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GOOGLE: Put Palestine On Your Maps!

Palestine does not appear on Google maps. Why not? Israel, established on Palestinian land, is clearly designated. But there is no mention of  Palestine. According to Google, Palestine does not exist. The omission of Palestine is a grievous insult to the people of Palestine and undermines the efforts of the millions of people who are involved in the campaign to secure Palestinian independence and freedom from Israeli occupation and oppression. This is an important issue, as Google Maps are now regarded as definitive by people around the world, including journalists, students and others carrying out research into the Israel-Palestine situation. Whether intentionally or otherwise, Google is making itself complicit in the Israeli government's ethnic cleansing of Palestine. Please join us in calling on Google to recognize Palestine in Google Maps, and to clearly designate and identify the Palestinian territories illegally occupied by Israel. Please remember to share this petition with your social media contacts. Thank you. Zak Martin Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1694829384126063/      

Google: Put Palestine On Your Maps!
384,714 supporters
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Petitioning Google Maps, Google

Create Wheelchair Friendly Routes on Google Maps

For most, Google Maps is an essential app used for navigation and travel. It’s revolutionised people’s daily lives - that is if you don’t have a disability. If you do it’s a very different story.   Despite providing different options for all modes of personal and public transport, there are no alternative routes that support those who are disabled or in need of assistance, the main example of this being a lack of wheelchair friendly options. Over the last year, I attempted to travel around London with people who have a range of disabilities, including my mum, who relies on a wheelchair for some journeys. However, we found that all routes provided by Google Maps demanded stairs, bumpy paths, small hills, foot bridges, crossings without slopes and many times there was no room on the pavement for the chair. Most tube services aren't disabled friendly and ruled out yet another option of easy transport. Even if we did want to rely on other forms of public transport, we found that taxi companies struggled to accommodate the chair and buses were too full. Sometimes we’ve been forced to travel along bikes lanes (highly dangerous) or were just walking in opposite directions until it was safe to continue on normal paths. As an alternative, we sought out other maps like Citymapper but this provided us with no relief either. We're constantly trying to make cities and travel accessible, however this seems to be a highly discriminating factor. It's bad enough that only 70 out of 270 tube stations are step-free but by not providing these alternative routes, we're restricting those not as able. We should be advancing and making sure everyone has equal opportunities to be independent. This would not only benefit those who need extra support but families with pushchairs and those reliant on other forms of help like a walking frame. It should be easy for everyone to get around, no matter who you are! Please sign and support this petition to create wheelchair friendly routes available on Google Maps.  

Belinda Bradley
299,952 supporters
Closed
Petitioning Google, Inc, Google, Google Maps

Cerrar el canal a reset

El youtuber llamado reset maltrata a sus mascotas lo cual es delito en muchos países  Electrocución, golpes y obligarlos a comer cosas que no quieren entre otros  Cerrar su canal y quitarle a sus mascotas es una buena solución además de cobrarle la multa correspondiente a el delito de maltrato animal    Me acabo de enterar que le dió galletas con pasta dental a un pobre indigente y se excusa con: "le di 20 pavos sjbdjsdjb zoy than intelijenthe i vuena perzona"    Reset es una mala persona con problemas mentales graves 

