It seems to me that you completely forgot to mention the pioneer of the human rights and religious tolerance, Cyrus the Great. Cyrus’ respect for humanity, promoting religious tolerance and freedom are mentioned in the Holy Book, “The Old Testament,” and if you are interested, you many also consult the fallowing references.
1-Young, T. Cuyler, Jr. “Cyrus”, In Anchor Bible Dictionary. Edited by D. N. Freedman, 1.1230-31. New York: Doubleday, 1992.
2-Gershevitch, Ilya. The Cambridge History of Iran. Vol. 2: The Median and Achaemenian Periods, Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1985.
3-Oppenheim, A. Leo. “Babylonian and Assyrian Historical Texts”, In Ancient Near Eastern Texts Relating to the Old Testament. Edited by J. B. Pritchard, 265-317. 3rd ed. Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 1969. (315-16)
4-Sancisi-Weerdenburg, Heleen. “Darius I and the Persian Empire”, In Civilizations of the Ancient Near East. Edited by Jack M. Sasson, 2.1035-50. New York: Scribners, 1995.
5- Ahlström, Gösta. The History of Ancient Palestine, Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1993.