Lobsang Tenzin continually risked his health and safety to advocate for the needs of political prisoners in Tibet and for prison reform. The twist, Lobsang Tenzin is one of Tibet’s longest serving political prisoners and spent time on death row. His story begins as typical college student studying at the Tibet University in Lhasa, Tibet’s capital city and quickly changes to a tale of lifelong torture, endurance and heroic courage.
The greatest heroes are made of courage and wisdom built through years of overcoming struggle. Riad Seif is one of the many valiant heroes who have dedicated their lives to confronting the repressive Syrian regime. […]
A man of great moral character, Chiune Sugihara was moved by compassion after witnessing the dire needs of the Jewish population during World War II. Chiune risked his own safety and career to save the […]
Here is a collection of 11 inspirational heroes compiled from lists from around the world in 2011. For each of the heroes on this list there are dozens more on the lists they came from, […]
In no particular order, these inspiring people from around the world have caught our attention for their works on behalf of the human community in 2010. Read more about these amazing heroes by following the links to the source material.