Miles Prower
125,005 supporters
Petitioning Google, Google Maps

Dear Google, Please make all of Google Maps services available in Iran

Dear Google Please make all of Google Maps services available in Iran (i.e. "Navigation", "Voice Guidance", "Start Driving" and "Offline Maps"). In Iran, among all unintentional fatal injuries inflicted on children under five, traffic-related fatalities are the leading cause of death.Every 19 minutes one person dies on Iran’s roads, and every two minutes people will hear that one of their family members has survived a crash but with serious injury and perhaps lifelong disability. The use of a satellite navigation system improves driver behavior in unknown areas, heightens alertness and reduces stress levels.GPS systems assist motorists to identify the location of features on, near, or adjacent to the road networks.These include service stations, maintenance and emergency services and supplies, entry and exit ramps, damage to the road system, etc. We really need these services. Love youIranian people -----------------------------------------------------------------Farsi Translation: گوگل عزیز لطفاً تمام خدمات نقشه‌های گوگل را در ایران در دسترس قرار دهید (به عنوان مثال «ناوبری»، «هدایت صوتی»، «شروع رانندگی» و «نقشه آفلاین»). در ایران، در میان تمام آسیب‌های ناخواسته مرگبار ناشی از کودکان زیر پنج سال، تلفات مرتبط با ترافیک، علت اصلی مرگ‌ومیر است.هر 19 دقیقه یک نفر در جاده‌های ایران می‌میرد و هر دو دقیقه مردم می‌شنوند که یکی از اعضای خانواده‌شان از تصادف جان سالم به در برده است، اما با صدمات جدی و شاید ناتوانی مادام‌العمر. استفاده از یک سیستم ناوبری ماهواره‌ای باعث بهبود رفتار راننده در مکان‌های ناآشنا شده و همچنین باعث افزایش هشیاری و کاهش سطح استرس می‌شود.سامانه‌های جی.پی.اس به رانندگان در شناسایی امکانات موجود در نزدیکی و یا مجاور شبکه‌های جاده‌ای کمک می‌کند. این شامل ایستگاه‌های خدمات، تعمیرونگهداری، خدمات اضطراری و لوازم یدکی، رمپ‌های ورودی و خروجی، آسیب به سیستم جاده و غیره می‌شود. ما واقعاً به این خدمات نیاز داریم. دوستت داریممردم ایران  

Mohsen Ganj
26,558 supporters
Petitioning Barbara Bry, Kevin Faulconer, Jerry Brown, Google Maps

RENAME HO CHI MINH TRAIL IN SAN DIEGO CALIFORNIA

We would like GOOGLE MAPS to change the name "Ho Chi Minh Trail" at 9883 La Jolla Farms Rd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-1136 to "SaiGon Trail", or remove it altogether. Ho Chi Minh and the VietCong inflicted much pains and suffering to 58,220 Americans and millions of Vietnamese.  While escaping the persecution of the VietCong, many have died at sea and on land.  Many families are still suffering from the pain caused by the VC and Ho Chi Minh.   This trail in San Diego has no connection to Ho Chi Minh and we do not want to commemorate the name of this trail to a war criminal. This name is offensive to the American communities in San Diego as well Vietnamese communities around the world. https://freedomforvietnam.wordpress.com/2010/09/17/ho-chi-minh-the-man-who-deceived-the-world/    

Phil Hwynn
13,257 supporters
Victory
Petitioning Google Maps

Kannada on google maps for karnataka

Kannada is the mother tongue of people of karnataka and we strongly feel the need of kannada on the google maps, as all 7 crore people of karnataka dont understand english and it is matter of pride for us. we appreciate google for adding most of the indian languages and left out kannada alone. please we would like to see kannada along with english on the maps for entire karnataka.

naresh m
12,749 supporters
Petitioning Google; , Google Maps, Sundar Pichai;, Microsoft

Google Maps changed the names of Tamil cities, roads or even buildings to Sinhala.

Sinhala Only 2.0 „Whenever you use Google Maps, road, place and now even names of famous buildings, are renderedin Sinhala. Search for Chunnakam, close to Jaffna, and Google Maps translates the place name, inSinhala, to ‘Hunugama’ – wrong on so many levels. There is no Tamil place marker either. Jaffna getsa Sinhala label as ‘Yapanaya’, but no Tamil place name…..“ (Hattotuwa S., 2018) Tamil is an ancient and one of the oldest languages in the world. After a military genocide, the Sri Lankan government continues to erase the Tamil people, the Tamil culture and the Tamil language on the island. And here comes Google Maps. Recently they changed the names of Tamil cities, roads or even buildings to Sinhala. Even its landing page is default in Sinhala. How is it possible that a region where the most spoken language is Tamil is labelled in Sinhala? In India for example, Google Maps cared enough to write Chennai in Tamil & English and Banglore in Kannada & English. This makes sense, but translating Yalpanam to "Yapanaya" and Chunnakam to "Hunugama" does not. Google is currently run by a American - Tamil, Sundar Pichai. And yet, this language is neglected. It seems that Google is working with a genocidal country and supporting its dragonic intention to cover up the genocide and wipe out the Tamil people behind closed doors. We demand that Google Maps changes the Tamil cities names back to Tamil as it is standard in other countries.

