Hong Kong pop singer Denise Ho has been an outspoken activist for democracy in Hong Kong. She says there has been a breakdown in the "one country, two systems" policy that the mainland had promised to abide by.
Dallia Abdel-Moniem is an activist who participated in the weekend's protests. She spoke to The World's Marco Werman on how protesters recovered after June 3 — and the message they wanted to send by raising their voices again.
Minority groups united at a weekend protest at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, where the US government plans to hold 1,400 migrant children. For the protesters, Fort Sill is a reminder of Native Americans and Japanese Americans who were held there in the past.
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was arrested and accused of espionage while visiting her parents in Iran in 2016. To protest her imprisonment, she and her husband are conducting a joint hunger strike from her prison in Iran and from outside the Iranian Embassy in the UK.
In response to massive popular resistance, Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced that she will suspend extradition vote. The new law would allow China to extradite suspects accused of certain crimes and prosecute them in Chinese courts.
As the 50th anniversary of Stonewall approaches, Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera are receiving a belated measure of recognition in death that coincides with a growing awareness of transgender rights.