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Jose Antonio Abreu

Jose Antonio Abreu Anselmi was a Venezuelan orchestra conductor, pianist, economist, educator, activist, and politician. He was best known for his association with El Sistema. He was Catholic. He was honored with the 2009 Latin Grammy Trustees Award, an honor given to personalities that have contributed to music by the Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences. Abreu died of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Caracas on March 24, 2018 at the age of 78.


Fartuun Adan

Fartuun grew up in Somalia. She married Elman Ali Ahmed, a local entrepreneur and peace activist. The couple had four daughters. In 1996, during the high point of the Somali Civil War, Fartuuns husband was killed near the familys home in southern Mogadishu. After her husband died, Fartuun emigrated to Canada in 1999. In 2007, Fartuun returned to Somalia. She became an advocate for peace and human rights.


Tabassum Adnan

Tabassum Adnan is a womens rights activist from Pakistan. In 2015, she won the U.S. State Departments International Women of Courage Award because of her work for justice for Pakistani women.


Agnes Chow

Agnes Chow Ting is a student activist, politician in Hong Kong. She is a former member of Demosistō. She was first known to be the spokesperson of Scholarism in the Umbrella Movement but she went away after that. She was arrested in August 2019 during the 2019–20 Hong Kong protests at her home in Tai Po. On 30 June 2020, she announced on Facebook that she left Demosistō.


Israr Ahmad

Israr Ahmad was born on 26 th April 1932, in Hisar, India. He was a Pakistani Islamic scholar who was followed particularly in South Asia. He had contributed in Islamic law, Quranic explanation, literature, philosophy. He was awarded the sitara-i-imtiaz in 1982.


Aneesa Ahmed

Aneesa Ahmed is a Maldivian womens rights activist. In 2012, she received the International Women of Courage Award. She was the second woman from the Maldivies to receive this award.


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  • art, the action, in street art is called artivism. Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei is a typical example. Social movement This short article about
  • Betty Williams 22 May 1943 17 March 2020 was a Northern Irish peace activist She was born in Belfast. She started the organization Community of Peace
  • Strickland 2001 Government Leaders, Military Rulers, and Political Activists pp. 120. This short article about a person from the United States can
  • Activists used strategies like boycotts, sit - ins, and protest marches. Sometimes police or racist white people would attack them, but the activists never
  • Autshumato, one of the first activists against colonialism Dennis Brutus, former activist and poet Patrick Chamusso, former activist of the African National
  • or pursuit of truth has inspired other democratic and anti - racist activists like Martin Luther King, Jr. and Nelson Mandela. Gandhi often said that
  • military force during conflicts. Many activists distinguish between anti - war movements and peace movements. Anti - war activists work through protest and other
  • Abdulhadi Abdulla Hubail Alkhawaja is a Bahraini - Danish human rights activists He is now in prison in Bahrain after the Bahraini uprising. He is former
  • Watson 16 November 1952 27 November 2019 was an Aboriginal Australian activist and a socialist politician. He was known for his works with the Royal Commission
  • Davis, Johnny 8 July 2007 Back down to earth: meet the Plane Stupid activists via This short article about the United Kingdom
Marie-Jose Chombart de Lauwe

Marie-Jose Chombart de Lauwe

Marie-Jose Chombart de Lauwe is a French sociologist, activist and World War II resistance fighter. She was born in Paris. In 2008, she was honored with the Legion of Honour. During World War II, she was arrested by the Gestapo to La Sante Prison. She was nearly executed. In 1954, she began working for the National Centre for Scientific Research. In 1996, she became Chair of the Fondation pour la Memoire de la Deportation.

Jacques Gaillot

Jacques Gaillot

Jacques Jean Edmond Georges Gaillot ; pronunciation ; generally known in French as Monseigneur Gaillot) is a French Catholic clergyman and social activist. He was Bishop of Evreux in France from 1982 to 1995. In 1995, Pope John Paul II removed him as head of his diocese. He is known as The Red Cleric. He was born in Saint-Dizier, Champagne.

Philip Gunawardena

Philip Gunawardena

Don Philip Rupasinghe Gunawardena was a Sri Lankan politician. He introduced Trotskyism to Sri Lanka. He studied in the United States and picked up liberal ideas there.


Alfred Miodowicz

Alfred Miodowicz is a Polish politician and trade union activist. He was born in Poznan, Poland. Miodowicz was a member of communist Polish United Workers Party. He held posts in the State National Council, Central Committee and Political Bureau. He was also the leader of the All-Poland Alliance of Trade Unions and took part in the Polish Round Table Agreement.


Francine Muyumba

Francine Fuhara Muyumba is a Congolese youth leader serving as President of the Pan African Youth Union. In 2011, Muyumba became the first International Student to be elected President of the University of Namibia Student Representative Council. The other International student to have held the position was Joseph Kalimbwe seven years later. In 2017, Muyumba was chosen among the 100 Influential young Africans.

William Smith OBrien

William Smith OBrien

William Smith OBrien was an Irish politician. At one point he was a member of the British Parliament. Later on he was a nationalist and leader of the Young Ireland movement and led a rebellion against British rule in the 1840s during the Potato Famine. He was convicted of treason, a felony, and could have been executed, but he was exiled to Van Diemens Land instead. In 1856, he was pardoned and allowed to return.

Hanna Sheehy Skeffington

Hanna Sheehy Skeffington

Johanna Sheehy Skeffington was a leading suffragette in Dublin, Ireland. She was a teacher, activist, politician, author and editor. She was sent to prison many times for vandalizing buildings for womens votes in Ireland. She was a great women who made a big difference in womens suffrage. She held rallys, marches, and speeches to get people join her cause. After the Easter Rising in 1918 women over the age of 30 got the vote.

Manepalli Narayana Rao Venkatachaliah

Manepalli Narayana Rao Venkatachaliah

Manepalli Narayana Rao Venkatachaliah is an Indian politician. He was the 25th Chief Justice of India. He served as Chief Justice from 1993 to 1994. Post retirement, he has continued to work on anti-corruption and human rights issues, including support for the launch of the Initiatives of Change Centre for Governance in 2003. He served as the Chairman of National Human Rights Commission from 1996-1998 and in 2000 he headed National Commission to review the working of the Constitution.