A 10-year-rape survivor is at risk of an honor killing and the women’s rights advocate who has supported her is also at risk of retaliatory violence. Demand that the government protect the young girl, who has already endured unimaginable suffering, as well as the advocate who contributed to her recovery.
During CNN’s coverage of the recent terror attacks on Canada’s Parliament, a journalists used the Islamophobic term ‘Sudden Jihad Syndrome’ to describe one way the authorities were investigating the attacker. Help urge the journalist to not use such a problematic term in the future.
Pope Francis recently started to close the heated gap between religious and scientific extremists, stating that evolution and the Big Bang Theory are not at odds with Catholic doctrine. Thank the Pope for advocating that science and religion can coexist peacefully and productively.
Illegal construction at a national park has desecrated a Native American burial site. This development has compromised Native American history and culture. Urge officials to restore the sacred burial ground to its original condition.
A human rights advocate in Kuwait has been arrested after attending a rally to monitor human rights violations. Sign the petition and demand his immediate release.
LGBTI people would be denied the right to marry if a proposed amendment is approved by the the Macedonian parliament. Urge government officials to protect the rights of citizens and withdraw the discriminatory amendment.
A conscientious objector has been brought to trial on charges of desertion. The charges are unfounded and should be dropped. Sign the petition to urge authorities to free him immediately and unconditionally.
Ninety-five Syrian refugees were recently detained without just cause in Turkey, where they were subject to ill-treatment and threats. Sign the petition and demand an investigation into their mistreatment.
A Pakistani woman has been sentenced to die for the alleged crime of blasphemy. Urge authorities to overturn her death sentence and free her immediately.
An Afro-Brazilian community is facing violent threats from a nearby rancher who has stolen part of the community’s land. Sign the petition and urge authorities to support and protect the community members and their right to the land.
A Venezuelan defense lawyer is being systematically harassed and intimidated as a result of his association with one of his clients. Sign the petition demanding an end to this harassment and ensuring that international fair trial standards are upheld.
Water is essential for life. Urge a city’s water and sewerage department to stop cutting off its low-income residents’ water supply.
A shooting range owner has recently declared her business a ‘Muslim-free zone’ and will refuse business to Muslims solely on the basis of their faith. Demand that she immediately and publicly drop her discriminatory policy.
A hold on same-sex adoptions was just lifted by the Utah Supreme Court following the recent legalization of marriage equality in the state. Sign to praise the court for its swift action to allow waiting children to be adopted into loving homes.
A woman was unfairly sentenced to death for acting in self defense. Fight for her retrial by telling the Supreme Leader to halt this execution immediately.
Domestic workers have faced appalling working conditions, abuse, and exploitation at the hands of careless employers. Sign the petition to urge labor law reform and improve the quality of life for migrant workers.
Iraqi civilians, including women and children, were senselessly massacred by armed guards contracted by the United States government. Praise the court for bringing those responsible to justice.
A judge’s ruling has made Wyoming the 32nd state to support gay marriage. Sign the petition to applaud his efforts.
Jamaica’s violent anti-gay culture has made it the most dangerous country for LGBT people to reside in. Urge Prime Minister Portia Miller to let go of prejudice and support equality.
Richard Dawkins, a prominent public intellectual, recently had a change of heart regarding his views on Islam and conflict in the Middle East. Encourage him to continue to move away from Islamophobia towards an unbiased understanding of this complex issue.
The Mexican police force is using barbaric torture practices to obtain information from the country’s population. More than half of Mexico’s citizens are now terrified of law enforcement. Tell the president to protect its citizens by immediately halting this inhumane abuse.
An ESPN commentator said on live TV that the sexual assault charges against a famous basketball player were what gave him ‘sizzle.’ Demand that he be fired for promoting the idea that sexually assaulting women makes you cool.
Jimmy John’s has been forcing its employees to sign contracts saying they won’t work at other sandwich shops after leaving the company. Tell the CEO that this clear worker intimidation tactic is unacceptable.
Bill Maher, liberal comedian and advocate, recently made Islamophobic remarks on his show ‘Real Time with Bill Maher.’ Urge him to pursue a more open-minded view of Islam and of Muslim communities in the United States and around the world.
A bus driver in London publicly humiliated a gay couple who shared a kiss on his trolley, verbally abusing them and forcing them off the bus. Sign the petition to demand the immediate termination of this homophobic bus driver.