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    Political activists

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    • Abdul Amir al-Jamri

    • Abdul Amir al-Jamri

      Sheikh Abdul Amir al-Jamri ( pronunciation; SHAYK-AHB-dehl-ah-MEER-al-JAHM-reeArabic: شيخ عبدالأمير الجمري‎‎;1 March 1938 – 18 December 2006) was one of the most prominent Shia clerics and opposition leaders in Bahrain. He was also a writer and a p ... Read »


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    • Bui Thi Minh Hang

    • Bui Thi Minh Hang (Vietnamese Bùi Thị Minh Hằng) is a Vietnamese activist and blogger. In 2016, Samantha Power, the U.S. Ambassador to the U.N., named her one of twenty women political prisoners in the FreeThe20 campaign. In 2011, Bui Thi Minh Hang protested in Hanoi and in Ho Chi Minh City against Chines ... Read »


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    • Dia Chakravarty

    • Dia Sudeshna Chakravarty (Bengali: দিয়া সুদেষ্ণা চক্রবর্তী; born 1984) is a Bangladeshi-born British political activist, Political Director of the TaxPayers' Alliance, and singer. Chakravarty was born in ... Read »


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    • Charles O'Neill Conroy


    • Dionisia Amaya

    • Dionisia Amaya-Bonilla, also known as Mama Nicha, (February 8, 1933-February 3, 2014) was a teacher and Honduran Garifuna community activist who was the co-founder of Garifuna non-profit organization, MUGAMA, Inc., a support, education, and outreach organization that ran the Mugama Advocacy Center in Brooklyn, New York ... Read »


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    • Tom Emmott

    • Thomas Clifford Emmott was a British author and political activist. Emmott grew up in Colne in Lancashire and travelled the world, collecting curiosities such as emu and rhea eggs, a large trilobite, and pieces of volcanic rock. He fought in World War I, and later claimed to have served with Military Intelligence. He ... Read »


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    • Abu Yahia al-Hamawi

    • Mohannad al-Masri (born 1981), known by the alias Abu Yahia al-Hamawi, was the third leader of the Salafist Ahrar al-Sham during the Syrian Civil War, serving from 12 September 2015 until his term ended in November 2016. Mohannad came from Qalaat al-Madiq, Hama, Syria. He trained as a civil engineer and studied at Tis ... Read »


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    • Hande Kader

    • Hande Kader

      Hande Kader was a politically active Turkish transgender woman. Kader was familiar to millions of Turks as a figurehead for the LGBT community after being photographed at the forefront of the resistance against police forces suppressing the 2015 Gay Pride event in Istanbul. In August 2016, she was reported missing by h ... Read »


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    • Raymond Lefebvre

    • Raymond-Louis Lefebvre (Vire, 1891-Barents Sea, 1920) was a French writer and political activist. He attended the 2nd World Congress of the Comintern in 1920, but disappeared in the Barents Sea whilst returning. Lefebvre served as a soldier during the First World War and in 1917 described his experiences in Le sacrifi ... Read »


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    • Kyle Lockwood

    • Kyle Lockwood

      Kyle Lockwood (born 1977) is a New Zealand architectural designer based in Melbourne, Australia. He is known for leading the successful campaign for the Government of New Zealand to reintroduce the duration of the New Zealand passport to ten years, and for designing the two flags that came first and second in the first ... Read »


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    • Brie Rogers Lowery

    • Brie Rogers Lowery

      Brie Rogers Lowery is the UK Director of Change.org. Brie worked for seven years doing online campaigning. She has worked for the Australian online advocacy group GetUp! as well as a number of UK NGOs including Oxfam and the Global Campaign for Education. Brie is on the board of directors at Greenpeace Nordic (2015-c ... Read »


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    • Blair McDougall

    • Blair McDougall is a political activist in the British Labour Party, best known as head strategist to the Better Together campaign during the Scottish independence referendum. He was educated at the University of Glasgow, where as chair of the Labour Club he was Ross Kemp's campaign manager during the 1999 Rectorial e ... Read »


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    • Lisa Mckenzie

    • Lisa Louise Mckenzie (born March 1968) is a British sociologist and research fellow at the London School of Economics whose work relates to class inequality, social justice, and British working class culture. She is politically active in the Class War party and her research and politics have been influenced by her expe ... Read »


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    • Blen Mesfin

    • Blen Mesfin (Amharic: ብሌን መስፍን) is an official in Ethiopia’s opposition Semayawi (Blue) Party. In 2016, she was named one of twenty women political prisoners in the FreeThe20 campaign by Samantha Power, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. Mesfin was arrested at a protest ... Read »


