Human Rights

Stop the War on Women’s Reproductive Rights

Stop the War on Women’s Reproductive Rights

Should individuals be subjected to government interference and potential legal harm for making decisions about their health and their bodies? If Ohio lawmakers are successful, women statewide and potentially countrywide could face civil rights violations not seen in decades. Demand an immediate end to the siege on women’s health.

Homeland Security: Do Not Block Migrants From Entering Country

Homeland Security: Do Not Block Migrants From Entering Country

President Trump has ordered the Department of Homeland Security to block Mexican migrants from entering the United States in another show of his usual racism and xenophobia. Once again, he is betraying everything this country was founded upon. Sign this petition to implore Homeland Security to defy his orders.

Justice for Unarmed Black Man Shot Dead in Parking Lot

Justice for Unarmed Black Man Shot Dead in Parking Lot

Diante Yarber was a father of three in a parking lot with some friends when officers reportedly fired 30+ bullets into their car. Demand these officers be held accountable.

Facebook: Stop Abetting Sectarian Violence

Facebook: Stop Abetting Sectarian Violence

Facebook’s negligence has caused the spreading of dangerous misinformation leading to violence in Sri Lanka. Sign this petition to demand that Facebook implement stricter moderation policies for its Sri Lankan web presence.

Stop Putting Sex Workers in Danger

Stop Putting Sex Workers in Danger

A law sold as protecting sex workers has put their lives at more risk than ever before. Demand the law be overturned and sex workers be given their protections back.

Stop Forced Labor of Immigrants at Detention Center

Stop Forced Labor of Immigrants at Detention Center

A private detention center has reportedly been boosting profits by forcing jailed immigrants to perform manual labor for as little as $1 a day. Inmates are allegedly threatened with solitary confinement and loss of necessities if they refuse. End this exploitation by urging CoreCivic, Inc. to fairly compensate workers and end forced labor at its facilities.

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Stop Silencing Online Bloggers and Media Outlets in a Blatant Abuse of Human Rights

The government of Tanzania is abusing the rights of its media by forcing news sources to pay exorbitant amounts to share the news. Sign the petition to demand that the free press remain free.

Demand Justice for 8-Year-Old Girl Reportedly Gang Raped, Tortured, and Killed in India

Demand Justice for 8-Year-Old Girl Reportedly Gang Raped, Tortured, and Killed in India

Eight men are accused of raping, torturing, and killing an eight-year-old girl because she was Muslim. Demand that the men involved receive severe punishment for these alleged horrific crimes.

Stop Syrian Government from Harassing Medical Aid Convoys

Stop Syrian Government from Harassing Medical Aid Convoys

People in dire need of humanitarian aid in rebel-held areas of Syria are being systematically deprived of the help they need by Syria’s government, which is stalling convoys and stripping them of necessary supplies. Demand an end to this inhumane strategic play that capitalizes on human suffering.

Drop Lawsuit Against Environmental Activists

Drop Lawsuit Against Environmental Activists

Environmental activists are being intimidated by a giant energy company, which is suing them for simply demonstrating their First Amendment rights. Sign the petition to demand the lawsuit be dropped.

Stop Alleged Racial Profiling of Starbucks Customers

Stop Alleged Racial Profiling of Starbucks Customers

If you have ever waited in a restaurant for a friend or browsed a business without making a purchase, you are in the company of two black men recently taken into police custody for alleged trespassing. Demand law enforcement officials be held to account for this potential act of racial profiling.

Don’t Try to Ignore Serious Human Rights Violations

Don’t Try to Ignore Serious Human Rights Violations

In an upcoming meeting between North and South Korea, human rights will be blatantly ignored, despite North Korea’s list of atrocities. Sign the petition to demand that this important issue not be swept under the rug.

Success: US Government Takes on Human Trafficking

Success: US Government Takes on Human Trafficking

Every day, victims of human trafficking are sold alongside used clothes and disposable goods. Certain websites have become refuges for exploiters and abusers of every stripe. Congress recently dealt a serious blow to these criminal acts. Urge legislators to continue the fight against online sex trafficking.

