Human Rights Champions

Our human rights champions lend their voices and support to the Stand Up campaign. They all share a commitment to speaking out and standing up for the human rights of others. Let their stories inspire and move you to act.


Ragheb Alama

Singer, Lebanon

Ragheb Alama is a Lebanese singer and philanthropist, and one of the most popular artists in the Arab world. He has been a champion for environmental causes and was named a United Nations Environment Programme Goodwill Ambassador for the Arab Region. He has opened a school for students with special needs in his native Beirut and supports environmental causes through advocating for change in schools, universities and the Lebanese Parliament.

  • I will respect your rights regardless of who you are. I will uphold your rights even when I disagree with you
  • When anyone’s human rights are denied, everyone's rights are undermined, so I will stand up
  • I will raise my voice. I will take action. I will use my rights to stand up for your rights.

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