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    • Christian Michelides

    • Christian Michelides (born July 19, 1957) is an Austrian psychotherapist. He is the director of Lighthouse Wien. Michelides was born in Graz. In 1973, he started to work as an opera critic of a provincial newspaper called Südost Tagespost. After serving as an assistant director for plays of Eugène Ionesco an ... Read »


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    • Nadine Moussa

    • Nadine Moussa is a Lebanese lawyer and political activist running for the Lebanese general election, 2014. She is also running as an independent candidate for the Lebanese presidential election, 2014. She is the first woman to run for presidency in Lebanon. After studying law at the Saint Joseph University (Beirut ... Read »


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    • Alli Muhammad

    • Alli Muhammad is an African-American doctor, psychologist, political activist and revolutionary who founded the Revolutionary Black Panther Party, which claims continuity from the Black Panther Party of 1966, the RBPP was officially named in 1992. Muhammad was born in Gondar, Ethiopia at that time his father who is of ... Read »


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    • Nicolas Muzin

    • Nicolas "Nick" David Muzin is a Canadian-born Republican political strategist, attorney and physician. He serves as the director of coalitions for the United States House Republican Conference and is currently senior adviser and deputy chief of staff for strategy for current Republican candidate for President of the Un ... Read »


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    • Nurul Islam (politician)

    • Nurul Islam is a Rohingya political activist and Yangon-educated lawyer from Myanmar (Burma). He is the president of the Arakan Rohingya National Organisation (ARNO) and lives with his family in London, the United Kingdom. Islam is the president of the Arakan Rohingya National Organisation (ARNO), a political orga ... Read »


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    • Hardik Patel

    • Hardik Patel

      Hardik Patel (born 20 July 1993) is an Indian social and political activist who participated in the Patidar reservation agitation, the agitation for the inclusion of the Patidar caste in the Other Backward Class (OBC) category in order to qualify for reserved quotas in education and government jobs. Hardik Patel w ... Read »


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    • Political Song Network

    • The Political Song Network was a British national network of political singers, songwriters, and musicians founded at a meeting in London in October 1986. Founders included Roy Bailey, Pam Bishop, Ros Kane, Sandra Kerr, Angela McKee, John Pole, Leon Rosselson, Janet Russell, Ivan Sears, Bob Wakeling, and Jim Woodland. ... Read »


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    • Elfreda Reyes

    • Elfreda Reyes (1901-1992) was a labor organizer, suffragette, women's rights activist and political activist during the British Honduran struggle for independence from Great Britain. She helped found the Jobless Workers Union and pushed for labor reforms, including wage and hour laws, as well as the Women’s League ... Read »


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    • Yll Rugova

    • Yll Rugova (born 1984) is a political activist, information designer and typographer from Kosovo. As a political and social activist, he is known as one of the founders of the Strong Party and initiator of a series of political and social events in Kosovo, including the 2013 protests against KEK in Pristina. In 2014 he ... Read »


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    • Sanaa Seif

    • Sanaa Seif is a female political activist who became actively involved in the Egyptian revolution in 2011. She was a student of language and translation at October University until her arrest in 2014. She was granted a presidential pardon, along with 100 others in September 2015. Sanaa Seif is a 21-year-old politi ... Read »


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    • Ethel Lilian Voynich

    • Ethel Lilian Voynich

      Ethel Lilian Voynich, née Boole (11 May 1864 – 27 July 1960) was an Irish novelist and musician, and a supporter of several revolutionary causes. She was born in Cork, but grew up in England. Voynich was a significant figure, not only on the late Victorian literary scene, but also in Russian émigré circle ... Read »


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    • Herman Wainggai

    • Herman Wainggai

      Herman Wainggai is a West Papuan leader living in exile in the United States of America and banned for life from his beloved home, Jayapura, the capital city of West Papua. He is a former political prisoner who took on the Indonesian government and almost cost him his life. Mr. Wainggai escaped to Australia, where he l ... Read »


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    • Thom Wainggai

    • Thomas Wapay N.S Wainggai (also known as Dr. Thom) was a West Papuan scholar, political and cultural leader, philosopher, and nationalist; a true advocate of West Papuan self-determination and Melanesian identity. He was born and raised in Jayapura, West Papua, where he spent his young days. He became the first West Pa ... Read »


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    • Gemma Weedall

    • Gemma Weedall (b. 1989) is a South Australian social and environmental activist, journalist, photographer, opinion writer and community organiser. Weedall graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Social Sciences in 2009. While studying, she was involved in student politics and environmental activis ... Read »


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