A lawyer was detained in Saudi Arabia for his human rights activism. He was arrested during a simple hearing on charges of ‘breaking allegiance with the ruler’. Sign this petition to demand the immediate and unconditional release of this peaceful man.
Nearly 67% of Burundi’s population suffers from malnutrition. The Burundi Integrated Progamme of Food and Nutrition may have found a solution to this problem. Sign this petition and commend their efforts.
Two men involved in Libya’s former dictatorship have been prevented from facing charges in international court. Instead, the Libyan government is rushing their trial forward at home, while neglecting human rights concerns. Demand these men be turned over to international judicial authorities.
A state of emergency in Kazakhstan has led to severe restrictions on human rights. Newspapers have been closed and prominent opposition leaders have been jailed. Sign this petition to demand an end to the deterioration of human rights.
The Indian Supreme Court has officially recognized transgender people as a third gender. This improvement to human rights is a positive step forward for the entire country. Sign this petition to commend the court for their efforts to improve Indian human rights.
The Pakistani government has sentenced a schizophrenic man to death. Sign this petition and demand that he immediately and unconditionally receive a new trial.
Visually impaired students will now be able to take Braille and electronic university entrance exams in China. This is a positive step towards ending discrimination against people with disabilities in the country. Thank the Chinese government for this new policy.
Kenyan officials have been arbitrarily arresting and deporting Somalian refugees, who are fleeing from violence in their own country. End this unfair practice today and give refugees another chance at life.
At the Mexican border, detainees are subjected to inhumane abrogation of their human rights at detention centers known as hieleras. Hieleras are unheated, and detainees are not provided with beds, chairs or blankets. This practice at the hands of U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents must stop.
A Supreme Court recently ruled that the government must recognize a third gender and protect them from discrimination in education and job sectors. Commend these efforts to advocate for the human rights of all citizens.
Greater oversight of human rights issues is needed in the Western Sahara region of Morocco. Urge the UN to expand the role of peacekeepers today.
Women and girls in Saudi Arabia do not have access to physical education because of heavy restrictions placed upon them. However, if the Ministry of Education can draft laws allowing girls to participate in sports in government schools, there is a chance to lower those restrictions and increase equality. Urge the government to draft regulations quickly and without discrimination.
Two Ugandan men are facing charges of homosexuality, and if convicted, will spend their lives in prison. Urge the president of Uganda to drop these atrocious and inhumane charges.
The strong, spicy odor from a chili sauce manufacturing plant is affecting the health and comfort of people in nearby neighborhoods. Sign this petition and urge the chili sauce company to control its odor.
A police officer recently ran a group of longboarders off the road in a fit of anger, putting them at risk of serious injury. Demand that the officer be fired for his lack of control over his emotions and the resulting actions.
A terrorist group in Nigeria is using intimidation and violence to scare girls from receiving an education. Sign this petition and urge the president not to give in to their demands and ensure that everyone receives an education.
Greece’s anti-racism bill is extremely flawed and needs to include witness protection and demand authorities to act in an unbiased and fair manner. Sign this petition and demand changes be made to the bill to make it more humane.
Every U.S. state besides Montana has enacted some form of cyberbulling legislation to protect children. Ask that Montana join the United States in ensuring that children are not harassed over the internet.
Pelican Bay Prison is notorious for placing prisoners in solitary confinement, often for years at a time, for unjust reasons or on flimsy evidence. Solitary confinement produces severe psychological distress, and abuse of this punishment is completely unacceptable. Demand an end to the abuse of inmates.
Recent threats against the life of a human rights advocate in Haiti have activists concerned for his safety. Urge the Haitian government to protect human rights workers in accordance with United Nations protocols.
An Italian magazine recently ran a fashion editorial in which the models were depicted as victims of domestic violence. The spread was insulting and unnecessarily violent, and the magazine should apologize to both its readers and to survivors of domestic violence.
There at least 70 prisoners of conscience who are wrongfully incarcerated for expressing their views in Vietnam. Sign this petition and urge the president to free these individuals and allow them to express their opinions.
China’s human rights violations are inexcusable. Call on an influential European leader to speak out against these abuses today.
The American Pharmacist Association is one of the only major medical associations that allows its members to participate in state executions. Please sign this petition to ban the members of this association from participating in the barbaric practice of state execution.
Many rural families in India prefer boys over girls, and this preference has resulted in a staggering number of female feticides. Female babies are often killed through suffocation or drowning. Tell the Prime Minister that this barbaric treatment of female babies in India has to stop immediately.