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Emily Daoud Nasrallah (née Abi Rached) was born on July 6, 1931, and died on March 14, 2018. She was a Lebanese writer and women’s rights activist. Emily Nasrallah graduated from the American University of Beirut in 1958 with a BA in education and literature but soon achieved acclaim for her writing with the publication ..

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Joaquin Avila was born and raised in Compton, California and died on March 9, 2018. He was a Mexican American voting rights attorney and activist.  Avila spent more than two decades using the federal Voting Rights Act to increase election fairness for minority voters. But as several court precedents weakened the federal Voting Rights ..

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Li Boguang was born in 1968 and died in February 2018. He was a Chinese legal scholar and human rights, activist. He was the Director of the Quimin Research Institute and has supported farmers in seeking compensation for confiscated farmland. Li Boguang was detained following his involvement in the Tangshan Protest. Li Boguang was well ..

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