California has become the fifth state to legalize doctor-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients. Applaud the passing of this bill that will give suffering patients options during the most difficult time of their life.
A teenage boy was allegedly held down and raped by a couple and another woman. Their 6-year-old says she woke up and witnessed the sick crime and was spanked for it. Please urge the prosecuting attorney to take a stand against rape and see to it that these sick rapists are all punished to the most severe extent possible.
Multiple workers claimed they’ve worked up to 90-hour weeks with no overtime and were told to work unpaid hours by a company contracted by UC Berkeley. Urge the renowned university to ensure their contractors treat their workers with the same ethical standards that Berkeley professes to its students.
Four students were allegedly caught attempting to carry out a detailed plot to shoot and murder people at their high school just two days after the tragic Oregon school shooting. Urge authorities to punish them to the maximum extent so they won’t ever be able to carry out their heinous plans.
A Muslim Indian was beaten to death for allegedly slaughtering a calf. Help prevent more from occurring in the future by urging the President of India to speak out against these violent acts and support harmony between Hindus, Christians, and Muslims.
Chilean women are denied the right to abortion even if the pregnancy is life-threatening or was caused by rape. The National Congress of Chile has an important bill revising Chile’s outdated abortion laws. Protect women’s healthcare and encourage them to pass this bill.
An Angolan journalist has been given a six-month suspended sentence as a result of his work exposing abuses in the diamond industry. Sign the petition and demand that his sentence be overturned.
Two Nepalese men have been tortured by police and claim that the charges against them are false. Sign the petition and demand an investigation into their allegations.
Cuban graffiti artist Danilo Maldonado Machado has been held for over nine months without charge simply for criticizing government officials. He has begun a hunger strike to protest his detention, and his health is suffering. Sign the petition and demand his immediate release.
A taxi driver in New York drove onto a sidewalk and ran down a group of people waiting at a school bus stop, injuring six people including two children. Prosecute this reckless driver and insist the bus stop be relocated to a less dangerous place.
Two journalists were attacked by Israeli officers and had all of their cameras either smashed or stolen. The reporters were clearly labeled as press and did not break any rules, yet were met with violence. Sign this petition to ensure the officers are punished for their actions and press is kept safe in the future.
Two journalists sentenced to years of jail time have been pardoned. Both men praised the efforts of activists around the world for their role in bringing about this outcome. Sign the petition and applaud the president of Egypt for his decision to release the men.
Four activists in Myanmar have been arrested for aiding garment workers in a peaceful strike. Sign the petition and demand that authorities respect the right to freedom of expression.
A group of women in a public housing building are suing two maintenance workers for insisting on receiving sexual favors in exchange for vital home repairs. Tell the Housing Authority of Baltimore to forbid sexual offenders for working in their maintenance department and to keep a closer account on their employees.
Sweeping reforms regarding use-of-force policies have just been announced by the NYPD. Applaud this positive step towards creating a safer and more just society for police and civilians.
A teenager reportedly confessed to killing his pregnant mother, who was strangled and stabbed over 20 times. This young man murdered his own mother and unborn sibling with his bare hands. Demand this danger to society never roam free to harm people as he pleases.
A Russian prisoner is being denied access to necessary medical treatment, and his health is at grave risk. Sign the petition and demand that he be granted medical care in accordance with his needs.
A young mother of two was reportedly kidnapped from her car, hung upside down, tortured and raped for 15 hours by Mexico police, who then coerced her into signing a false confession while still blindfolded. She has now been in prison for a crime she didn’t commit for three years. Demand the Attorney General of Mexico drop the falsified charges and release this woman.
An intellectually disabled man convicted of murder has been sentenced to death, despite the fact that his execution is prohibited by the Constitution. Sign the petition and urge the governor to commute his sentence.
Attack helicopters flying from Saudi Arabia recently killed almost thirty Yemeni civilians and the death toll is expected to rise. Men, women, children, and medics were killed. An investigation to find the responsible part is necessary. Sign this petition to help the Yemeni people find peace and justice.
An explosion in China’s Guangxi province occurred just a day after other parcel bombs killed 7 people and injured 51. Urge Chinese officials to conduct an intensive investigation into the cause of the bombs and severely punish the person responsible.
A young mother was found murdered from a gunshot wound hours after posting Snapchats of her boyfriend holding a gun to her head. This alleged violent, gruesome murderer took her life, leaving her two babies to suffer this senseless tragedy. Demand the murderer be brought to justice.
Los Angeles has finally shifted from criminalizing the homeless to helping them. Mayor Eric Garcetti recently committed $100 million to fight homelessness and is implementing measures that support affordable housing and job placement programs. Applaud the mayor for these much needed initiatives.
The Malaysian government has needlessly prevented a man from coming to America to meet with the FBI to report alleged investment corruption by a government-owned company. Under anti-terrorism law, this whisleblower has done nothing wrong. Demand authorities release him immediately.
Japan just announced it will provide $1.5 billion in emergency aid for the refugee crisis. Applaud Japan for doing its part during this trying time.