Human Rights

Punish Lawyer for Normalizing Rape Culture

Punish Lawyer for Normalizing Rape Culture

A lawyer, via live satellite TV, said that a woman wearing ripped jeans invited rape and sexual harassment. He claimed that it was ‘a national duty’ to treat her as such, sparking outrage for his disgustingly sexist beliefs. Sign this petition to demand this man be punished and forced to apologize.

Discipline Officers for Alleged Violence Against a Reporter

Discipline Officers for Alleged Violence Against a Reporter

Six officers allegedly ganged up on a reporter and violently assaulted him. Violence should never be used to prevent reporters from doing their jobs. Sign the petition and demand that the officers be disciplined.

End Violence Against Women

End Violence Against Women

Violence against women is at a shocking high in Uruguay. In addition, the nation, which says it supports human rights, has alarming and inhumane conditions in its prisons. Demand that the government of Uruguay work to end violence against women and protect the rights of other citizens, as well.

Don’t Deport 10-Year-Old Girl with Cerebral Palsy

Don’t Deport 10-Year-Old Girl with Cerebral Palsy

Immigration officials are about to deport a 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy. Sign this petition to demand her freedom.

Don’t Make Homosexuality a Crime

Don’t Make Homosexuality a Crime

Lawmakers in Egypt are seeking to criminalize homosexuality. Love is love and should never be made illegal. Criminalizing homosexuality will only legalize cruelty. Sign the petition and demand that these laws not be passed.

Ban Rubbernecking at Crime Scenes

Ban Rubbernecking at Crime Scenes

A crowd of onlookers stood by and took pictures of a woman’s unconscious body after watching her be brutally beaten, some even taking selfies with the body and one taking away her phone. This insensitive, disgusting behavior is inexcusable and should not be tolerated. Sign this petition to demand the law prohibit such rubbernecking in the future.

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Tanzania: Release Human Rights Lawyers and Activists

The government of Tanzania has detained over a dozen human rights lawyers and activists who were investigating abuse against the LGBTQ community by the government. Sign the petition and demand the release of these human rights defenders.

Haribo: End Any Alleged Slave Labor

Haribo: End Any Alleged Slave Labor

Confectionery giant Haribo has been accused of using slaves in its supply chain. Sign this petition to demand they end any alleged use of slave labor.

Protect Journalists from Brutal Murders

Protect Journalists from Brutal Murders

Journalists in India are being brutally murdered, and the government is doing nothing to hold those responsible accountable. Sign the petition and demand that the government protect its nation’s journalists.

Give Workers in Mexico a Living Wage

Give Workers in Mexico a Living Wage

Workers in Mexico, exploited for cheap labor, struggle to survive on an average of only 52 cents an hour. They deserve a living wage, one that will allow them to provide food, shelter, and transportation for themselves and their families. Demand these hardworking men and women be given a living wage.

Vietnam: Release Student Blogger from Detention

Vietnam: Release Student Blogger from Detention

The government of Vietnam is holding a young student blogger captive. Sign the petition and demand the blogger be released and laws that imprison other writers like him be thrown out. To abuse freedom of speech is to abuse human rights.

Do Not Deny Health Services to Transgender Youth

Do Not Deny Health Services to Transgender Youth

The human rights of Pennsylvania’s transgender youth are at risk, as a vote approaches in the state Senate on a children’s healthcare bill that could deny them coverage. Demand that a clean healthcare bill be passed that does not discriminate against LGBTQ people.

Free Ukrainian Filmmaker Imprisoned in Russia

Free Ukrainian Filmmaker Imprisoned in Russia

Oleg Sentsov is serving 20 years in a Russian prison, on what supporters say are bogus charges stemming from his criticism of President Vladimir Putin. Sign this petition to demand his freedom.

Justice for Slain Afro-Colombian Leader

Justice for Slain Afro-Colombian Leader

Afro-Colombian community organizer Jose Jair Cortes is suspected of being assassinated. Demand that his killer(s) be found and brought to justice.

Arrest Cops Accused of Rape

Arrest Cops Accused of Rape

Two NYPD detectives have been accused of raping an 18-year-old. Demand they face justice if found guilty.

Stop Subjecting Citizens to Brutal Forced Labor

Stop Subjecting Citizens to Brutal Forced Labor

Hundreds of thousands of citizens are being forced to endure brutal forced labor by their own government. Sign the petition and demand that forced labor be brought to an end and these citizens be released.

Protect Rare Lizard Habitat from Fracking

Protect Rare Lizard Habitat from Fracking

The rare sagebrush lizard is threatened with extinction due to mining for the fracking industry. Sign the petition and ask that their habitat be protected.

Applaud Academy for Expelling Harvey Weinstein

Applaud Academy for Expelling Harvey Weinstein

Following shocking accusations from dozens of women who claim they were abused or harassed by Harvey Weinstein, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Scientists has voted to expel the infamous producer from their ranks. While there is still much Hollywood needs to do to address issues of sexual abuse and assault, this is a step in the right direction. Sign this petition to show your support for their decision.

Convict Guatemala’s Former Dictator for Genocide

Convict Guatemala’s Former Dictator for Genocide

Guatemala’s former dictator Jose Efrain Rios Montt is again facing trial for genocide. Sign this petition to demand he again be found guilty.

Drop Charges Against Man Beaten By White Supremacists

Drop Charges Against Man Beaten By White Supremacists

A black man who was the victim of a brutal assault by white supremacists at the Charlottesville far-right rally is facing charges himself because of a statement made by one of the white men who allegedly beat him. Demand that these wrongful charges be dropped.

Stop the Murder of Journalists

Stop the Murder of Journalists

Journalists in India are being murdered. Sign the petition and demand that the government protect journalists from this violence and hold the killers accountable.

Drop Charges Against Charlottesville Beating Victim

Drop Charges Against Charlottesville Beating Victim

Charlottesville beating victim DeAndre Harris has been charged with unlawful wounding of another protestor, with no public evidence to back it up. Harris was the victim of a bloody beating during the Charlottesville protests back in August. Demand the charges against him be dropped.

Reject Trump’s Threat to Abandon Puerto Rico

Reject Trump’s Threat to Abandon Puerto Rico

U.S. President Donald Trump is threatening to cut off critical aid to Puerto Rico as the island’s 3.5 million inhabitants struggle due to lack of power and no access to clean water. Sign this petition to demand that emergency assistance continue for these desperate American citizens.

Expel LSU Fraternity Members Allegedly Responsible for Student’s Death

Expel LSU Fraternity Members Allegedly Responsible for Student’s Death

Ten Phi Delta Theta fraternity members have been charged with the death of 19 year old freshman Maxwell Gruver during a hazing incident on September 13th. The immediate suspension of the fraternity members involved in Gruver’s death is the first step in fair punishment for the unjust behavior of these students.

Black Man Allegedly Shot in Back by Police Deserves Justice

Black Man Allegedly Shot in Back by Police Deserves Justice

A Utah police officer has reportedly been caught on video gunning down an African American man from behind. Sign this petition to demand the officer face prosecution.

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