Denounce Horrific Human Rights Abuses Against Innocent Civilians

Denounce Horrific Human Rights Abuses Against Innocent Civilians

Innocent civilians are being brutally tortured by a violent regime. Ask that the United Nations step in and bring this violence to an end.

Hold Mark Zuckerberg Accountable for Facebook Data Breach

Hold Mark Zuckerberg Accountable for Facebook Data Breach

Facebook allowed the data of over 50 million users to be stolen by a political analysis company, and CEO Mark Zuckerberg still walks free. Demand that Mark Zuckerberg be held accountable for allowing private information to be stolen.

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Success: Sacramento Police to Reduce Killings

The Sacramento Police Department is issuing serious reform to policy after the shooting of Stephon Clark. Stand with us in congratulating the department on taking the necessary actions to change.

End Horrific Child Labor and Abuse in the Tobacco Industry

End Horrific Child Labor and Abuse in the Tobacco Industry

Children are being exploited by the tobacco industry. They’re inhaling pesticides and falling ill to nicotine poisoning, all so one nation can export hundreds of millions of dollars worth of products. Sign the petition to demand this abuse be brought to an end.

Pressure Trump Into Welcoming Central American Refugees

Pressure Trump Into Welcoming Central American Refugees

Donald Trump has threatened to deploy American military forces to the U.S.-Mexico border to prevent ¨dangerous¨ Central American refugees from reaching the country. Protect human rights by pressuring the president to allow safe passage for these asylum seekers escaping political, military, and gang violence in their home countries.

Demand Justice for Migrant Workers Reportedly Killed by ICE Officers

Demand Justice for Migrant Workers Reportedly Killed by ICE Officers

A couple who had just dropped their kids off at school were reportedly intimidated by immigration officers following them until they fatally crashed. The officers have allegedly given false testimonies and still walk free. Demand justice for these innocent parents.

Revoke License of Therapist Who Reportedly Made False Child Abuse Accusations

Revoke License of Therapist Who Reportedly Made False Child Abuse Accusations

A controversial New York therapist allegedly made false abuse accusations against the parents of a patient when they cancelled the girl’s future sessions with him. This man has allegedly been practicing conversion therapy on LGBT minors and reportedly caught heat for racist comments. Sign this petition to demand this doctor’s license be revoked immediately.

Demand Justice for Journalist Arrested by ICE

Demand Justice for Journalist Arrested by ICE

Immigration officials have illegally arrested a journalist covering anti-deportation protests. His charges have been dropped, but he remains incarcerated. Demand that the journalist be released immediately.

Thank Maryland For Saying ‘No’ to Gay Conversion Therapy

Thank Maryland For Saying ‘No’ to Gay Conversion Therapy

Maryland has voted to ban gay conversion therapy after a representative spoke out about her own painful experiences with the practice. In the wake of such therapy threatening to make a comeback, any vote against it is to be appreciated and praised. Sign this petition to thank Maryland for recognizing the rights of LGBT children.

Fire Racist Reporter from Leading Publication

Fire Racist Reporter from Leading Publication

A reporter for a national magazine has called African Americans “primates” and Mexicans “peasants.” Such hateful and horrific language should be punished. Sign the petition to demand this reporter be fired immediately.

Bring an End to Deadly Police Brutality and Violence

Bring an End to Deadly Police Brutality and Violence

California lawmakers introduced a landmark bill that declares police officers may only fire their weapon “when necessary.” Stand with the American people in demanding that Governor Jerry Brown enact this historic legislation.

Stop Undermining Due Process for Immigrants

Stop Undermining Due Process for Immigrants

New quotas being imposed on immigration judges could have dire effects on the integrity of the judicial system and the human rights of immigrants and their families, for whom deportation can be life or death. Demand that these unjust and irresponsible quotas be overturned.

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