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Call on the Hong Kong Government to Protect Domestic Workers From Bonded Labour ! SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, government, rights, protection, suffering )

Cher
- 37 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
After 8 months of being forced to work with no pay in a Hong Kong family's home, Erwiana's beaten and broken body was dumped at the city's largest airport with a one way ticket home and a frightening threat -- tell anyone about what happened and your
Protect Stolen Pets From Slaughter PETITION!!
Society & Culture  (tags: China, dogs, cats, abuse, abused, death, crime, animals, animalcruelty, ethics, humans, killing, law, suffering, sadness, slaughter )

Robert
- 49 days ago - forcechange.com
Many of them are skinned alive or thrown, thrashing and yelping, into boiling vats of water as a means of removing their fur. They suffer excruciating pain at the hands of people who feel no remorse towards these kind animals.
Condemn School for Abusing Pig PETITION!!
Society & Culture  (tags: pig, abused, abuse, animalcruelty, animals, cruelty, ethics, humans, law, protection, sadness, society, suffering, animalrights, safety )

Robert
- 49 days ago - forcechange.com
students and faculty chased the animal. According to witnesses, after being caught, the pig was repeatedly spiked into the gymnasium floor like a football. The school superintendent, Mark Peterson, was amongst those chasing and tormenting the pig.
Daewoo: Help End Uzbek Cotton Slavery ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, cotton, slavery, rights, protection, suffering )

Cher
- 52 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
You may have heard of Daewoo cars or electronics but did you know that Daewoo is the largest processor of slave labour picked Uzbek cotton?
Stop Ethnic Cleansing in the Central African Republic ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, protection, suffering, Africa, environment )

Cher
- 52 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please act now. Ask the African Union to provide peacekeeping forces to stop ethnic cleansing in the Central African Republic.
Make Cockfighting a Felony PETITION!!
Society & Culture  (tags: Utah, cockfighting, abuse, abused, animalcruelty, animals, cruelty, humans, killing, killed, protection, suffering, law, americans, culture, ethics, safety, society, news, politics, sadness )

Robert
- 63 days ago - animalpetitions.org
In a cockfight the birds are forced to keep fighting, often resulting in punctured lungs, broken bones, and pierced eyes. The winner of a cockfight can win tens of thousands of dollars, so having to pay a fine if they are caught is not much of a deterre
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Protect Great White Sharks From Illegal Poaching
Society & Culture  (tags: conservation, endangered, ecosystems, destruction, environment, wildlife, world, water, oceans, nature, government, protection, politics, dishonesty, corruption, business, cover-up, money, treatment, prevention, killed, killing, sadness, suffering, slaugh )

Kelly
- 95 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Great white sharks are being increasingly targeted by poachers in the Gulf of California. The sharks are prized for their jaws and fins.
Condemn Repeated Laboratory Animal Abuse PETITION!!
Society & Culture  (tags: University of Houston, abuse, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, endangered, suffering, sadness, protection, killing, killed, abused, animals, cruelty, death )

Robert
- 117 days ago - animalpetitions.org
The University of Houston has been cited by the government for multiple incidents of animal abuse and neglect in its laboratories. Just recently, a rabbit undergoing anesthesia died due to poor monitoring and monkeys in the lab were deprived of water.
Tell Gap: Stop Squeezing Profits From Screaming Rabbits! PETITION!!
Society & Culture  (tags: Rabbits, suffering, sadness, protection, investigation, abuse, animalcruelty, animals, animalwelfare, ethics )

Robert
- 120 days ago - secure.peta.org
PETA Asia's investigative footage shows workers in China--where about 90 percent of the world's angora fur comes from--tying rabbits down and ripping their fur out while they scream in fear and pain.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Stop the Plan to Dump Rat Poison Over the Farallon Islands
Society & Culture  (tags: conservation, climate-change, endangered, ecosystems, destruction, animals, government, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, water, wildlife, dishonesty, corruption, business, cover-up, lies, treatment, sa )

Kelly
- 123 days ago - change.org
If US Fish & Wildlife has its way, Nov of 2014 is when they would like to begin a mission that involves the use of helicopters dropping an estimated 1.3 metric tons of rat poison over the Southeast Farallon Islands.
End the Enslavement of Millions of Indian Children ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, environment, protection, suffering )

Cher
- 128 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Every day, millions of children in India wake up with nothing to look forward to but backbreaking labor in stone quarries, carpet factories, rice mills, and elsewhere. Children as young as 5 years old are kept from school, forced to work seven days a
End Youth Solitary Confinement: It's Psychological Torture ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, youths, suffering, protection )

Cher
- 233 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Youths in solitary confinement are sometimes denied the right to see their families or communicate with others. They suffer terrible psychological and physical effects such as hallucinations, mental outbursts and depression.
Tased to Death ! R.I.P. Israel ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, death, police, cruelty, suffering, protection, brutality, force, abuse, laws )

Cher
- 236 days ago - aclu.org
He was armed with nothing more than a can of spray paint, threatening nothing but the wall of an abandoned McDonalds, when the cops chased him down, tased him, and allegedly laughed and high-fived as he lay motionless and dying on the ground.
Demand Civilians Are Protected in Syria ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, protection, killing, suffering )

Cher
- 243 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
An estimated 100,000 people have been killed in Syria since March 2011. Journalists, activists and civilians have been incarcerated, tortured and murdered
Pledge to Help Feed Starving Elderly Americans ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, elderly, protection, suffering, hunger )

Cher
- 249 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Millions of older Americans lack the resources to afford meals, and many of them are going to bed hungry tonight. Pledge to stand with AARP and become an advocate to end senior hunger.
 

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