Danilo Lambada (Mozambique) runs a non-governmental organization that speaks out and fights for the rights of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transsexuals.
Issa 'Amro is a field researcher for B'Tselem, the Israeli Information Center for Human Rights. Based in Hebron City in the West Bank, Issa’s work aims to document human rights violations in the Occupied Territories at significant personal risk to his own safety.
Keikabile Mogodu (Botswana) is from the indigenous community, the San. He defends the rights of his community who are marginalized both culturally and economically.
Lidija Vuckovic (Serbia) is the Director of the Center for Human Rights-Nis in Southern Serbia and fights for the protection of prisoners’ rights.
Loun Sovath (Cambodia) is a Buddhist monk involved in defending communities affected by land grabs using modern technology (film cameras, voice recorders etc.) to document abuse and violations.
Ludmilla Alexeeva (Russia) is a veteran human rights activist who stands up for human rights protection and advocates for constitutional rights through her work with the Moscow Helsinki Group, the oldest contemporary Russian human rights organization.