Anna Politkovskaya
Anna Stepanovna Politkovskaya (Russian: А́нна Степа́новна Политко́вская; [ˈannə stʲɪˈpanəvnə pəlʲɪtˈkofskəjə]; Ukrainian: Га́нна Степа́нівна Політко́вська; née Mazepa; 30 August 1958 - 7 Octob...
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Citizens for a Free Kuwait
Citizens for a Free Kuwait (CFK) was an astroturf operation established by the Kuwaiti government to persuade the American public to look favourably on US military action in the Persian Gulf (the subs...
Suu Kyi trespasser incidents
On 4 May 2009, the American citizen John Yettaw trespassed upon the residence of Burmese political prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi, two weeks before her scheduled release from house arrest on May 27. This i...
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Hans Blix
Hans Martin Blix ( listen ; born 28 June 1928) is a Swedish diplomat and politician for the Liberal People's Party. He was Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs (1978–1979) and later became t...
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Blix (disambiguation)
Blix is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:Blix is also a chemical used in photographic processing - the name is a contraction of bleach and fixer.
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Parvin Ardalan
Parvin Ardalan, born 1967 in Tehran, is a leading Iranian women's rights activist, writer and journalist. She was awarded the Olof Palme Prize in 2007 for her struggle for equal rights for men and wom...
Kofi Annan
Kofi Atta Annan (born 8 April 1938) is a Ghanaian diplomat who served as the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations from January 1997 to December 2006. Annan and the United Nations were the c...
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Casa Alianza
Casa Alianza is an international non-profit organization and the Latin American branch of Covenant House. It is a charity and NGO whose aims are the rehabilitation and the defence of street children....
SOS Racisme
SOS Racisme ([ɛsɔ.ɛs ʁaˈsism]) is a French anti-racist NGO, founded in 1984. It has counterparts in several other European countries or region (see below the section Sister organisations).
SOS Rac...
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Aung San Suu Kyi
Aung San Suu Kyi AC (Burmese: အောင်ဆန်းစုကြည်; MLCTS: aung hcan: cu. krany, /aʊŋˌsæn.suːˈtʃiː/, [àʊɴ sʰáɴ sṵ tɕì]; born 19 June 1945) is a Burmese opposition politician and chairperson of the National...
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2007 Burmese anti-government protests
Saffron Revolution is a term used to describe a series of economic and political protests and demonstrations that took place during August, September and October of 2007 in Burma (also known as Myanma...
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Sergei Kovalev
Sergei Adamovich Kovalyov (also spelled Sergey Kovalev; Russian: Серге́й Адамович Ковалёв; born 2 March 1930) is a Russian human rights activist and politician and a former Soviet dissident and p...
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Salima Ghezali
Salima Ghezali (born 1958 in Bouira, Algeria) is an Algerian journalist and writer.A founding member of Women in Europe and the Maghreb, president of the association for the advancement of women, edit...
Denis Mukwege
Denis Mukwege /ˈdɛnɪs mʉkˈweɪɡiː/ (born 1 March 1955) is a Congolese gynecologist. He founded and works in Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, where he specializes in the treatment of women who have been gang-r...
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A Conspiracy of Hope
A Conspiracy of Hope was a short tour of six benefit concerts on behalf of Amnesty International that took place in the United States during June 1986. The purpose of the tour was not to raise funds ...
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Wei Jingsheng
Wei Jingsheng (Chinese: 魏京生; pinyin: Wèi Jīngshēng; born 20 May 1950, Beijing) is a Chinese human rights activist known for his involvement in the Chinese democracy movement. He is most promi...
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Harlem Désir
Harlem Désir ([aʁ.lɛm de.ziʁ], born 25 November 1959 in Paris) is a French politician, currently French Secretary of State for European Affairs.
Harlem Jean-Philippe Désir is the son of a Martinic...
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Stop Violence Against Women
Stop Violence Against Women is a worldwide campaign of Amnesty International to counter violence against women.It was started on 5 March 2004, in preparation before International Women's Day. It is on...
Cyril Ramaphosa
Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa (born 17 November 1952) is a South African politician, businessman, activist, and trade union leader who has served as the Deputy President under President Jacob Zuma since 20...
Irrepressible.info
irrepressible.info was an anti-Internet censorship campaign and website by Amnesty International and The Observer. It was developed in 2006 by Soda Creative and hosted by Darq Ltd. The site was based ...
Human Rights Now!
Human Rights Now! was a worldwide tour of twenty benefit concerts on behalf of Amnesty International that took place over six weeks in 1988. Held not to raise funds but to increase awareness of both ...
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Assassination of Anna Politkovskaya
The assassination of Anna Politkovskaya (born 1958), the Russian journalist, writer and human rights activist, took place on 7 October 2006. She was well known for her opposition to the Chechen confli...
Hanan Ashrawi
Hanan Daoud Khalil Ashrawi (Arabic: حنان داوود خليل عشراوي ‎; born October 8, 1946) is a Palestinian legislator, activist, and scholar. She was a protégée and later colleague and close frie...
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Olof Palme Prize
The Olof Palme Prize is an annual prize awarded for an outstanding achievement in the spirit of Olof Palme. The Prize consists of a diploma and 75,000 US dollars.The prize was established in February ...
Lyudmila Alexeyeva
Lyudmila Mikhailovna Alexeyeva (Russian: Людми́ла Миха́йловна Алексе́ева, [lʲʊˈdmʲilə ɐlʲɪˈksʲeɪvə]; born July 20, 1927) is a Russian historian, leading human rights activist, founding member of t...
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Václav Havel
Václav Havel ([ˈvaːt͡slav ˈɦavɛl]; 5 October 1936 – 18 December 2011) was a Czech writer, philosopher, dissident, and statesman. From 1989 to 1992, he served as the first democratically...
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The Secret Policeman's Balls
The Secret Policeman's Ball is the name informally used for the long-running series of benefit shows staged initially in England to raise funds for the human rights organisation Amnesty International,...
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100 Days Campaign
The 100 Days Campaign was set up in 2008 by Amnesty International to demonstrate President-elect Barack Obama’s commitment to human rights. Amnesty International called for certain concrete steps in O...