Human Rights

Investigate Alleged Abuse of First Nations Children

Investigate Alleged Abuse of First Nations Children

Despite 60 people alleging that they experienced or witnessed physical, verbal, and sexual abuse by a physical education teacher, the government is refusing to investigate. Demand that the federal government launches an independent investigation into these disturbing allegations.

Justice for Woman Raped Twice by Same Men

Justice for Woman Raped Twice by Same Men

Five men allegedly abducted and raped an Indian college student. This is reportedly the second time she has been assaulted by the same men. Demand justice for this innocent woman.

Protect Indigenous Fishing Rights in Proposed Marine Sanctuary

Protect Indigenous Fishing Rights in Proposed Marine Sanctuary

A huge marine sanctuary off the coast of New Zealand will prohibit all fishing around the Kermadec Islands, an ancient Māori fishery. Call on New Zealand’s Prime Minister to honor the fisheries agreement granting the Māori the right to sustainably fish in the area.

Success: Charges Dropped Against Man Who Broke Racist Window Panel

Success: Charges Dropped Against Man Who Broke Racist Window Panel

A worker at Yale University was faced with felony and misdemeanor charges after breaking a window panel on campus that displayed offensive images of slavery. Since then, Yale has decided to drop all charges against him. Thank the university for doing the right thing.

Justice for Unarmed Black Man Shot by Cops While Trying to Assist Autistic Adult

Justice for Unarmed Black Man Shot by Cops While Trying to Assist Autistic Adult

Charles Kinsey, an unarmed behavioral therapist trying to calm his autistic patient was shot by police even though he had his hands up, was totally complying and asked the officer not to shoot. The North Miami police department, the county and the State of Florida should be held liable for Mr. Kinsey’s injuries and resulting hospital bills.

Prosecute Cop For Shooting Unarmed Therapist With Hands-up

Prosecute Cop For Shooting Unarmed Therapist With Hands-up

A police officer shot a behavioral therapist with his hands up who was attempting to help his autistic patient. Both men were unarmed. Demand the maximum penalty for the violent officer in this case.

Ban Hate Speech from Twitter

Ban Hate Speech from Twitter

Despite policies supposedly banning hateful content, hate speech has been allowed to flourish on Twitter. It’s time that these policies be taken more seriously to prevent any more people from targeting others without consequence; urge Twitter to adopt a zero-tolerance policy against hate speech today.

Support Male Rape Victims

Support Male Rape Victims

We hear so many stories about women victimized by rape and assault, but just as many men suffer the same crimes and are either ignored or mocked. Sign this petition to end the stigma against male rape victims so they can get the support they need.

Protect Pedestrians and Cyclists from Unjust Law

Protect Pedestrians and Cyclists from Unjust Law

Cyclists and Pedestrians in Washington, DC can be forced to pay their own medical bills following a collision with a car, even if they are not at fault. The District is one of the only places in the US where this archaic statute still exist. Urge the DC City Council to defeat this dangerous and unfair law.

Stop Funding Major Autism Charity Accused of Wasting Donations

Stop Funding Major Autism Charity Accused of Wasting Donations

GameStop is donating $1 million a year to Autism Speaks, an organization accused of spreading misconceptions that does not spend enough of its funding on related matters. Sign this petition to demand GameStop cease its funding and support of this organization.

Release Journalist Imprisoned for Calling for President’s Resignation

Release Journalist Imprisoned for Calling for President’s Resignation

A journalist has been arrested after publishing an editorial calling for the resignation of two leaders. Demand he be released immediately and unconditionally.

Justice for Innocent Black Man Tasered by Cops

Justice for Innocent Black Man Tasered by Cops

An innocent man was tasered within seconds of being approached by cops after being misidentified as a wanted man. The officers failed to ask for his identification before resorting to excessive force and have since charged the man with obstruction. Demand justice for this innocent man by asking that the officers in charge be suspended without pay.

