Activist voices

After a very positive reception from the public in 2021, the FIFDH returns with a collection of unique testimonies that gives voice to the activists invited to this 20th edition. In Paroles d'Activistes, militants tell their stories in no uncertain terms. Meet those who make the world change. A direct and authentic conversation that retraces the struggles of a life of engagement.


Nathan Law

Democracy activist and former Hong Kong legislator | Honk Kong



Chuu Wai Nyein

Visual artist | Myanmar

Winnie Tushabe

director of the Youth Initiative for Community Empowerment | Uganda



Paxton Smith

Abortion rights activist | USA

Marina Al-Khawand

Founder of Medonations, a NGO that provides medication | Lebanon


Soltan Achilova

Turkmen photojournalist and reporter



Dieynaba Sidibé, alias Zeinixx

Senegal's first female graffiti artist



Helena Maleno

Spanish journalist and activist



Hilda Flavia Nakabuye

Climate activist



Olga Kovalkova

Belarusian politician



Ales Bialiatski

Belarusian writer and political activist



Zarifa Ghafari

Mayor of Maidan Shar in Afghanistan



Behrouz Boochani

Iranian journalist, writer and filmmaker