Human Rights

Let City Shut Down Company Causing Lead Poisoning

Let City Shut Down Company Causing Lead Poisoning

A community is threatened by toxic industrial facilities causing lead poisoning and asthma. Currently, the city does not have the power to shut down the companies producing the pollution. Sign this petition to give the city the power to close these toxic production plants.

Justice for Man Allegedly Stripped, Tied to Pole, and Beaten

Justice for Man Allegedly Stripped, Tied to Pole, and Beaten

A man was reportedly stripped, tied to a pole, and beaten mercilessly because he offered a job to a woman, who was also allegedly beaten. Please sign this petition to demand that this violent, oppressive behavior be met with swift justice.

Prosecute Off-Duty Officer Who Fatally Shot Unarmed Latino Man

Prosecute Off-Duty Officer Who Fatally Shot Unarmed Latino Man

A police officer was off-duty when he shot and killed an unarmed Latino man whom he knew personally and had allegedly recently argued with. Cases like this almost never see justice where an officer is disciplined. Demand this officer be charged for fatally shooting this man.

Don’t Limit Freedom of the Press

Don’t Limit Freedom of the Press

Freedom of the press could be severely limited by a new law that could open unregistered journalists up to fines and an increased risk of libel lawsuits. Demand that this proposal be rejected.

Protect LGBTQ Youth from Harassment and Discrimination

Protect LGBTQ Youth from Harassment and Discrimination

LGBTQ students are put at risk of harassment and discrimination in schools. Very few protections are in place to keep them safe. Sign the petition and demand that school officials work to enact these protective measures.

Justice for Boy Reportedly Locked in Bathroom for a Year

Justice for Boy Reportedly Locked in Bathroom for a Year

A 12-year-old boy was discovered nearly starved to death after being locked in a filthy bathroom for over a year. His mother is allegedly the cause of his isolation. Sign this petition to ensure that this reportedly neglectful mother is taken to court and made to face justice.

Release Women’s Rights Activist Allegedly Threatened With Deportation

Release Women’s Rights Activist Allegedly Threatened With Deportation

A women’s rights activist has been held in an undisclosed location for over 100 days and allegedly tortured. Demand that he is released and an independent and transparent investigation into all allegations of torture is conducted.

Protect Laborers from Death in Dangerous Conditions

Protect Laborers from Death in Dangerous Conditions

Several migrant workers were killed in a fire in India. Existing labor laws in the country did not protect these workers or their families who were left behind. Sign the petition to demand that tougher labor laws be enacted in order to protect migrant workers and their families in the event of a disaster.

Legalize Feeding the Homeless

Legalize Feeding the Homeless

Seven activists have been arrested for feeding people who are homeless in Tampa. Tampa law requires a permit and $1 million of liability insurance to feed people in public. Demand the law be repealed for nonprofits and charitable organizations.

Investigate the Drug War in the Philippines

Investigate the Drug War in the Philippines

The drug war in the Philippines has claimed 6,000 lives, many of these extrajudicial killings with little due process and no investigations. President Duterte has encouraged these killings, himself claiming to have murdered several people while serving as Mayor of Davao. Demand that the International Criminal Court open an investigation into these killings.

Demand Sexual Assault Sensitivity Training for Police After Captain’s Ignorant Comments About Rape

Demand Sexual Assault Sensitivity Training for Police After Captain’s Ignorant Comments About Rape

A police captain was quoted saying acquaintance rapes aren’t as bad as stranger rapes and that this type of rape isn’t a concern for the police department, even though the majority of rapes are acquaintance rapes. Demand all police officers receive increased rape and sexual assault training to combat this dangerous belief.

Stop Anti-LGBT Bill In Its Tracks

Stop Anti-LGBT Bill In Its Tracks

The rights of LGBT people are endangered by a new bill that would legalize and encourage landlords, businesses, employers and health care providers to discriminate against these individuals under the guise of ‘religious beliefs.’ Sign this petition to stop this bill dead in its tracks.

