Human Rights

Demand Action for Navajo Water Crisis

Demand Action for Navajo Water Crisis

Water contamination has created devastating health problems for Navajo people for decades, but the EPA has barely done anything to address the issue. Demand that the government respond appropriately to this environmental crisis.

Force Police to Release Video of Homeless Man’s Fatal Shooting

Force Police to Release Video of Homeless Man’s Fatal Shooting

Police are refusing to release the body camera videos showing the fatal shooting of a homeless man. The actions were ruled to be “in policy” by a governing body, yet police are not complying with their stated transparency policies. Sign this petition to demand they release this video footage.

Stop Deporting U.S. Military Veterans

Stop Deporting U.S. Military Veterans

The U.S. government has been deporting immigrants who have fought in the U.S. military in places like Vietnam, Afghanistan, and Iraq. Demand that the government stop banishing veterans and grant them due process of law.

Justice for Child Allegedly Beaten at Daycare

Justice for Child Allegedly Beaten at Daycare

A day care director has reportedly been arrested on charges of child abuse after a co-worker gave authorities video of the director allegedly being a child. Demand that, if convicted, she is not allowed to work with children ever again.

End Gender Discrimination in Bootcamp

End Gender Discrimination in Bootcamp

The Marine Corps is the only military branch that still segregates men and women during bootcamp. This only results in resentment between genders and a host of other problems. End gender segregation in bootcamp and build a stronger Marine Corps.

Stop Alleged Pro-Rape Meet-Up

Stop Alleged Pro-Rape Meet-Up

An alleged pro-rape meet-up is scheduled to happen in San Francisco. Take action to stop this event, which encourages disrespect and violence against women, from taking place.

Punish Wrestlers Charged With Raping Teammates In Hazing Incident

Punish Wrestlers Charged With Raping Teammates In Hazing Incident

Several wrestlers were charged with rape after allegedly using their fingers to rape two younger teammates in what’s being called a “hazing incident.” The acts they committed against the poor victims were horrendous and traumatizing. Hazing has gone too far when it becomes rape. Demand the teenagers be charged as adults and given the maximum prison sentence possible.

Protect Freedoms of Speech and Assembly

Protect Freedoms of Speech and Assembly

New York state has passed a law making it illegal for the state to do business with companies that boycott countries considered to be U.S. allies. Sign this petition to tell the governor that violating freedoms of speech and assembly is unacceptable and demand he veto this legislation.

Gap Must Stop Using Suppliers that Abuse Garment Workers

Gap Must Stop Using Suppliers that Abuse Garment Workers

Young garment workers are being paid extremely low wages, and are being kept in hostels and only allowed to leave for a couple of hours a week, according to a new report. The brands associated with this abuse have promised to make a change, except for Gap. Demand the company take a stand against this disgusting treatment now.

Take Action Against Group Accused of Vicious Hate Crime

Take Action Against Group Accused of Vicious Hate Crime

Three black female students were allegedly beaten and called racial slurs on a bus. They have said a group of 10 to 12 white people participated, constituting a possible hate crime. Urge the university president to identify and take action against the alleged perpetrators.

Demand Harsher Punishment for Sexual Exploitation

Demand Harsher Punishment for Sexual Exploitation

Legislators hope to curtail the demand for sex workers by establishing harsher penalties for offenders who purchase sex. The majority of sex workers are victims who have been forced to sell their bodies against their will. Support victims of sexual slavery by demanding increased penalties for sexual exploitation.

Free Journalists Arrested for Opposing Armed Group

Free Journalists Arrested for Opposing Armed Group

Nine Yemeni journalists have been arrested and held without charge, presumably because of their publications’ political affiliations. Sign this petition to demand their immediate release.

Release Human Rights Defender Held in Unknown Location

Release Human Rights Defender Held in Unknown Location

A human rights activist in Pakistan has been arrested without charge and unjustly accused of supporting organized crime and separatist groups. Sign the petition and demand his immediate release.

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Free 15 Youth Activists Detained for Peaceful Meeting

Fifteen youth activists have been arrested for attending a peaceful political meeting, and their trial has been stymied by numerous unnecessary roadblocks. Sign the petition and demand that the charges against them be dropped and that they be released immediately.

Success: President Obama Ends Solitary Confinement for Minors

Success: President Obama Ends Solitary Confinement for Minors

Minors will be prevented from suffering in solitary confinement and missing out on essential rehabilitative programs thanks to President Obama’s recent executive order. Thank the president for his decision to protect the well-being of these young offenders.

Release Ailing Human Rights Defender from Prison

Release Ailing Human Rights Defender from Prison

A Burmese activist and former Buddhist monk has been arrested without a warrant on trumped-up and politically motivated charges. Sign the petition and demand that he be released immediately.

Do Not Jail Iranian Filmmaker

Do Not Jail Iranian Filmmaker

An Iranian filmmaker has been sentenced to six years in prison and 223 lashes after a trial riddled with irregularities and fair trial violations. Sign the petition and demand his immediate release.

Justice for Elderly Man Wrongly Tasered

Justice for Elderly Man Wrongly Tasered

An elderly man making dinner was allegedly tasered by police after his granddaughter’s boyfriend reportedly started showing suicidal tendencies. Please see to it that the octogenarian gets full justice for his injuries.

Woman Murdered for Refusing Sex Needs Justice

Woman Murdered for Refusing Sex Needs Justice

A woman was allegedly murdered in cold blood for rejecting a man’s unwanted sexual advances. Demand justice for the woman and her children, and urge that the maximum sentence be given to the armed gunman.

End Gender Inequality in Disney’s Princess Movies

End Gender Inequality in Disney’s Princess Movies

Recent research has shown that men characters speak more than women characters in Disney princess movies. Sign this petition to demand that Disney give women more lines in their films.

Stop Florida from Banning Abortions

Stop Florida from Banning Abortions

Florida’s legislature is attempting the pass a bill that will nearly ban abortion in the entire state despite the fact that such a ban would clearly be ruled unconstitutional. Sign this petition to urge the legislature to reject the bill.

Don’t Bring Back Firing Squads

Don’t Bring Back Firing Squads

Firing squads and other violent means are being proposed as death penalty alternatives in Mississippi due to the decreasing availability of the chemicals used in lethal injections. Tell state leadership this archaic proposal must not be accepted by signing this petition.

Success: Lego Introduces Disabled Child Minifigure

Success: Lego Introduces Disabled Child Minifigure

Lego recently announced the addition of a wheelchair-bound minifigure to its ‘Fun in the Park’ line. Sign the petition and applaud Lego’s celebration of diversity.

Fire Off-Duty Cop Who Allegedly Attacked Elderly Man

Fire Off-Duty Cop Who Allegedly Attacked Elderly Man

An elderly man was allegedly attacked by an off-duty police sergeant who parked too close to the victim, causing a door ding. The officer reportedly reached into the man’s vehicle and attacked him. Demand the sergeant be fired if guilty of the allegations.

Stop Child Slavery at the Super Bowl

Stop Child Slavery at the Super Bowl

Children are at risk of being kidnapped and sold into sex slavery before and during the Super Bowl. Call on authorities to crack down on human trafficking, and prevent this celebratory day from becoming an occasion for tragedy.

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