Human Rights

Prevent Honor Killing of 10-Year-Old Rape Survivor

Prevent Honor Killing of 10-Year-Old Rape Survivor

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.

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End Use of Islamophobic Term on CNN

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.

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Applaud Pope Francis for Embracing Science

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.

Protect Native American Burial Ground

Protect Native American Burial Ground

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.

Free Imprisoned Human Rights Defender

Free Imprisoned Human Rights Defender

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.

Denounce Potential Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

Denounce Potential Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

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.

Prevent Imprisonment of Conscientious Objector

Prevent Imprisonment of Conscientious Objector

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.

Investigate Detention and Ill-Treatment of Syrian Refugees

Investigate Detention and Ill-Treatment of Syrian Refugees

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.

Halt Execution of Woman Sentenced to Death for ‘Blasphemy’

Halt Execution of Woman Sentenced to Death for ‘Blasphemy’

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.

Demand Protection for Community Threatened by Violence

Demand Protection for Community Threatened by Violence

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.

Protect Defense Lawyer from Harassment

Protect Defense Lawyer from Harassment

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.

Stop Cutting Off Residents’ Water Supply

Stop Cutting Off Residents’ Water Supply

Water is essential for life. Urge a city’s water and sewerage department to stop cutting off its low-income residents’ water supply.

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End Discriminatory Ban on Muslims at Shooting Range

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.

Applaud Legalization of Same-Sex Adoptions

Applaud Legalization of Same-Sex Adoptions

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.

Halt Woman’s Execution

Halt Woman’s Execution

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.

Reform Labor Laws for Migrant Workers

Reform Labor Laws for Migrant Workers

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.

Praise Guilty Verdict in Massacre of Iraqi Civilians

Praise Guilty Verdict in Massacre of Iraqi Civilians

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.

Applaud State for Supporting Gay Marriage

Applaud State for Supporting Gay Marriage

A judge’s ruling has made Wyoming the 32nd state to support gay marriage. Sign the petition to applaud his efforts.

End Discrimination Against LGBT Jamaicans

End Discrimination Against LGBT Jamaicans

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.

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Applaud Richard Dawkins for Rejecting Islamophobia

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.

Stop Police from Torturing Citizens

Stop Police from Torturing Citizens

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.

Fire Pro-Rape Sports Commentator

Fire Pro-Rape Sports Commentator

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.

End Intimidation of Fast Food Workers

End Intimidation of Fast Food Workers

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.

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Stop Promoting ‘Liberal’ Islamophobia on Talk Show

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.

Fire Homophobic Bus Driver

Fire Homophobic Bus Driver

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.