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PETITION - End Violence and Threats Against Journalists
World  (tags: tunesia, journalists, violence, threats, freedom of speech, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, freedoms, humanrights, world )

Lone
- 5 days ago - forcechange.com
Journalists in Tunisia are facing brutal violence at the hands of police unions. Police are required to protect journalists, as any attack on a journalist that infringes on freedom of speech is illegal.
China: Release Human Rights Lawyer âEUR" Amnesty International Australia
World  (tags: 'CIVIL LIBERTIES!', human rights, freedom of speech )

Nita
- 144 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng has been missing since August 2017. His family hasn't been told where he is or the state of his health. He is at high risk of torture and other ill-treatment.
Petition - Protect Human Rights Activists From Being Killed By Organized Crime
World  (tags: colombia, human rights actvists, violence, assaults, crime, corruption, killings, Ethical Treatment, stronger protection, Law and Justice, safety, freedom of speech, Freedom of Expression )


- 176 days ago - forcechange.com
Protect human rights activists from violence and assault. In 2017 alone, more than 100 human rights activists in Colombia have been brutally murdered in cold blood. These murders follow over 120 murders in 2016, the same year a peace agreement...
Petition - Don't Silence the Free Press
World  (tags: sudan, reporters, journalists, silencing, government, press freedom, freedom of speech, right to know, Human Rights Violations, democracy, activism, laws, conflicts, publishing )


- 196 days ago - forcechange.com
Reporters and journalists of Sudan will soon be silenced by the African nation's government. A proposed law seeks to restrict the press and ban reporters from doing their jobs should their stories oppose the government in any way.
Petition: Free Nguyen Van Hao, Jailed for Blogging About Environmental Disaster.
World  (tags: environmental disaster, environmental activism, bloggers, chemical pollution, fishing industry, imprisonment, freedom of speech, Freedom of Expression, Human Rights Violations, conflicts, government, releasing )


- 200 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Vietnam recently sentenced Nguyen Van Hao, a 22-year-old blogger, to prison for seven years for reporting on a massive chemical dumping by a steel factory into the ocean. The toxins killed lots of fish and the local fishing industry, but the government...
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 )


- 208 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 - Tanzania: Stop Silencing the Free Press
World  (tags: tanzania, free press, silencing, freedom of the press, freedom of speech, undermining independence, democracy, Radio Station, rights violations, right to know, news coverage, accessibility, information control, prevention, conflicts, protection )


- 224 days ago - forcechange.com
Stop shutting down newspapers and silencing the free press. Officials in Tanzania have shut down four newspapers in just as many months. These newspapers, the nation's government warns, are "undermining democracy." However, Tanzania is abusing the...
Petition - Facing Life in Prison for a Facebook Video
World  (tags: Imprisonment of Activists, Human Rights Violations, freedom of speech, Freedom of Expression, ethical concerns, releasing, politics, conflict, society )


- 244 days ago - amnesty.org.au
In September 2016, Tadjadine Mahamat Babouri, commonly known as Mahadine, posted videos on Facebook. The videos accused the Chadian government and people close to it of corruption and misusing public money. He also complained about the economic crisis...
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 )


- 245 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.
Petition - Tell Turkey to Stop Persecuting These Rights Defenders and Unconditionally Release Them.
World  (tags: turkey, human rights abuses, Human Rights Violations, Imprisonment of Activists, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, Freedom of Information, ethical concerns, fair treatment, politics, society, releasing )


- 246 days ago - act.amnestyusa.org
The Istanbul 10 have dedicated their lives to defending the rights of others. They speak out for freedom, fighting for everyone in Turkey to be treated fairly. Every day that they are detained, the people they speak up for are left more vulnerable to...
Amnesty International: Call for the Immediate Release of Raif Badawi. (Freedom of Speech)
World  (tags: freedom of speech, internet, blogging, Saudi Arabia )

Yusuf
- 936 days ago - amnesty.ie
Raif Badawi was flogged in public 50 times on the 9 January. He has 950 lashes and nearly a decade in prison left to serve - simply for blogging about free speech.
KUDOS FOR ICELAND! Iceland*s Pirate Party Legalizes Blasphemy (of Islam)
World  (tags: Iceland, FREEDOM OF SPEECH, Pirate's Party, Blasphemy against Islam is now Legal )

Beth
- 1074 days ago - ibtimes.com
Freedom of Speech comes to Iceland. Expressing solidarity with the Charlie Hebdo massacre victims, Iceland sends one of the most important messages in the world. We will not let Islamic Blasphemy laws fire, fine and imprison citizens who criticize Islam
Free Musicians of Tibet - Petition
World  (tags: Jailed Tibet Musicians, China, freedom of Speech, Freedom of music )

Sheryl
- 1251 days ago - freetibet.org
At least eleven singers have been imprisoned by China in Tibet since 2012, joining thousands of other political prisoners in this occupied country. Singing songs in your own language about the issues of concern to your own people should not be a crime.
Build a Bridge of Hope in Paris --- Petition PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: France, terrorism, Muslim extremists, crime, death, freedom of speech, politics, society, violence, world, cartoons, Charlie Hebdo )

Lynn
- 1256 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The gunmen have fled, the city is on high alert and France lost four of it's most famous political commentators. This is an attempt to silence speech by spreading fear, it's what extremists do over and over again. But France isn't letting it happen.
Charlie Hebdo: The Publication That Mocks Everyone
World  (tags: Freedom of the Press, Freedom of Speech )

Ben
- 1256 days ago - parisnews.net
French leaders, Muslims, Jews, the pope -- all have been the target over the years of the weekly's crude...Satire!
 

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