The Year's Best Humanrights on Twitter

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Humanrights Shorty Award Winner

As determined by the Real-Time Academy.

Humanrights Shorty Award Leaders

1st

Safe World Campaign

Safe World Campaign

Womens Rights & Abuse of Women/Girls: Incl Trafficking, FGM, DV, Slavery & Poverty
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2nd

WITNESS

WITNESS

See it. Film it. Change it. WITNESS uses video to open the eyes of the world to human rights violations. We empower people to use video as a tool for justice.
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3rd

FagHag Mom

FagHag Mom

Mother of one straight, one gay, one bi, another straight and one too young to call... Warning, speaks freely and cusses!
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4th

tosexyformy

tosexyformy

Son is a Gitmo attorney seeking to spread truth and find justice for Fayiz Al-Kandari. Who is being held without charges in Gitmo.
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6th

RayBeckerman

RayBeckerman

Law, social justice, nature, human & animal rights, the arts, ecology. Progressive. I try to be a voice for the voiceless. http://is.gd/cNFKN
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7th

tibettruth

tibettruth

activism in support of tibet's independence
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8th

Oxfam International

Oxfam International

Int'l confederation of 14 like-minded organizations working together & with partners around the world to bring about lasting solutions to poverty & injustice.
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9th

lissnup

lissnup

HyperActivist! I am a creative nerd: coder and designer of artwork for human and civil rights online activism.
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9th
(tie)

Peter N. Jones

Peter N. Jones

Working on Indigenous Peoples Issues around the world
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10th

Pixel Project Team

Pixel Project Team

Raising global awareness & US$1 mil for the VAW cause in a global recession, 21st century style. It's time to stop violence against women. Together.
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11th

Rajdeep Chakraborty

Rajdeep Chakraborty

Occupation Vigilance (ACB) National Human Rights Council Member. A Gemini Spyker. Ethics: Gen, Intel, Spiritual: Life Bound, But, Not Religious: Death Bound
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12th

alison thompson

alison thompson

It's easy to be in the wrong place at the wrong time but harder to be in the wrong place at the right time.
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13th

Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch provides timely information about human rights crises and developments in some 90 countries around the world. @hrw/our-people
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13th
(tie)

Nokteh Emroz

Nokteh Emroz

Iranian Madar. Love Humanity, Freedom, Art, and simplicity in life.
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14th

Ken Banks

Ken Banks

Mobile on the margins. Technologist. Anthropologist. Tech Awards Laureate 2009. National Geographic 2010 Emerging Explorer. Founder of kiwanja.net @FrontlineSMS
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14th
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Qorianka Kilcher

Qorianka Kilcher

Video cameras are such a powerful weapon of truth against human rights abuse and government oppression, violence and discrimination..Its about educating people!
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14th
(tie)

Zashnain Zainal

Zashnain Zainal

Our thoughts define our reality: I tweet about vulnerable communities & the planet; Cure ignorance with reason & intelligent thoughts.
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