Human Rights

Justice for Inmate Beat by Cops, Then Found Dead Restrained to Chair

Justice for Inmate Beat by Cops, Then Found Dead Restrained to Chair

A young man was found restrained in a chair and dead only hours after being taken to jail. Two of the multiple cops who were shown in a video beating him, kicking him, and tasing him repeatedly were only charged with involuntary manslaughter. Demand the cops receive the maximum punishment for taking the victim’s life.

Don’t Send Sexual Abuse Victim Back to Country She Fled

Don’t Send Sexual Abuse Victim Back to Country She Fled

A woman who fled Jamaica to escape a life of sexual abuse was recently forced to return simply because her paperwork could not be completed due to a broken fax machine. Sign this petition and urge UK officials to bring this woman back to safety and a life free from abuse.

Success: California Governor Helps Eliminate Gender Wage Gap

Success: California Governor Helps Eliminate Gender Wage Gap

The gender pay gap in California will soon be closed, thanks to a historic new law. Applaud this massive step towards equality in the workplace.

Punish Principal Accused of Hypnotizing Students Who Later Died

Punish Principal Accused of Hypnotizing Students Who Later Died

A high school principal allegedly hypnotized students shortly before three ended up dead in bizarre accidents. He received only probation and has yet to take responsibility for practicing without a license and performing medical services on children with underdeveloped brains. Demand he face repercussions for his dangerous actions.

Discharge Soldiers Responsible for Attacking a Charity Hospital

Discharge Soldiers Responsible for Attacking a Charity Hospital

A Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan was bombed by an American gunship, killing at least 19 people and injuring 37 others. Tell the Secretary of Defense to dishonorably discharge all American soldiers responsible for the death and destruction of this hospital, its workers, and its patients.

Teen Allegedly Raped by Couple in Front of 6-Year-Old Deserves Justice

Teen Allegedly Raped by Couple in Front of 6-Year-Old Deserves Justice

A teenage boy was allegedly held down and raped by a couple and another woman. Their 6-year-old says she woke up and witnessed the sick crime and was spanked for it. Please urge the prosecuting attorney to take a stand against rape and see to it that these sick alleged rapists are all punished to the most severe extent possible.

Success: California Becomes Fifth State to Legalize Doctor-Assisted Suicide

Success: California Becomes Fifth State to Legalize Doctor-Assisted Suicide

California has become the fifth state to legalize doctor-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients. Applaud the passing of this bill that will give suffering patients options during the most difficult time of their life.

Stop Funding Unethical Work Conditions

Stop Funding Unethical Work Conditions

Multiple workers claimed they’ve worked up to 90-hour weeks with no overtime and were told to work unpaid hours by a company contracted by UC Berkeley. Urge the renowned university to ensure their contractors treat their workers with the same ethical standards that Berkeley professes to its students.

Punish Students Accused of Plotting Mass Shooting at High School

Punish Students Accused of Plotting Mass Shooting at High School

Four students were allegedly caught attempting to carry out a detailed plot to shoot and murder people at their high school just two days after the tragic Oregon school shooting. Urge authorities to punish them to the maximum extent so they won’t ever be able to carry out their heinous plans.

End Violent Attacks Against Indian Muslims

End Violent Attacks Against Indian Muslims

A Muslim Indian was beaten to death for allegedly slaughtering a calf. Help prevent more from occurring in the future by urging the President of India to speak out against these violent acts and support harmony between Hindus, Christians, and Muslims.

Urge the National Congress of Chile to revise its Draconian abortion laws.

Change Abortion Laws That Threaten Women’s Health

Chilean women are denied the right to abortion even if the pregnancy is life-threatening or was caused by rape. The National Congress of Chile has an important bill revising Chile’s outdated abortion laws. Protect women’s healthcare and encourage them to pass this bill.

Stop Silencing Journalist Who Exposed Diamond Mine Abuses

Stop Silencing Journalist Who Exposed Diamond Mine Abuses

An Angolan journalist has been given a six-month suspended sentence as a result of his work exposing abuses in the diamond industry. Sign the petition and demand that his sentence be overturned.

