Yami Lester was born in 1942 and died on July 21, 2017. He was a Yankunytjatjara man, an Indigenous person of northern South Australia. He had survived nuclear testing in outback Australia is best known as an anti-nuclear and Indigenous rights advocate. Lester most significant contribution to the rights of Aboriginal people was helping gain ..
Liu Xiaobo was born on December 28, 1955 and died on July 13, 2017. He was a Chinese literary critic, writer, human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. Liu called for political reforms and the end of communist single-party rule. Xiaobo was incarcerated as a political prisoner in Jinzhou, Liaoning. On 26 June 2017, ..
Mangesh Tendulkar was born in Kolhapur and died in 2017, in Pune. He was an Indian artist as cartoonist and humourist. Tendulkar has also written in many magazines on cartoons. He was a caricaturist for more than six decades beginning with his earliest sketches in 1954. Mangesh Tendulkar was very active in creating traffic awareness ..
Anton Borisovich Nossik was born on July 4, 1966 and died on July 9, 2017. He was a Russian journalist, social activist and blogger (10th place in RuNet according to Yandex). He was also called one of the “godfathers of the Russian Internet” or the first Russian-language blogger. Nossik was an editor for the Russian ..
Norman Dorsen was born on September 4, 1930 and died on July 1, 2017. He was the Frederick I. and Grace A. Stokes Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Program at the New York University School of Law, where he specialized in Constitutional Law, Civil Liberties, and Comparative Constitutional ..
Rosa Taikon was born on July 30, 1926 and died on June 1, 2017. She was a Swedish Romani silversmith and actress from the Kalderash caste. Taikon the sister of Katarina Taikon. Taikon silver jewelry has been exhibited in many galleries and museums such as the National Museum of Fine Arts and Röhsska Museum. Rosa ..
Colette Guillaumin was born on January 28, 1934, and died on May 10, 2017. She was a sociologist at the French National Centre for Scientific Research and a French feminist. Colette Guillaumin passed away at 83 ..
Roxcy O’Neal Bolton was born on June 3, 1926, and died on May 17, 2017. She was an American feminist and civil and women’s rights activist. Roxcy married Commander David Bolton, USN. She later acted as president of Men for ERA. Roxcy Bolton was inducted into the Florida Women’s Hall of Fame in 1984 for ..
Sheikh Abdullah Nimar Darwish was born Kafr Qasim in 1948 and died on May 14, 2017. He was the founder of the Islamic Movement in Israel. When he completed his religious studies in Nablus, Darwish returned to Kafr Qasim and began advocating a return to Islam and Islamic tradition, and subsequently established the Islamic Movement ..
Saeed Karimian was born in 1969 and died on April 29, 2017. He was an Iranian television executive, the founder, chairman, and owner of Dubai-based GEM TV, which runs 17 Persian-language TV channels, plus one each in Kurdish, Azeri, and Arabic. He was British national had been tried in absentia by a court in Tehran, ..