Nominee #4: Yahya Ekhou

[ 2 minutes to read ] In the crucible of human rights advocacy is a certain individual who has steadfastly adhered to the principles of liberty and equality and thus defied conventionality. Such an awning personality is Yahya Ekhou. He stands out as one of the human rights defenders in the Islamic republic of Mauritania who head Liberals Mauritania Organization and […]

Nominee #3: Armin Navabi

[ 2 minutes to read ] Armin Navabi is an Iranian Canadian atheist activist who established Atheist Republic more than ten years ago. His organization has started its work from a Facebook page and has grown a lot since then in all platforms they are active on. As he speaks both English and Persian (Farsi), he has made thousands of videos […]

Nominee #2: Ghasem Gharehdaghi (قاسم قره داغی)

[ 2 minutes to read ] Ghasem Gharehdaghi (قاسم قره داغی) Ghasem Gharehdaghi is the founder a book organization called “AvayeBuf” in Denmark. For more than a decade, his family including his sister Houriyeh Gharehdaghi (حوریه قره داغی) and his son Sasan Gharehdaghi (ساسان قره داغی) have helped him publish more than ten thousand of banned and prohibited(forbidden) books in iran(کتاب […]

Nominee #1: Masih Alinejad – A Voice of Courage

[ 3 minutes to read ] Who is Masih Alinejad? Masih Alinejad, an Iranian-American journalist and activist, is a prominent figure advocating for women’s rights, particularly against compulsory hijab laws in Iran. Living in exile in the US, she’s known for her unwavering commitment to human rights and freedom of expression. Achievements Alinejad has been instrumental in raising international awareness about […]