No More Torture for Young Prisoners

No More Torture for Young Prisoners

Two Nepalese men have been tortured by police and claim that the charges against them are false. Sign the petition and demand an investigation into their allegations.

Release Hunger-Striking Activist

Release Hunger-Striking Activist

Cuban graffiti artist Danilo Maldonado Machado has been held for over nine months without charge simply for criticizing government officials. He has begun a hunger strike to protest his detention, and his health is suffering. Sign the petition and demand his immediate release.

Move School Bus Stop After Two Children Injured By Taxi

Move School Bus Stop After Two Children Injured By Taxi

A taxi driver in New York drove onto a sidewalk and ran down a group of people waiting at a school bus stop, injuring six people including two children. Prosecute this reckless driver and insist the bus stop be relocated to a less dangerous place.

Punish Soldiers Who Attacked Journalists

Punish Soldiers Who Attacked Journalists

Two journalists were attacked by Israeli officers and had all of their cameras either smashed or stolen. The reporters were clearly labeled as press and did not break any rules, yet were met with violence. Sign this petition to ensure the officers are punished for their actions and press is kept safe in the future.

Success: Al Jazeera Journalists Freed

Success: Al Jazeera Journalists Freed

Two journalists sentenced to years of jail time have been pardoned. Both men praised the efforts of activists around the world for their role in bringing about this outcome. Sign the petition and applaud the president of Egypt for his decision to release the men.

Pardon Men Arrested for Peaceful Workers’ Rights Activism

Pardon Men Arrested for Peaceful Workers’ Rights Activism

Four activists in Myanmar have been arrested for aiding garment workers in a peaceful strike. Sign the petition and demand that authorities respect the right to freedom of expression.

Stop Maintenance Workers Who Demand Sexual Favors for Services

Stop Maintenance Workers Who Demand Sexual Favors for Services

A group of women in a public housing building are suing two maintenance workers for insisting on receiving sexual favors in exchange for vital home repairs. Tell the Housing Authority of Baltimore to forbid sexual offenders for working in their maintenance department and to keep a closer account on their employees.

Success: NYPD to Implement Sweeping Use-of-Force Reforms

Success: NYPD to Implement Sweeping Use-of-Force Reforms

Sweeping reforms regarding use-of-force policies have just been announced by the NYPD. Applaud this positive step towards creating a safer and more just society for police and civilians.

Pregnant Mother Allegedly Stabbed and Strangled by Teen Son Deserves Justice

Pregnant Mother Allegedly Stabbed and Strangled by Teen Son Deserves Justice

A teenager reportedly confessed to killing his pregnant mother, who was strangled and stabbed over 20 times. This young man murdered his own mother and unborn sibling with his bare hands. Demand this danger to society never roam free to harm people as he pleases.

Do Not Deny Prisoner Necessary Medical Treatment

Do Not Deny Prisoner Necessary Medical Treatment

A Russian prisoner is being denied access to necessary medical treatment, and his health is at grave risk. Sign the petition and demand that he be granted medical care in accordance with his needs.

Torture in Mexico is hidden behind its "war on drugs."

Release Torture Victim Held in Mexico Prison

A young mother of two was reportedly kidnapped from her car, hung upside down, tortured and raped for 15 hours by Mexico police, who then coerced her into signing a false confession while still blindfolded. She has now been in prison for a crime she didn’t commit for three years. Demand the Attorney General of Mexico drop the falsified charges and release this woman.

Don’t Execute Man with Intellectual Disability

Don’t Execute Man with Intellectual Disability

An intellectually disabled man convicted of murder has been sentenced to death, despite the fact that his execution is prohibited by the Constitution. Sign the petition and urge the governor to commute his sentence.

Justice for Innocent Civilians Killed by Saudi Attack Helicopters

Justice for Innocent Civilians Killed by Saudi Attack Helicopters

Attack helicopters flying from Saudi Arabia recently killed almost thirty Yemeni civilians and the death toll is expected to rise. Men, women, children, and medics were killed. An investigation to find the responsible part is necessary. Sign this petition to help the Yemeni people find peace and justice.

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