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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
- 65 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.
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
- 189 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.
Tell Congress: Pass the Burma Act of 2017
World  (tags: human rights, genocide, crimes against humanity, refugees, petitions )

Freya
- 170 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.
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 )


- 180 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.
Haaretz: Israeli Party Approves Annexation Plan to Coerce Palestinian Departure
World  (tags: injustice, disrespect of human rights, israel, extreme-right, policies, strategy, plan, planning, Palestine, cleansing, annexation, Human Rights, discrimination, racism )

Evelyn
- 248 days ago - haaretz.com
With a stamp of Netanyahu approval, right-wing party conference discusses their plan to annex the Palestinian territories and offer a surrender-or-transfer ultimatum
Petition - Allow Catalonia to Have Independence Vote
World  (tags: independence, voting rights, Human Rights, government, referendum, politics, freedoms )


- 236 days ago - forcechange.com
Allow citizens of Spain's Catalan region to use their voices and vote in referendum. Catalonia, a region in Spain, is being forbidden from having a vote for independence by the government of Spain itself.
China: Release Human Rights Lawyer âEUR" Amnesty International Australia
World  (tags: 'CIVIL LIBERTIES!', human rights, freedom of speech )

Nita
- 117 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.
Tell Malaysia to Stop Trying to Change Trans People
World  (tags: LGBTQ, transsexuals, transsexuality, non-binary people, civil rights, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 86 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.
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 )


- 172 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...
RELEASE CAMBODIAN ACTIVIST SAM SOKHA
World  (tags: human rights, civil rights, workers, Asia, petitions )

Freya
- 81 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.
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 )


- 218 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.
Stop the Royal Whitewash
World  (tags: Middle East, royalty, oppression, tyranny, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 25 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.
Petition-Stand With Susiya and Khan Al Ahmar - Action Network
World  (tags: human rights, conflict, freedoms, Israel, Palestine, middle-east )

Nita
- 122 days ago - actionnetwork.org
So far, President Trump and the U.S. Ambassador to Israel have avoided public expressions of concern to keep Palestinian villages standing, and the Israeli Gov't is pushing hard for demolitions.
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 )


- 181 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.
Iraq: Stop Letting Rapists Go Free
World  (tags: Middle East, Iraq, women, human rights, civil rights, sexual assault, petitions )

Freya
- 51 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.
 

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