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Trump Is Making A Huge Mistake By Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's Capital
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Jerusalem, Israel, Palestine, International Law, human rights, peace, dynamite, not a TV show, real reality, desire, increased ratings )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - freshu.io
I understand that you campaigned on a promise of being a better friend to Israel, but your desire for increased ratings should not jeopardize an already fragile political situation. This is not a TV show, and peoples' lives are being put on the line
Police Use of Drones Is Guaranteed to Have Costly Consequences
Science & Tech  (tags: drones, robotics, artificial intelligence, police, law enforcement, privacy, civil rights, human rights )

Freya
- 6 days ago - alternet.org
Drone technology has gone from a novelty of war overseas to a part of an increasingly militarized domestic police toolbelt, and the fear of mission creep is growing.
Tell Congress: Pass the Burma Act of 2017
World  (tags: human rights, genocide, crimes against humanity, refugees, petitions )

Freya
- 8 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Since late August, the Burmese military has been executing a systematic ethnic cleansing campaign, using brutality, rape and murder, against the Rohingya people. Over 604,000 refugees have poured into neighboring Bangladesh to flee the violence.
Stop Requiring Permits to Feed the Homeless in Atlanta!
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, civil rights, human rights, police, charity, petitions )

Freya
- 10 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Many homeless advocates advise that if you want to help those in need, you should give them food - not cash. But sadly, it's becoming increasingly common for U.S. cities to punish the charitable people who put their time and money into this effort.
Petition - Sign If You Agree: Until Leonard Peltier Is Free, None of Us Are Free
World  (tags: Leonard Peltier, imprisonment, life sentences, major health problems, suffering, release him, progressive activism, Ethical Treatment, Human Rights, health care, conflicts )

Kalliope
- 10 days ago - dailykos.com
Leonard Peltier is serving two consecutive life sentences after being convicted of murdering (standing your ground while not white) FBI agents during a shootout in 1975. After 38 years in federal prison he is, not at all surprisingly, suffering from...
Petition - Teach Human Rights in Schools
Society & Culture  (tags: schools, teachings, education, Human Rights, compassion, respect, Ethical Treatment, privilege, opportunities, accessibility, preventive behaviour, society )

Kalliope
- 19 days ago - forcechange.com
Make human rights a required part of school students' curriculum. Students in India are not taught of the history, lessons, and importance of human rights. This must end. Students across the country are urging the government to make human rights...
Petition - Don't Sentence Award-Winning Reporter to Death By Deporting Him
World  (tags: reporter, awarded, Investigative Journalism, death sentence, asylum, dangerous conditions, deportation, risks, safety, conflicts, Human Rights, Ethical Treatment, freedom of the press, freedom of speech )

Kalliope
- 19 days ago - forcechange.com
Don't send award-winning reporter back to deadly danger in his home country. An award-winning reporter whose life is threatened in Mexico due to his investigative reporting may soon be sent back to his home country and into danger.
Petition - Stop Forced Evictions in Nigerian City
World  (tags: nigeria, forced evictions, fancy buildings, needs of the people, alternative housing, social priorities, People Before Profits, Human Rights, interest subvention, conflicts, prevention, protection )

Kalliope
- 19 days ago - forcechange.com
Stop violent evictions and destruction of homes in Lagos, Nigeria. Thousands of people in the city of Lagos, Nigeria are losing their homes and even their lives as their government hurries to make room for fancy hotels, condos, and office blocks.
Promoting Human Rights By Ending Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Children Act(Call for Action - US)   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN), bill, human rights, children's rights, military detention, US tax money, Israel, Palestinian children, abuses )

Evelyn
- 26 days ago - youtu.be
This groundbreaking bill would prevent US aid to Israel from being used to detain, interrogate, ill-treat and imprison Palestinian children in its separate-and-unequal military courts. See why this bill is necessary - then ask your Rep to cosponsor
Nestle: Drop Your Intimidation Lawsuit Against Osceola Township
Business  (tags: greed, resources, lawsuits, water, human rights, petitions, Michigan )

Freya
- 27 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
The community of under 2,000 people is just up the road from Flint, Michigan where residents still don't have access to clean water after one of the most notorious water crises of the century.
Tell the Nobel Committee: Pressure Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to Stop Genocide
World  (tags: ethnic cleansing, genocide, human rights, crimes against humanity, hypocrisy, petitions )

Freya
- 28 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Even as you read this, Burmese government soldiers are perpetrating a genocide on the Rohingya - a Muslim minority in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, also known as Burma - including horrors sickening even to imagine.
Don't Let the Religious Right Buy Candidates
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, religion, Separation of Church and State, civil rights, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 36 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Religious extremists are lobbying hard to repeal the Johnson Amendment, which prevents tax-exempt non-profits from influencing elections. There is a threat that these extremists will slip a repeal into the tax reform package.
No More Human Trafficking
Business  (tags: food, snacks, slavery, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 38 days ago - ran.org
Send your message now! Tell the Snack Food 20 companies that you demand an end to modern day slavery and Conflict Palm Oil.
Petition - Trump Is Trying to Gut Access to Birth Control
Health & Wellness  (tags: Birth Control, Affordable Care Act, planned parenthood, health care, accessibility, discrimination, benefits, Human Rights, abortion rights, right to choose, risks, safety, treatment, politics )

Kalliope
- 52 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The misogynist in chief has struck again. Donald Trump's Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) just gutted the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) birth control benefit.
Petition - Stop the Murder of Journalists
World  (tags: india, journalism, murderer, investigations, freedom of the press, freedom of speech, harassment, discrimination, dishonesty, safety concern, security, Human Rights )

Kalliope
- 56 days ago - forcechange.com
Protect journalists from harassment and death in India. Two journalists were murdered in a single month in India, forcing others in the field to question their safety and security.
 

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