Human Rights

Success: Government Delays Refugee Camp Closure

Success: Government Delays Refugee Camp Closure

In a victory for human and refugee rights, the closure of the largest refugee camp in the world has been delayed by six months. Applaud this move and demand a plan for the future of the camp that respects the rights of refugees.

Release Activist Held In Indefinite Detention

Release Activist Held In Indefinite Detention

An activist has been held for months in detention despite an international panel ruling her detention arbitrary. Demand she be released.

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Don’t Criminalize Abortion

Abortion could soon be criminalized, even in the case of a high-risk pregnancy. This would require physicians to put equal effort into saving both the mother and the unborn fetus in the case of emergency. Demand that legislators reject this bill and declare it unconstitutional.

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Justice for Woman Punched in the Face for Not Supporting Trump

A Trump supporter punched a woman in the face because they disagreed about the election results. The man fled the scene and is still at large. Demand justice for this innocent woman.

Teen Fighting for Life After Allegedly Being Locked in Basement Deserves Justice

Teen Fighting for Life After Allegedly Being Locked in Basement Deserves Justice

A teenage boy is fighting for his life after reportedly spending two years locked in a basement and starved by his adoptive parents. Please help this young man get the justice he deserves by adding your name to this petition.

Ban Harmful Conversion Therapy for Youths

Ban Harmful Conversion Therapy for Youths

“Gay conversion therapy” is a practice scientifically proven to be extremely harmful to young people. A ban on this dangerous procedure has been stalled in a state senate for nearly a year. Demand that senators act to protect LGBTQ youth.

Stop Delaying the Trump University Fraud Case

Stop Delaying the Trump University Fraud Case

Donald Trump is asking that his Trump University fraud case be delayed until after his inauguration as president. The American people have a right to know whether their president is involved in criminal activity. Demand that his trial not be delayed.

Punish Men Who Allegedly Forced a Black Man Into a Coffin

Punish Men Who Allegedly Forced a Black Man Into a Coffin

Two South African men are accused of forcing a black man into a coffin and threatening to set him on fire. This alleged racist attack has spawned riots throughout the country. Demand justice for the victim of these horrific acts.

Investigate Civilian Deaths Allegedly Caused by U.S.-Led Airstrike

Investigate Civilian Deaths Allegedly Caused by U.S.-Led Airstrike

Six women and a child are confirmed to be among the 20 civilians killed during an airstrike in Syria conducted by a U.S.-led coalition. This is not the first instance of U.S. actions allegedly resulting in civilian casualties and it will likely not be the last. Demand that a full investigation be launched to determine responsibility for these tragic civilian deaths.

Justice for Autistic Boy Allegedly Starved and Murdered

Justice for Autistic Boy Allegedly Starved and Murdered

A 6-year-old autistic boy was reportedly starved and murdered. His mother and stepfather are the prime suspects. Demand justice for this innocent boy.

Reject Anti-LBGTQ Amendment

Reject Anti-LBGTQ Amendment

An anti-LGBTQ amendment that intends to undo all the progress America has made in fighting for LGBTQ rights is currently being forced through the Senate by Conservative Representative Steve Russell. Sign this petition to help ensure that this discriminatory amendment does not pass.

Punish Man Who Threatened to Set Fire to Student Wearing Hijab

Punish Man Who Threatened to Set Fire to Student Wearing Hijab

A man threatened to set a college student on fire if she did not remove her hijab. Spokesmen at the university are calling this a hate crime. Demand justice for this innocent woman.

Protect Health Care and Social Security in the U.S.

Protect Health Care and Social Security in the U.S.

Americans fear losing their health insurance and social security benefits to selfish and classist thinking when Donald Trump takes office. Sign this petition to take preventive measures against such a loss.

Demand Clean Water for Long-Suffering Small Town

Demand Clean Water for Long-Suffering Small Town

Residents of a small town have been without safe drinking water for over fours years, yet the government recently denied them funds to fix the treatment system. Demand that money be immediately allocated for this project so that all residents can have access to clean water.

Punish Gang Members Who Hurled Bricks at Disabled Man

Punish Gang Members Who Hurled Bricks at Disabled Man

A gang hurled bricks at a disabled man, reportedly because of his race. Gang members have attacked the man and his family repeatedly, but have never been identified or prosecuted. Demand justice for this innocent man.

Repeal Abusive and Repressive Cyber Security Measures

Repeal Abusive and Repressive Cyber Security Measures

Peaceful political protesters in China are now at risk of unfair persecution and arrest due to an abusive cyber security law that forbids online anonymity and allows the government to arrest anyone it feels is ‘damaging national unity.’ Sign the petition to demand that this repressive law be repealed.

Black Americans Deserve More Rights

Black Americans Deserve More Rights

People of color in America today face a shocking amount of strife, adversity and discrimination. Families can barely make ends meet, the police have killed too many innocent black men, and black workers earn less than their white co-workers. Sign this petition to demand a boost to the rights and welfare of black Americans.

Fire Cop Who Took Selfie With Black Man’s Dead Body

Fire Cop Who Took Selfie With Black Man’s Dead Body

A cop was photographed holding the arm of a dead African American man while smiling and giving the thumbs-up gesture. Demand that the cop be fired for the sickening, racist behavior.

End Child Labor in Indonesia’s Tobacco Fields

End Child Labor in Indonesia’s Tobacco Fields

Children in Indonesia are facing serious health consequences because big tobacco companies are exploiting their labor and forcing them to work in tobacco fields. Sign the petition to demand that Indonesia protect children and hold tobacco companies responsible.

Punish Man Accused of Driving Truck Through Protesters

Punish Man Accused of Driving Truck Through Protesters

The man who allegedly drove through a group of protesters in Reno was only charged with provoking assault. Demand that the Justice Department investigate this case and attain justice for those who were injured.

Stop Imprisoning Journalists On Unfounded Terrorism Charges

Stop Imprisoning Journalists On Unfounded Terrorism Charges

Since the recent attempted coup, 112 journalists and media professionals have been arrested in Turkey and 169 media outlets have been ordered closed. These organizations span the political spectrum, yet all have been accused of links to two terrorist organizations, often without any credible evidence. Demand an end to this clamp down on freedom of speech.

Don’t Suspend U.N. Protections of LGBTQ Rights

Don’t Suspend U.N. Protections of LGBTQ Rights

Some United Nations members are seeking to block an investigator who would examine human rights infractions against members of the LGBTQ community. Sign the petition to demand that these members cease their efforts in trying to suspend U.N. protections of LGBTQ rights.

Homeless Man Allegedly Given Feces Sandwich By Cop Deserves Justice

Homeless Man Allegedly Given Feces Sandwich By Cop Deserves Justice

A police officer allegedly put feces in a sandwich and fed it to a homeless man. Demand that this police officer never be allowed to serve in a position of authority if found guilty of this disgusting crime against an innocent homeless man.

Don’t Deny Safety to Thousands of Refugees

Don’t Deny Safety to Thousands of Refugees

The Governor of Maine has severed ties with the federal refugee resettlement program because of “safety concerns.” This fear-mongering is preventing men, women, and children from getting the help they deserve. Demand that the governor reinstate Maine’s participation in the refugee program.

Punish Cop Allegedly Giving Thumbs Up in Photo With Victim’s Body

Punish Cop Allegedly Giving Thumbs Up in Photo With Victim’s Body

A mother is left looking for answers after what appears to be a posed photograph of a police officer holding the arm of her son’s deceased body and giving the thumbs up surfaced. This photo is hideously inappropriate and has caused this family even further pain. Demand that the officer responsible is held accountable.

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