Five top human rights activists in 2010 continue to be confronted with their governments, against the violation of human rights. They continue to risks and threats in their daily struggle to put pressure on their governments to respect human rights for all. I herby detail Five amazing super human rights activists who defend human rights for all.
1. Liu Xiaobo, China
Liu Xiaobo is one of the critics of the Chinese government. He spent a year and a half in prison after the 1989 protests in Tiananmen Square peaceful against violations of human rights. In 1996, Liu Xiaobo was jailed for three years for criticizing the Chinese policy toward Taiwan and the Dalai Lama. During 2009, Liu Xiaobo was sentenced to 11 years longer for the co-author of Charter 08, a petition to mark the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. A former university professor, Liu Xiaobo was recently nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Human Rights Watch honors for Liu Xiaobo for his courageous commitment to freedom of expression and assembly in China.
2. Milashina Elena, Russia
Human rights activist Elena Milashina is an investigative reporter at Novaya Gazeta, Russia’s leading independent newspaper, Elena Milashina exposes the truth about violations of human rights and widespread corruption of government in Russia. Despite attempts by Russia to silence its critics and hide abuses, Elena Milashina remains openly human rights activist. He continued to publish accounts of abuse of human rights regarding enforced disappearances, extrajudicial executions and torture. She also conducts its own investigation into the murder of brass of a major Chechen human rights defender, Estemirova, calling for accountability at the highest level. Human Rights Watch honors for Elena Milashina for his courage to confront Russia are deeply problematic human rights.
3. Sussan Tahmasebi, Iran
Sussan Tahmasebi, a human rights activist for the past two decades, intends to strengthen the human rights of Iranian gender issues and women’s rights. Sussan Tahmasebi has conducted training in leadership and peace building, continues to facilitate collaboration between the Iranian and international civil society, and is a founding member of the award winning One Million Signatures Campaign. The support of the campaign rallies for the end of the Iran gender-biased laws. Tahmasebi was harassed by security forces and was forbidden to travel abroad for more than two years because of its abuse tally declaration of human rights. Human Rights Watch honors the intent of Sussan Tahmasebi for his dedication to the promotion of civil society and make the rights of women a national priority in Iran.
4.Hossam Bahgat, Egypt
Human rights activist Hossam Bahgat is the founder and director of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR), Hossam Bahgat defends civil rights and freedoms in Egypt. He speaks against the government’s violations of religious freedom and the right to privacy. Hossam Bahgat recently won a lawsuit against the Department of the Interior on behalf of the Baha’is in Egypt and has played a leading role in denouncing sectarian violence against Coptic Christians – minorities face discrimination often. Human Rights Watch honors for Hossam Bahgat enforce individual freedoms for all Egyptians.
5. Julian Assange, Wikileaks
Human rights activist Julian Assange is an Internet activist best known for his involvement in Wikileaks, a whistleblower website.. It is now Wikileaks spokesman and editor.
Julian Assange exposes the truth about violations of human rights and widespread killing by government in Iraq and Forces United States. Despite attempts by US to silence its critics and hide abuses, Julian Assange remains openly human rights activist. He continued to publish accounts of allegations of torture and unlawful killings in the conflict in Iraq.
Julian Assange was the winner of the 2009 Amnesty International Media, awarded for having denounced the extrajudicial killings in Kenya in the investigation.. He also won the 2008 Prize economist Index on Censorship. Assange said that Wikileaks published documents classified higher than the rest of the world’s press gathered. How is it that a team of five people managed to make publicly available details suppressed at this level as the rest of the world’s press gathered? It is Shame.
On June 3, 2010, he appeared via video conference at the Personal Democracy conference with Daniel Ellsberg. Daniel Ellsberg told MSNBC’s “explanation that [Assange] used” for not appearing in person in the United States was that “it was not safe for him to come to this country.” On June 21, 2010 Assange attended a hearing in Brussels, Belgium, appearing in public for the first time in nearly a month.. He told the Guardian that he does not fear for his safety, but is on constant alert and avoids travel in America, saying: “[U.S.] public pronouncements were reasonable. But certain statements made in private, are a little more questionable. “He said “politically it would be a great mistake for them to act. I feel perfectly safe, but I was advised by my lawyers not to travel to the United States during this period.
Human Rights UN chief Navi Pillay urged Iraq and the United States to investigate allegations of torture and unlawful killings in the conflict in Iraq has revealed in documents made by Wikileaks ,Julian Assange is editor in chief. The Gulf Cooperation Council, which includes six U.S. friendly Arab monarchies, urged Washington to “open a serious investigation and transparent” about possible “crimes against humanity.” Groups campaigning for human rights have also called for a probe, with headquarters in New York Human Rights Watch saying that the U.S. may have violated international law if it knowingly transferred prisoners to places of potential abuse.
The head of the UN Human Rights has also called on Iraq to accede to the Convention against Torture, which prohibits the practice, and facilitate visits by UN monitors in Iraq to the detention centers.
Without doubt, Julian Assange is the fifth super amazing human rights activists in the 2010.
Gaurav Virk, the author has a strong motivation to support human-rights and publish research on rights articles worldwide info: He is currently a final year student of computer applications (MCA) and Diploma in Human Rights.