Anti Corruption Activists

An anti-corruption activist may refer to an activist who is involved in the direct, indirect, confrontational action in order to tackle the various kinds of dishonest and fraudulent activities that may occur in a countries government. Anti-corruption activists may either campaign as an individual or may work under someone or may be involved with any kind of anti-corruption organization or movement. Corruption may refer to the misuse of trusted government fund or the fraudulent use and misuse use of money or the violation of the generally accepted and legal norms of a nation that may adversely affect a nation’s economy. Anti-corruption movements may take place in the form of non-violent and peaceful protests, demonstrations, public rallies, public speeches, media activism, hunger strikes, strikes of laborers, workers or government staff, public gatherings among many other types of anti-corruption movements. In the 21st century, corruption is one of the major issues that is affecting the world, especially the third world countries. Anti-corruption activist may risk their own lives by participating in various demonstrations that involve life threating risks like police patrol or attacks. To dig in to more facts on many of the famous anti-corruption activists, continue to read their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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 1 Arvind Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal
Famous As: Anti Corruption Activist, Politician
Birthdate: August 16, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Siwani, Haryana
Indian politician Arvind Kejriwal is the incumbent chief minister of Delhi and the founder of the Aam Aadmi Party. The Ramon Magsaysay Award-winning leader is an IIT-KGP alumnus and was initially a joint commissioner of income tax with the IRS. His book Swaraj highlights burning issues such as corruption.

 2 Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: August 28, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Beijing
Named Art Review’s most powerful artist in 2011, Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has become a symbol of resilience against the authoritarian Chinese government. Jailed and banned from leaving the country once, he is known for using various media, such as sculpture, photos, and documentaries, to reflect Chinese human-rights abuses.

 3 Aruna Roy

Aruna Roy
Famous As: Political and Social Activist
Birthdate: June 26, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chennai

Social activist Aruna Roy is best known for establishing the Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan. Initially a professor, she later served as an IAS officer, following which she concentrated on social work. She spearheaded the right to information movement, which led to the passage of the RTI Act in 2005.

 4 Anastasia Prikhodko

Anastasia Prikhodko
Famous As: Activist, Singer
Birthdate: April 21, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine

 5 Clarence Mini

Clarence Mini
Famous As: Doctor
Birthdate: November 6, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: South Africa
Died: May 12, 2020
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