Human Rights

Do Not Deny Transgender or Gender Fluid People Civil Rights Protections

Do Not Deny Transgender or Gender Fluid People Civil Rights Protections

Civil rights protections would be denied to anybody whose gender identity does not correspond with the gender they were assigned at birth, under a new bill that is moving through Congress. Demand that the civil rights of transgender and gender fluid people be protected, and this discriminatory bill stopped.

Fire Officers Caught on Video Planting Drugs

Fire Officers Caught on Video Planting Drugs

Baltimore police appeared to have unwittingly filmed themselves planting drugs on a suspect’s property. Demand the officers involved be fired.

Reinstate Professor Unfairly Fired for Supporting LGBTQ Rights

Reinstate Professor Unfairly Fired for Supporting LGBTQ Rights

A professor was fired for supporting LGBTQ rights. Sign the petition and demand that she be reinstated.

Success: Rhode Island Bans Youth Conversion Therapy

Success: Rhode Island Bans Youth Conversion Therapy

Youth gay conversion therapy has been banned in Rhode Island. Add your name to applaud this legislation.

Save Refugees Suffering in Dangerous and Filthy Camps

Save Refugees Suffering in Dangerous and Filthy Camps

Thousands of refugees are set to be released from squalid detention centers. However, they’re stuck in limbo, with nowhere else to turn. Demand that Australia, which detained them, welcome them.

Justice for Black Teenager Allegedly Beaten by Police

Justice for Black Teenager Allegedly Beaten by Police

A black teenage girl was reportedly beaten by police and attacked by a police dog. The girl was allegedly misidentified as an adult male suspect. Demand that justice is served for this innocent girl.

Stop Executing People for Committing Petty Crimes

Stop Executing People for Committing Petty Crimes

People who commit petty crimes, such as stealing produce or using illegal fishing nets, are punished by brutal execution by Rwandan authorities. Sign this petition to demand that this unfair treatment be brought to an end.

Fire Officers Who Fatally Shot Innocent, Unarmed Woman

Fire Officers Who Fatally Shot Innocent, Unarmed Woman

An innocent, unarmed woman was shot and killed by police in another inexplicable instance of police brutality. Demand that justice be served and the officers responsible fired.

Save Father of Four From Deportation

Save Father of Four From Deportation

An Ohio man is facing imminent deportation, despite having no criminal record. Demand he be allowed to stay in the U.S. and continue supporting his family.

Do Not Allow Cops to Have Sexual Contact with Sex Workers Before Arresting Them

Do Not Allow Cops to Have Sexual Contact with Sex Workers Before Arresting Them

Police officers in Alaska are defending their “right” to engage sexually with sex workers they are investigating. Demand that this violation of human rights be forbidden by law.

Justice for African American Allegedly Mauled by K-9

Justice for African American Allegedly Mauled by K-9

A 19-year-old African American woman says she was mauled by a police K-9 after being beaten by an officer in a case of mistaken identity. Sign this petition to demand the officers be fired.

Stop Hiding Violent Torture

Stop Hiding Violent Torture

Flogging is being used as a form of punishment, but is being hidden out of sight. Sign the petition and demand that this abuse be brought to an end.

Free American Prisoner Held Abroad for Over Ten Years

Free American Prisoner Held Abroad for Over Ten Years

An American agent who went missing in Iran in 2007 is believed to be being held as a prisoner by the Iranian government. He has now been detained for over a decade, probably in awful conditions. Demand Iran free him once and for all.

Forbid Forced Isolation of Women in “Menstruation Hut” Ritual

Forbid Forced Isolation of Women in “Menstruation Hut” Ritual

A young woman has died during a ritual that forces women into isolation and banishment during menstruation. Demand that this practice be forbidden by law, and that those laws are universally and strictly enforced.

End Forced Child Marriages in Niger

End Forced Child Marriages in Niger

Niger has some of the highest rates of child marriages and forced marriages in the world. A nation plagued by food shortages and a severe lack of education, the state of women and children’s rights in Niger is abysmal. Urge the government to take strong actions against coerced and under-aged marriages of all kinds.

Justice for Homeless Woman Beaten by Cop With Baton

Justice for Homeless Woman Beaten by Cop With Baton

A police officer was reportedly caught beating a homeless woman relentlessly with his baton. Footage seems to show the victim on the ground, face down, as the officer strikes her all over the body, including her head. Please sign this petition to demand that he be fired.

Fire Officer Accused of Attacking Activist in Wheelchair

Fire Officer Accused of Attacking Activist in Wheelchair

A police officer allegedly threw a wheelchair-bound activist with MS from her wheelchair during a protest against the Republican repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Sign the petition and demand this officer be punished.

Do Not Force Women to Notify Men Before Having an Abortion

Do Not Force Women to Notify Men Before Having an Abortion

A woman will now be required to inform the man who impregnated her and essentially get his permission before she is able to have an abortion after a bill passed in Arkansas. Demand that this terrible violation of women’s rights be overturned.

Free Bahraini Human Rights Activist

Free Bahraini Human Rights Activist

Prominent Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab has been imprisoned for speaking out against torture and political repression. Demand his immediate release.

Release Human Rights Activists Unfairly Detained

Release Human Rights Activists Unfairly Detained

Ten human rights activists have been arrested and detained in Turkey without charge. This action is only the latest in a recent string of human rights abuses by Turkey. Sign the petition and demand that Turkey release them.

Don’t Prevent Facebook From Telling Users Who Are Under Investigation

Don’t Prevent Facebook From Telling Users Who Are Under Investigation

The United States government is infringing on the First Amendment. It has placed a gag order on Facebook and has forbid the company from notifying users who may be under investigation. Sign the petition and demand that the gag order be dropped and freedom of speech be protected.

Applaud State for Including Third Gender Option on License Applications

Applaud State for Including Third Gender Option on License Applications

Oregon is the first-ever state to include a “not specified” gender option on applications for driver’s licences, permits, and state identification cards. This is a great step forward for the LGBT+ community. Sign this petition to thank the state department of transportation for this development.

Reinstate Captain Allegedly Fired for Testifying in Police Brutality Case

Reinstate Captain Allegedly Fired for Testifying in Police Brutality Case

A police captain was allegedly fired in retribution for testifying against the police chief’s son, who was convicted of brutality. Please sign this petition to demand that this injustice be corrected and that the captain be reinstated.

Unarmed Black Man Allegedly Brutalized by Police and Bitten by K-9 Dog Deserves Justice

Unarmed Black Man Allegedly Brutalized by Police and Bitten by K-9 Dog Deserves Justice

Police reportedly tasered an innocent black man and allowed their K-9 to bite him all because he wasn’t forthcoming with his information. The incident occurred when police showed up at the victim’s home with an arrest warrant for his brother. Sign this petition to demand that the officers be fired indefinitely.

Punish Butcher Who Allegedly Gave Black Delivery Man a Noose

Punish Butcher Who Allegedly Gave Black Delivery Man a Noose

A black delivery man was reportedly given a homemade noose by a butcher in an alleged hate crime. The butcher reportedly laughed and offered to help the delivery man use the noose. Demand justice for this innocent man.

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