Justice for Teenager Allegedly Raped and Killed by Parents

Justice for Teenager Allegedly Raped and Killed by Parents

A couple reportedly kidnapped, raped, and murdered their teenage daughter. They then reportedly chopped up her body and left it by the side of the road. Demand justice for this innocent girl.

Applaud Declassification of Transgender People as Mentally Ill

Applaud Declassification of Transgender People as Mentally Ill

Denmark has become the first country to declassify trans people as being mentally ill. Applaud this progressive move to fight stigma against trans people.

Reject Texas Bathroom Bill That Discriminates Against Transgender Community

Reject Texas Bathroom Bill That Discriminates Against Transgender Community

Trans men and women could soon be forced to use the bathroom that corresponds with their birth gender instead of the gender they identify with. Such a bill discriminates against the transgender community, robs them of their rights, and perpetrates a false and malicious myth about trans men and women. Sign the petition and demand that the bill be rejected.

Save Children From Lead Poisoning

Save Children From Lead Poisoning

Lead levels in the water of Fruitvale, California are dangerously high. One in 12 children tested had elevated levels of lead in their bodies. Sign this petition to stop the poisoning of our children.

Don’t Fight ISIS With Child Soldiers

Don’t Fight ISIS With Child Soldiers

Kurdish and Yazidi militias fighting ISIS have allegedly deployed child soldiers in the fight against ISIS. After discharge, these children often do not return to school and do not receive psychological counseling. Demand an end to the use of child soldiers to fight ISIS.

Drop Libel Suit Against Journalist and Protect Freedom of the Press

Drop Libel Suit Against Journalist and Protect Freedom of the Press

A journalist in Bhutan is facing an expensive libel suit after sharing a Facebook post about a local businessman. This case may set a troubling precedent about freedom of the press and expression. Sign the petition and demand that the suit be dropped.

Release Man Imprisoned for Supporting Gender Equality

Release Man Imprisoned for Supporting Gender Equality

A man was sentenced to a year in prison and fined $8,000 for fighting against Saudi guardianship laws. Guardianship laws require women to get permission from a male guardian before attending school or traveling. Sign this petition to demand that this man is released and allowed to continue his campaign.

Justice For Boy Whose Parents Reportedly Let Him Die

Justice For Boy Whose Parents Reportedly Let Him Die

A young boy died an agonizing death when his parents allegedly refused to call the paramedics upon discovering him severely ill, instead opting to pray for his recovery. They must face justice for such apparent severe neglect. Sign this petition to demand jail time for this poor child’s parents.

Pardon Innocent Man Suffering After False Conviction

Pardon Innocent Man Suffering After False Conviction

An innocent man whose pardon request was repeatedly ignored by Mike Pence has a second chance with the newly elected governor. Sign this petition to demand that Keith Cooper, who was falsely convicted of armed robbery and is still suffering because of it, be pardoned immediately.

Justice for Mentally Challenged Man Reportedly Tied Up and Tormented

Justice for Mentally Challenged Man Reportedly Tied Up and Tormented

A mentally challenged man was reportedly tied up and tormented on a Facebook Live feed. The four suspects allegedly cut off the man’s clothes and threatened him with a knife. Demand justice for this innocent man.

Reopen Organization for Indigenous Rights

Reopen Organization for Indigenous Rights

The rights of indigenous groups are now at risk after the Ecuador government disbanded an organization that fought to protect them. Sign the petition and demand that the government reinstate this vital organization and protect the rights of all citizens.

Fire Police Officer Who Allegedly Slammed High School Girl to the Ground On Video

Fire Police Officer Who Allegedly Slammed High School Girl to the Ground On Video

A video posted to Twitter appears to show a police officer picking up a teenage girl and slamming her into the ground where she then goes limp. This use of force against a teen is completely unjustified. Demand this officer be fired.

Justice for Store Clerk Set on Fire and Killed

Justice for Store Clerk Set on Fire and Killed

A convenience store clerk suffered severe burns after an unidentified man set him on fire. He later died from his injuries. Demand justice for this innocent man.

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