Yero Gaynaako ()
Yero is a human rights defender from Mauritania. He is an artist, activist, public speaker, researcher and festival director. In addition to his artistic productions, he gives lectures on human rights and artistic rights. Every year he organizes prominent cultural meetings dedicated to human rights (concerts, conferences, workshops, film screenings and debates) in Mauritania. He is also a trainer in writing techniques for young people and has participated in an initiative to inform and educate young people by presenting the news in rapid form.