Meron Estefanos is a renowned Swedish-Eritrean journalist, author, human rights activist and advocate of victims of trafficking and torture. She is a member of the Eritrean Movement for Democracy and Human Rights and has actively campaigned for freedom and democracy in Eritrea. Meron has campaigned against the kidnapping and ransoming of migrants and refugees fleeing Eritrea. She also has helped rescue thousands from drowning in the Mediterranean sea. Meron is the co-founder of the International Commission on Eritrean Refugees and Stop Racism Now.