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Peter James Henry Benenson (1921–2005) by Carolyn Djanogly, 1999 © Carolyn Djanogly; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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Benenson, Peter James Henry (1921–2005), barrister and human rights campaigner, was born on 31 July 1921 at 6 Albert Court, Knightsbridge, London, the only child of Lieutenant-Colonel Harold Josiah Solomon (1885–1930), army officer, and his wife, Flora (1895–1984), daughter of the Jewish Russian banker ...

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Goodhart, William Howard [Willie], Baron Goodhart (1933–2017), barrister, politician, and human rights campaigner, was born on 18 January 1933 at 19 Abbey Lodge, Park Road, Regent’s Park, London, the son of Arthur Lehman Goodhart (1891–1978), jurist, and his wife, ...

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Joffe, Joel Goodman, Baron Joffe (1932–2017), lawyer, businessman, and human rights campaigner, was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 12 May 1932, the second of four children of Abraham Michael (Arthur) Joffe (1896–1981), businessman, and his wife Dena, née Idelsohn (...

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Levy, Allan Edward (1942–2004), barrister, was born on 17 August 1942 at Bury Infirmary, Bury, Lancashire, the only child of Sidney Levy, a radio engineer, and his wife, Mabel, née Lewis. The family lived at Prestwich and Levy attended Bury grammar school and ...

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Rahasya Rudra Narayan (1938–1998) by Harry Kerr, 1983 [centre, with a group of his supporters in front of the High Court] © News International Newspapers Ltd

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Narayan, Rahasya Rudra [Rudy] (1938–1998), barrister and civil rights activist, was born on 11 May 1938 in British Guiana, the ninth of ten children of Sase Narayan, landowner, and his wife, Taijbertie. He came from a politically active Indo-Guyanese family, engaged mainly in trading. He arrived in ...

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See Weaver, Gertrude Baillie- [née Gertrude Renton; pseud. Gertrude Colmore]