Praise Church for Voting to Allow Same-Sex Marriage

Praise Church for Voting to Allow Same-Sex Marriage

Although same-sex marriage has been legal in Canada for a decade, the decision was left to the churches to recognize marriages. Canada’s Anglican Church recently voted in favor of recognizing the validity of same-sex marriages. Thank the church for choosing to stand for progress and equality.

Justice for Social Media Star Reportedly Murdered in Honor Killing

Justice for Social Media Star Reportedly Murdered in Honor Killing

A popular social media star was reportedly murdered in a so-called honor killing. Her controversial social media posts served to empower Pakistani women. Demand justice for this innocent women.

Protect Indigenous People From Destructive Coal Mines

Protect Indigenous People From Destructive Coal Mines

India’s largest coal producer regularly destroys the lands and homes of the indigenous Adivasi people in direct violation of international law. Call upon government officials to put an end to these human rights abuses.

No More Stand-Your-Ground Laws

No More Stand-Your-Ground Laws

Stand-your-ground laws should not exist as they are just an excuse for racist violence and hate crimes. Sign this petition to demand they be repealed.

Man Who Threatened to Kill Black Family Must be Found and Brought to Justice

Man Who Threatened to Kill Black Family Must be Found and Brought to Justice

An unidentified man reportedly threatened to kill a black family and yelled racial slurs as he threw a rock through their apartment’s sliding glass door. The family now lives in fear for their lives. Demand that authorities find the racist attacker and charge him with a hate crime, if guilty.

Encourage Adoption of Gender-Neutral IDs

Encourage Adoption of Gender-Neutral IDs

Canada is considering adding a third, gender-neutral option to government-issued forms of identification, such as passports and drivers’ licenses. Sign the petition and encourage the government in this landmark decision.

Berta Caceres stands at the COPINH (the Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras) offices in La Esperanza, Intibucá, Honduras where she, COPINH have organized a two year campaign to halt construction on the Agua Zarca Hydroelectric project, that poses grave threats to Rio Blanco regional environment, river and indigenous Lenca people.

Investigate Burglary at Human Rights Organization

A Human rights organization has been burgled and confidential materials relating to corruption and human rights violations have been stolen. Demand an impartial, independent, and transparent investigation into the crime.

Stop Hiding Footage From Police Body Cameras

Stop Hiding Footage From Police Body Cameras

The public is no longer allowed to view the footage from police body and dashboard cameras after brutality incidents in North Carolina unless officers give them permission. Sign our petition to demand that these officers once again have accountability.

Stop the Rape and Torture of Women by Police

Stop the Rape and Torture of Women by Police

Women are being raped and tortured at the hands of Mexican police and military personnel. The torture is used to extract confessions, even though the women are often innocent. Demand an immediate crackdown on this horrible abuse of power.

End the Indefinite Detention of Undocumented Immigrants

End the Indefinite Detention of Undocumented Immigrants

Almost 100,000 undocumented immigrants have been detained in prisons and jails in conditions that may have led to at least 13 deaths. Many have been intimidated into signing their own deportation papers, and many more have been denied access to legal representation. Demand an end to this system of indefinite detention.

Drop Charges Against Man Who Broke Racist Window Panel

Drop Charges Against Man Who Broke Racist Window Panel

A black man is facing charges for breaking a racist and degrading window panel depicting slavery. Despite the fact that the university that owned the panel does not intend to pursue charges, he could face seven years in prison. Demand that these ridiculous charges are dropped.

Make Publishing Personal Contact Info for Harassment Illegal

Make Publishing Personal Contact Info for Harassment Illegal

Innocent people are having their personal information leaked online in the malicious practice known as doxing, which is fanning the already-heated flames of cyberbullying culture. Sign this petition to put a stop to this practice now.

Release Man Reportedly Disappeared by Police

Release Man Reportedly Disappeared by Police

A man who survived a terrorist attack has disappeared in police custody. While the police deny he is in custody, neither his family nor his lawyers have heard from him. Demand that they be told where he is and why he is being detained.

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