When the armies of Cyprus the Great conquered Babylon, little did people knew what was to happen next. To their surprise, the conqueror freed the slaves, established racial equality and declared freedom of religion, thus starting the first chapter of the world’s charter of human rights. In the millenniums following, there have been numerous Cyprus’s who have risen above the oppression and fought against the tyranny to give people their rights. It is to these great souls that we dedicate this section. America maybe a super power today and at the topmost position in the global front when it comes to human rights but the scenario wasn’t the same always. The country suffered from numerous problems and its people had little freedom. Slavery, oppression, civil rights were few of the many issues that Americans dealt with. However, there were several American human rights activists who fought for, campaigned and promoted human rights freedom. Some of them worth mentioning are Abraham Lincoln who made the famous Emancipation Proclamation, Martin Luther King Jr. who worked as a non-violence civil rights leader, Thomas Jefferson who authored the Declaration of Independence and Jimmy Carter who established the Carter Center. Know in details about the famous American human rights activists.
Hillary ClintonHillary Clinton

26 October 1947

Ronan FarrowRonan Farrow

19 December 1987

Zack de la RochaZack de la Rocha

12 January 1970

Mike FarrellMike Farrell

06 February 1939

Michael BoltonMichael Bolton

26 February 1953

Laurie HoldenLaurie Holden

17 December 1969

Solomon NorthupSolomon Northup

10 July 1807

Jorja FoxJorja Fox

07 July 1968

Yolanda KingYolanda King

17 November 1955

Alan LomaxAlan Lomax

31 January 1915

Lillian WaldLillian Wald

10 March 1867

Angelina GrimkeAngelina Grimke

20 February 1805

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Joan Chandos BaezJoan Chandos Baez

09 January 1941

Jello BiafraJello Biafra

17 June 1958

Lorraine HansberryLorraine Hansberry

19 May 1930

Martin Luther King IIIMartin Luther King III

23 October 1957

Ophelia DahlOphelia Dahl

12 May 1964

Geronimo PrattGeronimo Pratt

13 September 1947

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Jacob M. AppelJacob M. Appel

21 February 1973

Yuri OrlovYuri Orlov

13 August 1924

Yelena BonnerYelena Bonner

15 February 1923