Here we include leaders across the entire human rights spectrum who are advancing progress toward peace and prosperity within a global community. They don't have to be well known. Recall the old saying "actions speak louder than words." If you have suggestions for others please tell us!
Willie Kimani, Civil Rights lawyer in Kenya. Mr. Kimani took cases against the police for the use of excessive force. He and his client in such a case were murdered in June 2016 by an extrajudicial group for bringing a case. Rest in peace and do not be forgotten.