Phoenix TNG
9,599 supporters
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Petitioning Google Maps, Google, Inc, Google

Que Google deje de incluir a Melilla en la Provincia de Nador (Marruecos)

Como todos sabemos, Melilla es una Ciudad Autónoma de España. Pero eso puede que no quede claro a las millones de personas que cada día utilizan Google Maps. Es ahí donde aparece que Melilla pertenece a la provincia marroquí de Nador. Nador es una ciudad bereber del Rif, perteneciente a Marruecos, que está situado a unos 15 kilómetros aproximadamente al sur de la ciudad española de Melilla. Estamos hartos de que continuamente se dude, por acción o por omisión, de la españolidad de nuestra ciudad. Por eso queremos pedirte que firmes esta petición para pedir a Google Maps que deje de incluir a Melilla en la Provincia de Nador (Marruecos). Cualquiera que tenga instalada esa aplicación puede hoy mismo ver lo que aquí estamos denunciando. Basta con poner “Melilla” en ella y veréis el resultado: Provincia de Nador. Firma aquí nuestra petición para solicitar a Google Maps y a Google, Inc una revisión y que Melilla deje de aparecer como parte de la provincia marroquí de Nador.

Sergio Soler Lopez
5,608 supporters
Petitioning Apple, Google, Inc, Google Maps

Waze SatNav on Apple CarPlay

Apple maps is an acceptable Satnav however Waze is much, much better and much more widely used. The apple Carplay systems are becoming more and more popular but are very limited for app choice. We would like to see the Waze SatNav included on the Carplay apps list so that iPhone users can benefit from and use the full potential of Carplay. The alternative is to use an android phone and Android link system for our cars. However we believe the apple version to be more superior but just missing an app... Windscreen mounts for our phones are a driving view obstruction and if a text comes through it becomes a potentially lethal mix. With carplay the phone doesn't need to be on the windscreen and can stay in your pocket or in your bag. This frees your view from windscreen mounts and makes driving safer and more integrated with the technology.

Benjamin Wilson
4,022 supporters
Petitioning Google Maps, Google, Inc

Tell Google Maps to Stop Referring to the Republic of Macedonia as FYROM!

The League of Macedonian-Americans (LOMA), along with ethnic Macedonians throughout the world, demands that Google Maps stop referring to Macedonia as "Macedonia (FYROM)". The name "FYROM" is both inaccurate and insulting. Google has no legitimate reason to place the term "FYROM" next to or below Macedonia's name on Google Maps. "FYROM" is not a temporary name for Macedonia. "FYROM" is not an internationally accepted name for Macedonia. Rather, Macedonia is recognized as the Republic of Macedonia by almost three-fourths of the world's countries. Many other countries have no known or official stance on Macedonia's name. Perhaps Google refers to Macedonia as "FYROM" because this is what Greece and/or Greeks have requested. However, this claim has no legal basis. UN Security Council Resolution 817 (1993) states that Macedonia should be "provisionally referred to for all purposes within the United Nations as 'the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.'" Some key points of consideration with respect to this resolution: The acronym "FYROM" does not appear in the resolution; "the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia" is not a name but a reference; and The reference "the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia" is only to be used for purposes within the United Nations. In addition, the term "FYROM" is insulting to ethnic Macedonians because Macedonia's southern neighbor uses that term to deny the ethnic identity of the Macedonians. We Macedonians are nothing but Macedonians. But the Greeks do not believe we Macedonians have the right to identify ourselves; the Greek government does not believe Macedonia has the right to self-determine its name and identity. Further, even though several international human rights groups have found that a significant ethnic Macedonian minority resides in Greece, those Macedonians do not have the right to identify as ethnic Macedonians. Instead, Greece refers to Macedonians as "FYROMIANS", and usage of the term "FYROM" by others enables Greece's discriminatory tendencies. Thus, by continuing to refer to Macedonia as "FYROM", Google inadvertently promotes Greece's discrimination against ethnic Macedonians and intentionally treats Macedonians differently than all other peoples and nations by only referring to Macedonia by a name it has not chosen for itself. Therefore, we call on Google to end its insulting, inappropriate and incorrect assault on the Macedonian country, people and identity. The Republic of Macedonia only has one name -- Macedonia! Sincerely, The Undersigned

League of Macedonian-Americans
2,639 supporters