Learn more about human rights, and the incredible people throughout history who have fought to protect and defend them.

A History of Activism is a fun and interactive program which profiles influential activists from throughout history, and teaches about the human rights that were fought for to be enjoyed today.

Content is updated every eight weeks and linked to key dates in activism history. With videos to watch, book and movie recommendations,  activities, quizzes, music and more, a History of Activism is a fun, educational choose-your-own-adventure for people of all ages to learn about their rights.

Nobel Peace Prize demonstration in Oslo, Norway, 10 December 2001. 1200 -1300 people gathered in Youngstorget, a square in the centre of Oslo. 1992 Nobel laureate Rigoberta Menchu, 1996 Nobel laureate Ramos-Hortas as well as former UN Special Adviser for Colombia Jan Egeland held appeals. The demonstration went on to the Grand Hotel in order to honour this years Nobel Laurate Kofi Annan. The slogans of the demonstration were 'United for peace and human rights' and 'No security without human rights'.
(C) Amnesty International