Human Rights

Success: Officers Fired or Suspended For Trafficking and Sexual Abuse

Success: Officers Fired or Suspended For Trafficking and Sexual Abuse

The Mayor of Oakland has announced the firing of four officers and the suspension of seven more in connection to the sexual exploitation and trafficking of a minor and the ensuing cover-up. Applaud this move and demand that the officers responsible face charges.

Singer Must Face Sexual Assault Charges

Singer Must Face Sexual Assault Charges

An indie singer confessed to allegedly sexually assaulting a woman, but has yet to face any criminal charges for his actions. Sign this petition to demand he face justice.

Punish Man Accused of Brutally Raping Woman

Punish Man Accused of Brutally Raping Woman

A man allegedly held a woman down and raped her, ignoring her struggles and her demands for him to stop. He said that even though she told him “no,” he thought the sex was consensual because it wasn’t a “hard no.” Demand that this alleged rapist be punished for his disregard of consent.

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Demand Airline Apologize For Racist In-Flight Magazine

An Air China in-flight magazine allegedly advises tourists to avoid all areas ‘mainly populated by Indians, Pakistanis, and black people.’ Demand an apology for this racist advice, and that these statements be removed from the magazine.

Justice for Shooting Victims in City Parade

Justice for Shooting Victims in City Parade

Four people were shot during an Indian heritage parade in Brooklyn, two fatally so. Sign this petition to demand justice for the victims as well as ensure future parades will be safe.

Protect Innocent People From Hate Crimes in Wake of Brexit

Protect Innocent People From Hate Crimes in Wake of Brexit

Hate crimes against E.U. nationals and ethnic minorities have been at an all-time high since the U.K. seceded. This may be because the British Parliament has failed to issue a public statement ensuring the safety and future of its immigrants. Demand that the Prime Minister make this statement as soon as possible.

Success: Ban Lifted on Proposed Mosque

Success: Ban Lifted on Proposed Mosque

Proposed plans to build a new mosque in a Georgia city were vehemently opposed by bigoted citizens. Despite this, the county’s board of commissioners has voted to allow the mosque’s construction. Thank the commissioners for protecting Muslim-Americans’ right to practice their religion freely.

Don’t Conceal Police Actions From the Public

Don’t Conceal Police Actions From the Public

Public and news access to police disciplinary records have been restricted by the New York City police and mayor. This allows corrupt cops to continue working without recourse for their actions. Sign our petition to demand that the public be allowed access to these files.

Investigate Claims That Coca-Cola Hired Assassins to Kill Unionists

Investigate Claims That Coca-Cola Hired Assassins to Kill Unionists

Families of murdered labor leaders say that Coca-Cola hired assassins to kill 10 trade unionists between 1990 and 2002. The U.S. recognizes the organization Coca-Cola is alleged to have hired as a terrorist group. Demand an investigation and that those responsible be brought to justice.

Applaud Murder Indictment in Police Shooting of Unarmed Black Man

Applaud Murder Indictment in Police Shooting of Unarmed Black Man

A grand jury indicted a police officer for his shooting and murder of an unarmed, innocent black man. Show support for this jury’s decision to punish police brutality.

4-Year-Old Who Thought Her Name Was ‘Idiot’ Deserves Safety and Justice

4-Year-Old Who Thought Her Name Was ‘Idiot’ Deserves Safety and Justice

A 4-year-old girl was found with deep purple bruises, scarred and bloody, and under the impression that her name was “Idiot,” say police. Demand justice for this child and punishment for her alleged abusers.

Ensure Prison Time for Rapists

Ensure Prison Time for Rapists

Prison time for perpetrators of sexual assault could become mandatory following the introduction of a bill in reaction to the lenient punishment of a man convicted of raping an unconscious girl. Support the bill, which would ensure justice for the victims of rape.

