Asia

The Asia region is composed of:

Heroes from the Asia region include:

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
Country: Turkey
Cause details: Creation of the Republic of Turkey
Bishop Carlos Belo
Country: Timor-Leste (East Timor)
Cause details: Liberation of Timor-Leste (East Timor) from Indonesia
Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama
Country: Tibet (called Xizang by the Chinese)
Cause details: Liberation of Tibet from Chinese occupation
Mahatma Gandhi
Country: India
Cause details: Civil rights for Indian immigrants in South Africa and liberation of India from British colonial rule
Xanana Gusmao
Country: Timor-Leste (East Timor)
Cause details: Liberation of Timor-Leste (East Timor) from Indonesia
Ho Chi Minh
Country: Vietnam
Cause details: Liberation of Vietnam from French colonial rule and unification of North and South Vietnam
Jawaharlal Nehru
Country: India
Cause details: Liberation of India from British colonial rule
José Ramos-Horta
Country: Timor-Leste (East Timor)
Cause details: Liberation of Timor-Leste (East Timor) from Indonesia
Aung San Suu Kyi
Country: Burma (now Myanmar)
Cause details: Liberation of Burma (now Myanmar) from military junta
Wei Jingsheng
Country: China
Cause details: Human rights and democracy for China