List of famous human rights activists with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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A human rights activist is one who believes and works either as an individual or as a member of an organization in order to promote and campaign for the basic rights and freedoms that humans are entitled to. A human rights activist will bring out the various human rights violation in the public domain and campaign to restore these rights. On the whole, a human rights activist may be involved in a wide range of campaigns like prevention of hate crimes, prevention of physical torture of convicts, campaigns for political and civil rights, gay rights and many others. A human right activist will campaign against the various kinds of human right abuses and bring these issues in the limelight of the media and the public eye. The United States Human Rights Council, which is one of the most significant organizations in the United States, has addressed several conflicts and human rights issues around the world since the time it was established. Some of the issues it has addressed include, woman’s rights and rights of racial and ethnic minorities among many others. To get acquainted with more interesting information; continue to read on about some of the famous human rights activists, with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Jello BiafraJello Biafra
Martin Luther King IIIMartin Luther King III
Lorraine HansberryLorraine Hansberry

Mahasweta DeviMahasweta Devi
Ophelia DahlOphelia Dahl
Asma JahangirAsma Jahangir

Geronimo PrattGeronimo Pratt
Nellie McClungNellie McClung
Domenico ModugnoDomenico Modugno

Eduard LimonovEduard Limonov
Vladimir BukovskyVladimir Bukovsky

Natan SharanskyNatan Sharansky
Oodgeroo NoonuccalOodgeroo Noonuccal
Yuri OrlovYuri Orlov

Maziar BahariMaziar Bahari
Jacob M. AppelJacob M. Appel
Irwin CotlerIrwin Cotler

Yelena BonnerYelena Bonner
Megan LeslieMegan Leslie
Pınar SelekPınar Selek