Profiles

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Johan Galtung

By Zafar Shayan “By peace we mean the capacity to transform conflicts with empathy, without violence, and creatively – a ...
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Tawakkol Karman

By Dr. Sasha Cheng “My position is determined by my beliefs, and I do not ask for anyone’s permission”. Known ...
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Sima Samar

By Zafar Shayan Known as the ‘Woman of Action’, Sima Samar has been spending tireless efforts for promoting peace, education ...
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Emmanuel Jal

A former child soldier, Emmanuel Jal has become famous for his activism as well as his music, which weaves several ...
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Nada al-Wadi

Nada al-Wadi, a journalist, rose to prominence as one of the few independent voices during the 2011 protests in Bahrain ...
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Andrei Sakharov

Through his public struggle with the Soviet government over nuclear expansion, Andrei Sakharov became an internationally-known advocate for disarmament. His ...
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Daniel Barenboim

A national of four countries – Argentina, Israel, Palestine, and Spain – Daniel Barenboim has spent his musical career challenging ...
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Asha Haji Elmi

Asha Haji Elmi is an innovative activist in Somalia. Her life’s work has been the advancement of women’s rights and ...
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Krishnammal and Sankaralingam Jagannathan

Born into one of India’s lowest castes, Krishnammal Jagannathan was active in India’s fight for independence. Together with her late ...
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