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Tell Congress: Stop Fueling War and Starvation in Yemen
World  (tags: Middle East, war, violence, humanitarian crisis, human rights, petition )

Freya
- 19 hours ago - secure3.oxfamamerica.org
US-supported Saudi airstrikes are fueling hunger and disease by destroying health clinics, schools, factories and farms on a daily basis. Instead of promoting peace, the US has fueled starvation and prolonged a man-made catastrophe.
Protect Asylum Seekers
World  (tags: refugees, asylum, human rights, civil rights, immigrants, immigration, petitions )

Freya
- 22 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Trump's cruel administration is slamming the door on asylum seekers and locking them up. This needs to stop now.
Stop the Royal Whitewash
World  (tags: Middle East, royalty, oppression, tyranny, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 28 days ago - caat.org.uk
Every year, Bahrain's King Hamad joins the Queen at the Royal Windsor Horse Show. As an unelected despot who continues to brutally crush demands for democracy, being seen next to the Queen gives him vital legitimacy.
Gazans Pitch Tents on Israel Border Ahead of Mass Protests
World  (tags: Middle East, human rights, demonstrations, protests, Israel, Palestine )

Freya
- 54 days ago - alaraby.co.uk
Palestinians in Gaza pitched tents near the volatile border with Israel on Thursday ahead of a six-week protest camp. The exceptional protest is dubbed "The Great March of Return" and has the backing of the Gaza Strip's Islamist rulers Hamas.
Iraq: Stop Letting Rapists Go Free
World  (tags: Middle East, Iraq, women, human rights, civil rights, sexual assault, petitions )

Freya
- 54 days ago - action.equalitynow.org
Marry-your-rapist exemption, polygamy, child marriage. There is a disturbing pattern in Iraq in the last few months and years, with Parliamentarians proposing and backing laws that encourage violence and discrimination against women and girls.
Urge Congress to Stop Cuts to Humanitarian Programs
World  (tags: Middle East, Yemen, war, violence, children, suffering, human rights, humanitarian disasters, charity, foreign aid, petitions )

Freya
- 68 days ago - savethechildrenactionnetwork.org
At just 3 years, "Saeed" lives in an abandoned gas station in Syria with his family. After fleeing violence, his family returned to find their home destroyed. Saeed and his family are among the 5.6 million people inside Syria in need of humanitarian aid.
Despite Initial Ban, Israeli Army Has No Objection to Trying Palestinian Teen Tamimi in Open Court
World  (tags: palestine, israel, Ahed Tamimi, Gaby Lasky, human rights, lawyer, slapping, trial, Ofer prison, child detention, children's rights, closed trial, court of first instance, occupation, oppression bad image )

Evelyn
- 72 days ago - haaretz.com
the military prosecution had never objected to opening Tamimi's hearings to the public. "We left the request to open the hearings to the judgment of the court of first instance" But Israel feels that Ahed Tamimi makes the occupation look bad! (As it is!)
Call on Airlines to Stop Supporting Israel's Cruel Deportation of African Asylum Seekers
World  (tags: Middle East, refugees, imprisonment, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 80 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
Tens of thousands of Eritrean and Sudanese asylum seekers are facing an impossible choice in Israel: deportation to a country where their lives will be in danger or indefinite imprisonment. No one should have to make that choice.
Israel: Don't Bulldoze Jaffa's Last Muslim Cemetery!
World  (tags: Middle East, Palestine, human rights, graveyards, petitions )

Freya
- 82 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Israel's high court endorsed the sale of half of the cemetery to an Israeli investment company in 2008 and after years of legal wrangling upheld the sale again in January.
Stop the War on Yemen-Please Sign
World  (tags: Human Rights, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, war )

Nita
- 83 days ago - stopthewar.us
Yemen is facing a massive humanitarian catastrophe and we need your help to stop it. American aid is crucial to the Saudi war effort, and removing our assistance would limit Saudi attacks and maybe even push them to the negotiating table.
RELEASE CAMBODIAN ACTIVIST SAM SOKHA
World  (tags: human rights, civil rights, workers, Asia, petitions )

Freya
- 85 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Labour rights activist and former garment worker, Sam Sokha, fled persecution in Cambodia but was forcibly returned. Now she's in prison.
Tell Malaysia to Stop Trying to Change Trans People
World  (tags: LGBTQ, transsexuals, transsexuality, non-binary people, civil rights, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 88 days ago - go.allout.org
We urge you to stop any and all "courses" aimed at changing trans people. Gender identities can't be changed and it's harmful to try to change them.
Amnesty International: Israel Carried Out Extrajudicial Executions, Tortured Children
World  (tags: Gaza Siege, torture, amnesty international, extrajudicial executions of Palestinian , israel, world, Human rights, International, Israeli attacks, News-media, usa aid to israel, BDS, occupation abuse of Palestinian human ri, children, middle-e )

Fly
- 89 days ago - imemc.org
Israeli authorities and armed forces carried out extrajudicial executions, tortured Palestinian prisoners and targeted human rights defenders, Amnesty
McCollum Introduces Legislation to Promote Human Rights for Palestinian Children
World  (tags: Middle East, human rights, civil rights, Palestine, Israel, bills )

Freya
- 103 days ago - mccollum.house.gov
Congresswoman Betty McCollum introduced the Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Children Act, H.R. 4391 to prevent US tax dollars from supporting the Israeli militaryâEUR(TM)s detention and mistreatment of children.
Support Palestine in DC 2018: Sunday, March 4
World  (tags: Middle East, human rights, demonstrations, protests )

Freya
- 103 days ago - answercoalition.org
#SupportPalestineInDC2018 Sunday, March 4, 2018 12:00 p.m. at the White House
 

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