Release Man Allegedly Tortured in Police Custody

Release Man Allegedly Tortured in Police Custody

A man who claims to have been tortured remains in custody after his bail has been paid. He faces new charges of assaulting a police officer after officers allegedly beat him with water pipes. Demand he be released, the alleged beating be investigated, and those responsible be punished.

Fire Police Officer with Apparent Nazi Tattoo

Fire Police Officer with Apparent Nazi Tattoo

A Philadelphia police officer has been photographed with what appears to be a Nazi insignia on his arm. Demand that this man be investigated and, if the tattoo is deemed to be Nazi-related, fired for bearing this offensive and racist logo.

End Alleged Racist Hair Policies in Schools

End Alleged Racist Hair Policies in Schools

Black South African students are reportedly told that they cannot wear afros at school because they are ‘exotic’ and ‘unnatural.’ This has brought to light other concerns of racism in the school system. Demand an amendment to uniform policies and equal treatment of black students.

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Require Jail Time for Rapists Who Assault Unconscious Victims

A loophole in California’s rape law allows rapists who assault unconscious victims to get off with probation time or other light sentences. Sign the petition and urge California’s governor to sign a mandatory prison sentencing law into effect.

Support Equal Property Rights for Impoverished Women

Support Equal Property Rights for Impoverished Women

Women in one Indian state will now be granted equal property rights as their husbands. Sign the petition and praise this move that will empower impoverished women.

Free Activist Shot and Abducted by Security Forces

Free Activist Shot and Abducted by Security Forces

The whereabouts of an activist who was shot and abducted by security forces remain unknown. He is at great risk of torture, ill-treatment, and even death. Sign the petition to demand that his whereabouts be disclosed immediately and that he be released if he isn’t charged with a legitimate criminal offense.

Remove Unconstitutional and Discriminatory Burkini Bans

Remove Unconstitutional and Discriminatory Burkini Bans

Unjust laws targeting Muslim women who wear full-body swimwear such as burkinis were recently overturned by France’s highest court. Despite this, some mayors have chosen to maintain their bans. Urge the president to force these mayors to comply with the court’s ruling.

Demand Trans Actors are Cast for Trans Roles

Demand Trans Actors are Cast for Trans Roles

A film has come under fire recently for casting a cis male actor to play the role of a trans female sex worker. This not only takes an opportunity away from a trans actor, but also perpetuates dangerous stereotypes about trans women. Urge the executive producer to only cast trans actors for trans roles in the future.

Allow Students to Support Black Lives Matter

Allow Students to Support Black Lives Matter

Two high school students were told to remove their Black Lives Matter t-shirts because the shirts could “disrupt the education process” and create “potential danger to students.” This is ridiculous and these students should be allowed to express themselves and support this vital social movement. Demand the school apologize and let students wear these shirts.

Don’t Abandon Human Rights Act

Don’t Abandon Human Rights Act

An international human rights law is at risk of being replaced in the United Kingdom, possibly with less comprehensive protections. Sign the petition and urge lawmakers to maintain the existing human rights laws.

Girl Sent Home for Wearing Afro Deserves Justice

Girl Sent Home for Wearing Afro Deserves Justice

An all-girls school in South Africa is reinforcing an outdated dress code that prevents black students from wearing their natural, curly hair. This policy is blatantly discriminatory and rooted in racist ideals of beauty. Tell the principal that this policy must be terminated immediately.

Investigate Assassination of Three Environmental Activists

Investigate Assassination of Three Environmental Activists

Three environmental activists and community leaders have been killed by gunmen disguised as military officers. The activists had been campaigning against water contamination due to illegal mining on their land. Demand that justice is served for these environmental activists.

Success: Cops Suspended for Tasering Innocent Man

Success: Cops Suspended for Tasering Innocent Man

An innocent man was tasered by cops who were issuing a warrant for another man but failed to ask this man for his ID. The police chief has since apologized to this innocent victim and suspended the cops responsible. Thank him for acting in the name of justice.

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