Activist Archive

Yazidi activist, Congolese doctor win Nobel Peace Prize for combating sexual violence

Dr. Denis Mukwege, a gynecologist treating victims of sexual violence in Congo, and Nadia Murad, a

Detained Iranian academic and environmental activist dies in prison, son says

An Iranian academic and environmental activist imprisoned by Iranian authorities last month has died in prison,

China sentences 'Vulgar Butcher' activist to 8 years in prison for subversion

A Chinese court on Tuesday sentenced a prominent activist known as the Ultra Vulgar Butcher to

Dick Gregory, Stand-Up Comedian and Activist, Dies at 84

Gregory, born Oct. 12, 1932, appeared in many late-night TV shows in the ’60s and ’70s