Human Rights

Demand Justice for Murdered Lawyer

Demand Justice for Murdered Lawyer

The body of a missing Ukrainian human rights lawyer has been discovered in a shallow grave, and his colleagues remain in danger. Sign the petition and demand protection for human rights lawyers and justice for the slain man.

Provide Urgent Care to Prisoner with Life-Threatening Condition

Provide Urgent Care to Prisoner with Life-Threatening Condition

A seriously ill prisoner serving a 25-year sentence has twice been denied medical care for arbitrary or illegal reasons. Sign the petition and demand that he receive the medical care he so desperately needs.

Release Couple Detained Solely for Their Religious Beliefs

Release Couple Detained Solely for Their Religious Beliefs

A couple in China has been arrested solely on their association with a persecuted religious group in China, with one of them allegedly being beaten in custody. Sign our petition to demand their immediate release.

Repeal Law Criminalizing Homeless People for Their Possessions

Repeal Law Criminalizing Homeless People for Their Possessions

Homeless people in Los Angeles will soon be arrested if their possessions exceed the amount that can fit in a trash bin. These are people, not pieces of trash that need to be thrown away. Demand that this law be repealed immediately.

Drop Politically-Motivated Charges Against Online Activist

Drop Politically-Motivated Charges Against Online Activist

A Bahraini man has been arrested and is at risk of deportation over a few posts on Twitter. Sign the petition and demand that the government respect his right to free speech.

Success: California Will Raise Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour

Success: California Will Raise Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour

California will raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022, which will boost the income of almost half of the state’s workforce. Applaud governor Jerry Brown for accepting this deal and listening to the voice of the working class.

Release Activist and Her Young Child From Prison

Release Activist and Her Young Child From Prison

A Bahraini activist has been sentenced to over a year in prison, and she is keeping her 15-month-old son with her. She is a prisoner of conscience, and she and her child must be released immediately.

Success: Missing Journalist Released From Detention

Success: Missing Journalist Released From Detention

After an outcry from activists around the world, a missing Chinese journalist has been released following his incommunicado detention. Celebrate his freedom while urging the Chinese government to respect freedom of speech.

Justice for Women and Children Sexually Abused by Peacekeepers

Justice for Women and Children Sexually Abused by Peacekeepers

Allegations of sexual assault by peacekeepers in the Central African Republic continue to surface despite a massive public scandal. Demand that more aggressive measures are taken to stop the assaults.

Demand Equal Pay for Female Athletes

Demand Equal Pay for Female Athletes

The United States women’s national soccer team is one of the most decorated sports teams in the world. However, they unfairly earn far less than their male counterparts. Sign this petition to demand they receive fair pay.

Stop Discriminatory Bill Targeting LGBT Population

Stop Discriminatory Bill Targeting LGBT Population

Discrimination against LGBT individuals could soon become law in Mississippi. If this discriminatory bill passes, businesses would be allowed to refuse service based on moral and religious beliefs. Stop this bill from becoming law and stand for LGBT rights.

Demand Reform of Prejudiced Voter ID Laws

Demand Reform of Prejudiced Voter ID Laws

Rudy Ravindra was singled out while attempting to vote, having his ID taken from him and demanding he spell his full name. Being the only African American at the polling location, Ravindra quickly understood he was being singled out for the color of his skin. Sign this petition and demand voter ID laws be reformed so that prejudice is no longer a factor in the voting process.

Show Body Camera Footage to Police Shooting Widow

Show Body Camera Footage to Police Shooting Widow

County prosecutors are now refusing to release body camera footage of a police shooting to the victim’s widow. Demand that county prosecutors unconditionally release the footage to Laney Sweet to allow her to grieve.

Demand Justice for Teen Shot By Police

Demand Justice for Teen Shot By Police

Sixteen-year-old Robert Dentmond was shot and killed after calling 911 threatening his own suicide. When police arrived, they shot and killed him despite Dentmond not pointing a gun at an officer or threatening violence toward them. Sign this petition and demand justice be served for this tragedy.

Justice for Woman Shot and Killed By Police

Justice for Woman Shot and Killed By Police

India Beaty was shot and killed by police while in possession of a fake gun after making a “threatening motion.” It is unacceptable that trained officers’ only solution to a high intensity situation is murder. Demand these officers be punished for their actions and precautions are taken so this does not happen again.

Criticize the Hiring of Officer Charged with Murder of Black Teen

Criticize the Hiring of Officer Charged with Murder of Black Teen

The Fraternal Order of Police has hired an officer currently charged with first-degree murder in connection with the fatal shooting of a black teenager. Demand that this alleged murderer be let go immediately.

Justice for Man Who Died at the Hands of Border Patrol Agents

Justice for Man Who Died at the Hands of Border Patrol Agents

A man died after an altercation with U.S. border patrol in which he was allegedly beaten and tased. Years later, in a last-ditch search for justice, his family has filed a complaint with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. Urge the commission to take on this case and bring justice to this man’s family.

Fire Police Officer Arrested Multiple Times in One Year Period

Fire Police Officer Arrested Multiple Times in One Year Period

A police officer has been arrested multiple times on charges related to drunk driving, yet she’s been allowed to remain on the force. Demand that she be compelled to seek treatment and fired if she doesn’t comply.

Support Measure to Increase Minimum Wage

Support Measure to Increase Minimum Wage

The minimum wage in New York could rise dramatically if a new measure is enacted. Urge the governor to support this measure and help provide the people of New York with a fair living wage.

Punish Those Who Allegedly Pepper-Sprayed and Groped Teen At a Trump Rally

Punish Those Who Allegedly Pepper-Sprayed and Groped Teen At a Trump Rally

A 15-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a man then pepper-sprayed by another person at a Donald Trump rally, according to reports. These violent individuals cannot get away with this crime. Urge authorities to charge these people to the full extent of the law.

Stop Exploiting FIFA’s Migrant Workers

Stop Exploiting FIFA’s Migrant Workers

Migrant workers are being exploited and abused while working on the new FIFA stadium. They are forced to live in squalor, go months without payment, and receive threats if they complain. Take a stand for migrant workers.

Criticize French Minister Who Made Racist Comments about Muslim Women and Slaves

Criticize French Minister Who Made Racist Comments about Muslim Women and Slaves

A French minister made comments comparing Muslim women who wear headscarves to “negroes who were in favor of slavery.” Rather than apologize, she said she stands by her offensive comments. Demand she apologize for these racist remarks.

Don’t Ban Abortions Due to Genetic Anomalies

Don’t Ban Abortions Due to Genetic Anomalies

Women will now be forced to bury or cremate fetal remains, and will be banned from having abortions due to genetic anomalies in Indiana. The new law has been condemned by both pro-choice and pro-life activists. Demand that this unprecedented attack on women’s rights be stopped immediately.

Don’t Imprison Domestic Violence Survivor for Acting in Self-Defense

Don’t Imprison Domestic Violence Survivor for Acting in Self-Defense

A woman is facing 60 years in prison for allegedly killing her abusive ex-boyfriend in self defense. Too often, survivors of domestic violence are punished for defending themselves. Sign this petition to make sure it does not happen again.

Justice for Toddler Brutally Raped and Murdered

Justice for Toddler Brutally Raped and Murdered

A toddler is dead after she was abducted from her bedroom. Horrific injuries indicate that she suffered severe torture and rape prior to her death. Demand justice for this innocent girl.

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