By Arne Peter Braaksma
Human Dignity takes you all over the world, offering the tales of 11 human rights defenders who act within the spirit of Gandhi’s motto: "You needs to be the swap you must see within the world." every one of them has turn into a focus of combating human rights violations corresponding to land robbery, discrimination, the withholding of well-being prone, dictatorship, environmental destruction, and international warming.
The tales of those awesome women and men show the demanding situations and struggles dealing with those that communicate fact to energy. it'd be tough to not be encouraged by means of their resilience in attempting to create a greater world.
Human Dignity is the sequel to the profitable 9 Lives: Making the very unlikely attainable (New Internationalist, Oxford 2009) by way of a similar writer, which portrays 9 different human rights defenders.
Arne Peter Braaksma has labored as an editor within the united kingdom and as a journalist within the Netherlands, targeting human rights, the surroundings and company social responsibility.
Contributors: Rebiya Kadeer (East Turkestan / Uyghur), Soe Myint (Burma), Martin Macwan (India), Khassan Baiev (Chechnya), Aminatou Haidar (Western Sahara), Samuel Kofi Woods (Liberia), Vuyiseka Dubula (South Africa), Maria Gunnoe (United States), Pablo Fajardo (Ecuador), Liliana Ortega (Venezuela), Sheila Watt-Cloutier (Nunavut)
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