A Bahraini activist has been subjected to horrific acts of torture in order to force a confession. Sign the petition and demand that he be protected from abuse and that those responsible for his ill-treatment be brought to justice.
The family of an activist in China has been arrested after calling for her release from prison. Sign the petition and demand freedom for the activist and her family.
Twenty peaceful protesters were recently convicted and sentenced to jail time in Egypt after unfair and politically-motivated trials. Sign the petition and demand that they be released and their convictions be overturned.
It is official: the internet is free and open to all who access it in the United States. Sign this petition and thank the policy makers and the ForceChange community, which advocated for free speech.
Increasingly violent responses to protests across Venezuela have recently resulted in the death of a fourteen-year-old boy. Sign the petition and demand that Venezuelan authorities reaffirm their commitment to respecting and protecting freedom of expression.
A racist statement was made by a public figure in Japan, suggesting the need for apartheid with mass immigration to keep Japan’s population from declining further. Demand a public apology for the abhorrent racist suggestion.
Migrant workers in the U.K. have become modern slaves, as they are not allowed to change employers without risking punishment. End this archaic law by signing this petition.
Keeping mothers behind bars connected to their children helps end the cycle of poverty and crime, benefiting all of society. Save a successful family preservation program in danger of elimination.
Spanish girls and women with mental handicaps may soon lose their right to obtain an abortion without parental permission. Sign the petition and demand that Spain respect and protect the basic human rights of all women and girls.
Hundreds of Syrian refugees are being illegally detained at an overcrowded Macedonian refugee center. Sign the petition and demand that authorities free the refugees and address concerns about the center’s living conditions.
Three men have been condemned to death and ten others have been sentenced to life imprisonment following an extremely unfair trial over the deaths of three police officers in Bahrain. Sign the petition and demand both an end to the death penalty and a retrial for all the accused men.
Seventy-five refugees held in an Egyptian police station have been subjected to substandard conditions and face illegal deportation back to their war-torn countries. Demand that they be allowed the freedom of a fresh start.
Protestors and political opponents are being arbitrarily detained and abused by the Venezuelan government. Sign the petition to stop this callous, inhumane behavior.
An alarming number of children are being convicted as adults for non-violent crimes. Sign the petition to advocate for juvenile facilities instead of incarceration.
Migrant domestic workers live under slave-like conditions and are being exploited by their abusive employers, due to a counterproductive law. Sign the petition to stop the perpetuation of this abusive cycle.
An assistant principal was reportedly forced to take an administrative leave after having a medical emergency with her birth control, though shortly after she was ready to go back to work. Convince Eagle Mountain-Saginaw School District to further investigate why she is on administrative leave.
A video has surfaced showing an off-duty police officer shoving a homeless man to the ground and slapping him across the face. Demand this abusive officer be fired from his job.
An artist arrested for her activism has begun a hunger strike and is in dire need of medical attention. Sign the petition and demand that the charges against her be dropped and that she have access to the care she so desperately needs.
TJ Maxx is raising its hourly minimum wage to $9 and plans on raising it to $10 in 2016. Praise TJ Maxx for rewarding its employees for their role in the company’s success.
Internet access is severely restricted in Iran, preventing citizens from being well-informed on current events such as crucial political elections. Demand that the government stop this censorship.
A man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes for insulting Islam. Sign this petition to demand that he be released immediately.
Concealed weapons at college may soon become legal n a poor attempt to make campuses safer, putting even more students at risk. Sign this petition to take a stand against unnecessary weapons in a college environment.
A transphobic congresswoman wants to throw transgender people in jail for using bathrooms that conform to their gender identities. Demand that she abandon her hateful proposal at once.
Chicago police officers have reportedly been holding people for up to 24 hours without booking them, without having a warrant, and prohibiting them from contacting an attorney. Demand an investigation into this secret police facility.
Nearly 7,000 backlogged rape kits in Houston have finally been processed, and charges have been laid against 29 people with more to come. Applaud the initiative to bring justice to the victims of rape in Houston.