussing rights abuses in Rakhine.
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