Human Dignity: Eleven Defenders of Human Range at Close Range
Previous title: Trailblazers: In the Footsteps of Eleven Human Rights Defenders
To those who dream of a better life in a better world. To those who, understanding such dreams, speak truth to power. To those in power, entrusted to make such dreams come true.
This book takes you around the world in the spirit of Gandhi’s motto: ‘You must be the change you wish to see in the world.’ Each contributor overcomes obstacles, inspiring courage and resilience in others.
Contributors: Rebiya Kadeer (East Turkestan), 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, Canada).