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Petition: Protect the People That Protect Our Seas; More Protections for Fisheries Observers
World  (tags: fishing industry, observers, overfishing, assaults, missing persons, fishing regulations, illegal fishing, Endangered Species, stronger protection, overwatching, conflicts, controls, Different Opinions )


- 470 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Independent fisheries observers (IFO) play an important role in protecting our global fish stock. Contracted to individual vessels for their time at sea, it is their job to document whether or not a captain and crew are following fishing regulations...
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 )


- 483 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 )


- 504 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 - 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 )


- 507 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...
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 )


- 507 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 - Success: Humanitarian Aid Arrives in Yemen
World  (tags: yemen, Humanitarian Aid, Good News, relief supplies, life-saving aid, malnutrition, Medical Care, conflicts, UnitedNations )


- 511 days ago - forcechange.com
Support the reopening of two routes into Yemen to allow life-saving humanitarian aid and relief into the country. Millions of innocent lives have been at stake in Yemen since a blockade imposed by a Saudi-led coalition has closed off every route into...
Petition - Tell the 194 Countries Committed to the Paris Agreement That You're Still In
World  (tags: paris climate agreement, usa, Climate Crisis, participation, responsible behaviour, Sustainable Development, prevention of further pollution, Alternative Energy, reducing emissions, eco-friendly, environmental consequences, protection laws, conflicts )


- 514 days ago - therainforestsite.greatergood.com
On June 1, President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change. This decision threatens our security, our public health and welfare, our economic prosperity, and our clean energy industry...
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 )


- 515 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 - 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 )


- 516 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.
Petition - Give Children Access to Safe Drinking Water
World  (tags: South Sudan, clean water crisis, Access to clean water, safe drinking water, Humanitarian Aid, help needed now, sanitarian crisis, prevention of diseases, conflicts, Poverty & Hunger, politics )


- 524 days ago - forcechange.com
Donate money from Starbucks' Ethos Clean Water Fund to guarantee children in South Sudan access to portable water. South Sudan is experiencing a water and sanitation crisis of unprecedented scale. One in three people do not have access to clean water.
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 )


- 532 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 - 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 )


- 535 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 - End Violence Against Women
World  (tags: uruguay, International Human Rights, Violence against Women, human rights abuses, ethical concerns, gender discrimination, conflicts, Basic human rights, reproductive rights, incarceration rates, prevention of crimes, protection of the vulnerable )


- 537 days ago - forcechange.com
End violence against women and other human rights abuses in Uruguay. Despite supporting international human rights, there are still human rights abuses occurring in the country of Uruguay, including violence against women.
Petition - Tell Congress: No War in Yemen
World  (tags: yemen, bombings and attacks, killing of civilians, war crimes, weapons sales, responsibility, military involvements, Military intervention, conflicts, Authorization for Use of Military Force, International Law, ethical concerns, Prevention of Violence )


- 539 days ago - act.credoaction.com
On August 25, an American-made laser-guided bomb killed seven children in Yemen's capital city. Before the strike, a five year-old named Buthaina had five brothers and sisters. After the strike she had none. The ongoing Saudi-led war in Yemen has...
Petition: Made Homeless for Defending Housing Rights - Justice for Ni Yulan
World  (tags: beijing, Homeless people, Basic human rights, housing discrimination, activism, demolished homes, Olympics 2008, conflicts, harrassment, Justice for victims, relief, protection, politics )


- 539 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Ni Yulan was among thousands whose homes were demolished in the lead-up to the Beijing Olympics in 2008. Without a permanent place to live herself, Ni Yulan now defends the rights of others forced from their homes by lucrative construction projects.
 

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