Syrian regime snipers have been targeting innocent women and children without discrimination across the country. Their actions have led to the deaths of thousands. Sign this petition to demand that the international community take action against those responsible.
Articles written by: Justin Wilder
The brother of slain journalist may face a similar fate in Honduras. Members of the local government consistently harass him over his inquests for truth. Sign this petition and demand that the Honduran government do all it can to close the case peacefully and fairly.
A prisoner of conscientious in Turkey faces lengthy jail time for refusing to serve in the military. Sign this petition to demand his immediate and unconditional release.
A principal in Florida was unfairly released from his duties due to his age. He was awarded an $80,000 settlement, but the money was taken back when his daughter told her friends of the decision. Demand that the settlement be reinstated.
The shooting of two Palestinian soccer players has shocked the world. Sign this petition to ask that the international community do more to protect the rights and lives of athletes.
Selection of the head of the Honduran National Human Rights Commission is underway. The Honduran government must do all it can to select someone who will improve the country’s human rights record. Sign this petition to ask the Honduran government to do the right thing for its people.
The recent use of deadly cluster bombs in the conflict in South Sudan has resulted in numerous civilian deaths. The government must immediately investigate the attack and halt any further use of these illegal and lethal weapon.
Anti-government protests in Ukraine have recently turned violent, but the Ukrainian government has finally agreed to discuss a cease-fire with its opposition. It is important that a deal is struck soon so as to avoid further conflict. Commend both parties and ask that they do what is right for Ukraine.
A Mexican citizen was just illegally executed in the state of Texas. The victim was never provided with the legal counsel entitled to by international and national law. Condemn the actions of the government in Texas.
Buddhist monks in Burma are trying to remove a woman’s right to choose her partner in marriage. If passed, this law would be a violation of human rights according to international law. Sign this petition and demand respect for human rights in Burma.
An activist – imprisoned in Iran – has been routinely denied medical care for a serious heart condition. He has also allegedly been subjected to torture and other ill treatment. Sign this petition and demand his immediate and unconditional release.
The latest evictions of earthquake refugees carried out by the Haitian police resulted in the illegal eviction of over 60 families. The refugees, who claim that a pregnant woman was recently assaulted during the evictions, have alleged police brutality. Sign this petition to demand that these illegal evictions come to an end.
Moroccan law states that victims of rape must marry their attackers. This law causes great distress and leads some women to take their own lives. Sign this petition and demand an end to this draconian law.
Zimbabwe recently dropped charges against a prominent human rights activist. This is a big step forward for a government that has routinely oppressed its people in the past. Commend Zimbabwe for taking a step in the right direction.
Drug trafficking charges have been brought against a 72-year-old Russian doctor. She was charged after providing free pain medication to a dying cancer patient. Sign this petition and demand her immediate and unconditional release.
Malian authorities should be commended for detaining three war criminals, who are being charged with committing the enforced disappearance of 20 soldiers. Thank the Malian government for taking a step towards justice.
The Malaysian government recently arrested peaceful protesters who were opposing the demolition of a historic village. Police brutality is alleged during the arrests. Demand the immediate release of these activists.
A man running a shelter for the homeless has been arrested and faces charges of running an unregistered religious organization. Sign this petition and demand his immediate and unconditional release so that he may continue his charity work.
A Ukrainian human rights activist has been detained in a psychiatric hospital against her will. There is evidence that she is being forcibly fed a powerful sedative despite having no history of mental illness. Sign this petition to demand her immediate and unconditional release.
Recent attacks against the LGBT community in Macedonia have threatened the human rights of citizens. The police force has opened investigations in to the attacks but no arrests have been made. Sign this petition and demand action be taken against the perpetrators of these hate crimes.
A Dagestani journalist was recently gunned down in his car for his coverage of counterinsurgency efforts in Dagestan. The Russian government has yet to arrest any suspects in the case. Sign this petition to demand that justice be served so that freedom of speech is protected in Russia.
A human rights activist in Saudi Arabia has been sentenced to eight years in prison. The charges are meant to keep him out of human rights activism. He is a prisoner of conscience and should be immediately and unconditionally released.
A player on the New England Patriots pro football team has been charged with murder. In reaction, the team offered to exchange fan-owned jerseys sporting this player’s name for those of other players and has engaged in other positive public relations moves to distance itself from the harsh realities of the case. Sign this petition to thank the New England Patriots organization for setting a positive precedent for the rest of the league.
A group of four Shia Muslims were recently lynched in Egypt. The lynchings were led by a group of religious leaders preaching messages of hate. Sign this petition to demand a fair investigation into the killings.
Four farmers protesting for fair treatment from the Colombian government have been killed by security forces. The government’s response has been to connect them to guerrilla forces. Sign this petition to demand fair treatment for the peaceful protestors.