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Elias Kimaiyo (ke)
Elias Kimaiyo is a member of the indigenous Sengwer community of Embobut Forest in Kenya. He has been advocating for the rights of his people, who have been forcefully evicted from their ancestral land by armed government forces several times. He is dedicated to serving his people towards overcoming all inhuman injustices. In 2017 Elias received the Human Rights Defender of the Year Award. He is a subject of Dean Puckett´s film Honey at the Top, which will be screened at Elevate on Thursday March 1st.
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