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Petition - Release Journalists Reporting on Police Abuse
World  (tags: india, arrest of journalists, investigations, police abuse, right to know, freedom of the press, releasing, Human Rights Violations, harrassment, stronger protection, laws )

Kalliope
- 12 days ago - forcechange.com
Release from prison the 14 journalists who were reporting on police abuse and government overreach. In 2017 alone, 14 journalists were arrested by the government of Chhattisgarh, a state in India. Most of these journalists were investigating police...
Petition - Allow U.N. to Investigate Myanmar's Horrific Genocide
World  (tags: United Nations, investigations, Rohingya Muslims, genocide, Human Rights Violations, Ethical Treatment, freedom of movement, mass murder, conflicts, politics, safety standards, prevention of harassments, stronger protection )

Kalliope
- 22 days ago - forcechange.com
Allow the United Nations to investigate the human rights abuses and genocide occurring in Myanmar. The United Nations has been barred from investigating the horrific genocide being carried out against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims.
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 )

Kalliope
- 43 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 )

Kalliope
- 46 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 - Free Tourist Facing Death Penalty for Painkillers
World  (tags: egypt, tourism, PAIN KILLERS, death penalty, back pain treatment, imprisonment, injustice, inappropriate punishment, conflict, Human Rights Violations, releasing, freedoms )

Kalliope
- 68 days ago - forcechange.com
Free Laura Plummer, a tourist facing life in prison or the death penalty for carrying common painkillers. Thirty-three year old British tourist Laura Plummer was visiting her husband in Egypt when her family says she was arrested for drug trafficking.
Petition - Punish Lawyer for Normalizing Rape Culture
World  (tags: rapists, rape victims, Human Rights Violations, inappropriate comments, irresponsibility, conservative society, Ethical Treatment, protection of the vulnerable, Justice for victims, sexual trafficking, sexism, misuse of power, Womens Rights )

Kalliope
- 73 days ago - forcechange.com
Punish lawyer for sexist, rape-normalizing remarks on the air. Prominent conservative Egyptian lawyer Nabih al-Wahsh said, on live satellite TV, that it was "a national duty" to rape a woman wearing ripped jeans. The comments were made during...
Petition - Cameroon: Stop Sending Refugees to Their Deaths
World  (tags: cameroon, Refugees & Relief, warzones, deportations, refugee convention, Human Rights Violations, Ethical Treatment, death, suffering people, conflicts, politics, asylum, preventions, protection of the vulnerable )

Kalliope
- 74 days ago - forcechange.com
End the deportation of Nigerian refugees. More than 100,000 Nigerian refugees have allegedly been deported from neighboring Cameroon and sent back to a warzone. According to Human Rights Watch (HRW), many of the refugees were seeking safety in Cameroon...
Petition - Free the Panchen Lama
World  (tags: tibet, Panchen Lama, imprisonment, Political Prisoners, missing persons, suppression, Human Rights Violations, permanent occupation, releasing, freedom of religion, freedom of movement )

Kalliope
- 77 days ago - freetibet.co.uk
Over the past 22 years, Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the Panchen Lama, has gone from being a child and the world's youngest political prisoner to a 28-year-old man. One thing has remained the same: he has been missing. Since his abduction and disappearance...
Petition - Facing Charges for Searching for Her Missing Husband
World  (tags: imprisonment, activism, Freedom of Information, searching, Human Rights Violations, Ethical Treatment, conflicts, society, politics, release )

Kalliope
- 82 days ago - amnesty.org.au
When Hanan Badr el-Din's husband disappeared in July 2013, her life changed for good. Her relentless search for answers has landed her in prison and she is now facing at least five years in prison.
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 )

Kalliope
- 91 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: Demand the U.K. and U.S. Stop Selling Arms to the Brutal Dictatorship of Bahrain
World  (tags: bahrain, weapon sales, ethical concerns, conflicts, Human Rights Violations, protection of victims, prevention of armed violence, vulnerable minorities, responsibility, prevention of massacres )

Kalliope
- 91 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The same Monarchy Dictatorship in Bahrain has ruled since the 1800's. They are Sunni Muslim and the minority in a country that is 98% Shi'a. The Shi'a are disenfranchised, have no employment, are brutalized by the regime. I am asking the U.K. Parliament
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 )

Kalliope
- 92 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...
Petition - Stop Ethnic Cleansing Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar - Stop All Arms Exports to Myanmar Now.
World  (tags: Ethnic cleansing, Rohingya, myanmar, global call, arms trade, genocide, Human Rights Violations, ethics, mass murder, conflict, freedoms, arms embargo )

Kalliope
- 105 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
Myanmar's military is using murder and mayhem to drive out hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims. France's President Emmanuel Macron is calling it genocide. The harrowing stories are all over the news.
Petition - Stop Intimidating and Threatening the Free Press
World  (tags: serbia, free press, Human Rights Violations, free speech, freedoms, threatening, independent media, attacks, prevention, protection )

Kalliope
- 108 days ago - forcechange.com
End the threats and intimidation against Serbia's free press. The independent, free press in Serbia is under attack by the country's government. Outlets are being threatened, intimidated, and robbed of monetary resources, all in an effort to silence...
Petition - End Support for Burma's Butchers
World  (tags: Burma, Soldier Brutality, Military massacre, Human Rights Violations, Rohingya, murder, conflict, Ethical Treatment, society, politics )

Kalliope
- 126 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Very few had heard of Rwanda, until 800,000 people were dead. And right now in Burma, the Rohingya community is being hunted down by rampaging bands of soldiers hellbent on murder. It's sickening. They're even beheading tiny children.
 

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