Anastasia Lin

Human Rights Activist, Miss Canada


Lin won the title of Miss World Canada in 2015 and was supposed to represent Canada at Miss World 2015 contest held in China. Chinese authorities however, refused to issue her a visa after declaring her a persona non grata. It is suspected, that the refusal of visa follows her human rights activities. She graduated from University of Toronto and bases her acting career on movies concerning the human rights situation in China. She won Best Leading Ac- tress in Leo Award 2016 for her performance in the Bleeding Edge.