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Ukrainian filmmaker, activist Oleg Sentsov wins EU’s Sakharov prize

Ukrainian filmmaker and activist Oleg Sentsov has been awarded the European Parliament’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. The prize is awarded to individuals who have made an exceptional contribution to the fight for human rights across the globe, drawing attention to human rights violations and supporting the laureates and their cause Sentsov is a …

Daily News Egypt

Alec Baldwin, actor and activist, USA

“If they cut the forests down, we’re never going to get to two degrees. Never.” As an actor, supporter of the arts and animal rights activist, Alec Baldwin is a man of many hats. The latest has brought him to Paris to lend his distinctive voice to those whose own so often go unheard. Those …

Deutsche Welle

Alec Baldwin, actor and activist

“If they cut the forests down, we’re never going to get to two degrees. Never.” As an actor, supporter of the arts and animal rights activist, Alec Baldwin is a man of many hats. The latest has brought him to Paris to lend his distinctive voice to those whose own so often go unheard. Those …

Deutsche Welle

Why Nigerian activist Ken Saro-Wiwa was executed

Ken Saro-Wiwa was executed by a former military regime in Nigeria for fighting for the rights of the Ogoni. 20 years after his judicial murder, people in the region are still not benefitting from oil revenues.Harry Saro-Wiwa sits beside his brother’s grave. A washed-out, torn flag flutters from a wooden pole. Harry says his brother …

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