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Petitioning United Nations, Council of the European Union, United Nations Security Council, United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime, African Union, ECOWAS, SADAC , Amnesty International, Human Rights Campaign...

Stop the Enslavement of Black Africans in Libya

CNN has released video footage of West African migrants  being bought and sold openly in modern-day slave auctions markets by smugglers in Libya, for as little as $400. I am asking the African Union, ECOWAS, United Nations and the International Community to put pressure on the Libyan government to take immediate action to stop these criminals from selling more people, to set current prisoners free, arrest the criminals and end this immediately. http://edition.cnn.com/2017/11/17/africa/libya-slave-auction-investigation/index.html

Ndey Jobarteh
74,287 supporters
Petitioning President of India, Prime Minister of India, United Nations, INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE, Human Rights Campaign, Supreme Court of India

Death sentence to Rapist Kamal Shukla

GRP constable held for ‘raping’ woman on train.Constable Kamal Shukla (24), who was on escort duty and had boarded the train from Moradabad, will be produced in court on Wednesday.WRITTEN BY EXPRESS NEWS SERVICE | LUCKNOW |Published On: May 31, 2017 6:02 Am. A Government Railway Police (GRP) constable was arrested for allegedly raping a 25-year-old woman in a coach for the disabled on the Lucknow-Chandigarh Express train on Tuesday. The alleged incident came to light when the Chandigarh-bound train reached Bijnor railway station at around 9 am. The woman, a resident of Meerut who had gone to Lucknow for treatment, is admitted in the district hospital in Bijnor. A medical examination has been completed and a report is awaited.Constable Kamal Shukla (24), who was on escort duty and had boarded the train from Moradabad, will be produced in court on Wednesday. Superintendent of Police, GRP (Moradabad) Keshav Kumar Choudhary said the rape case was lodged on the basis of a complaint submitted by the victim that Shukla had allegedly sexually assaulted her inside the train after threatening to take her life.Shukla has been suspended and departmental action against him would be taken soon, Choudhary added. According to the SP, the woman boarded the train from Lucknow and first sat in the general compartment, but was feeling uncomfortable as she was ill. Shukla, who was present in the same coach, advised her to shift to another compartment reserved for the disabled. When train reached Chandpur railway station at around 8 am, Shukla took the woman to the reserved coach, where three youths were seated. The constable forced the youths to shift to another coach, said the SP. After the youths left the compartment, Shukla allegedly locked the coach from inside. As the train reached Bijnor railway station at around 9 am, the three youths began to create a ruckus outside the coach, claiming that the constable had locked a woman inside. Other passengers and railway staff at the station gathered outside the compartment, the SP added. Shukla was then forced to open the doors and passengers entered the coach to find the woman lying in a semi-conscious state.The passengers then caught hold of the constable and handed him over to the GRP police station. The woman was rushed to the district hospital. India 

Furkan Shaikh
74,018 supporters
Petitioning Naheed Nenshi, John Tory, Jim Watson, Barack Obama, Amnesty International Australia, Human Rights Campaign, United Nations Security Council, Human Rights Watch, Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, ...

Free Ahed Tamimi

My name is Nasri Akil from Toronto, Canada. I started this campaign to support" Ahed Tamimi", her mother "Mariam", her cousin "Nur" and the other kids detained by the evil hands of the Zionists of the fake state of Israel. In a desperate hope to get enough signature to put pressure on decision makers to do something about the constant twisted detention of Palestinian kids. In turn this will expose the evil of the zionists and pressure the international community. I would like to mention here that this petition has nothing to do with race or religion or ethnicity. It's pure right against wrong. Zionism is not Judaism. Judaism is a religion not a race. Many Jews are not Zionists. Most Zionists are not Jews. Many Zionists hate Jews. Opposition to Israel is NOT anti-Semitism. Ahed Tamimi, 16, was arrested ( kidnapped actually ) by Israeli forces in the middle of the night. Since she was a young child, she has been active in weekly demonstrations against Israel’s theft of her family’s land in occupied Nabi Saleh. But as Tamimi stands against Israeli occupation, she underscores: whenever a people face oppression, we must show solidarity. Israeli soldiers shot Ahed Tamimi's relative in the head, leaving the teenage boy in a coma, and then invaded her family home. She demanded that the occupying Israeli soldiers leave her property immediately, shouting "don't touch me" and "leave!" Now she's in Israeli military detention, where 75% of Palestinian children report assault. Ahed is a child, and like thousands of Palestinian children she could be humiliated and abused if we don't get her out fast. She has become another child statistic of the countless other children detained illegally in Israel. Her court date is December 25th, 2017. She was taken into question at the Moscobiyeh prison, notorious for it's dungeon cell, torture tactics fully utilized on children, and extensive harassment. She was put in isolation, left in an icy cell, without proper food. In fives days she was moved three times. Why? To exhaust and break her.  When her mother arrived to be there with her, she too was arrested.  We demand that Ahed and all Palestinian children are released from Israeli prisons now.  The international community must put an end to the ill-treatment and detention of Palestinian children. Enough is enough.  Ahed Tamimi represent all the innocent kids in the Isareli detention and represent the Palestinians struggle against the illegal occupation of Palestine. Since 1967, Palestinian children in the Occupied Palestinian Territory have been living under Israeli military law and prosecuted in military courts. Israeli military law, which fails to ensure and denies basic and fundamental rights, is applied to the whole Palestinian population. Israel is the only country in the world that automatically prosecutes children in military courts that lack basic and fundamental fair trial guarantees. Since 2000, at least 8,000 Palestinian children have been arrested and prosecuted in an Israeli military detention system notorious for the systematic ill-treatment and torture of Palestinian children. Around 500-700 Palestinian children are arrested, detained and prosecuted in the Israeli military court system each year. The majority of Palestinian child detainees are charged with throwing stones, and three out of four experience physical violence during arrest, transfer or interrogation. Unlike Israeli children living in illegal settlements in the West Bank, Palestinian children are not accompanied by a parent and are generally interrogated without the benefit of legal advice, or being informed of their right. They are overwhelmingly accused of throwing stones, an offense that can lead to a potential maximum sentence of 10 to 20 years depending on a child’s age. AHED TAMIMI will go to trial on Christmas Day for slapping an Israeli soldier, illegally trespassing on her property, the day after her 15-year-old cousin was shot in the face. In December 2011, Mustafa Tamimi was killed during a protest in the village when an Israeli soldier shot him in the face with a tear gas canister. One year later, Israeli soldiers shot and killed Rashadi Tamimi in the village. One wonders why the "slap" is the Crime? I decided to do something about it and start with what I can. So that's why I am here asking you to help me help Ahed, her family and all the other kids. I also started a fund raising campaign on "GoFundMe" hoping to raise enough money to hire as many legal advisors to support Ahed and the others legaly in the court and get some justice. I mean enough is enough...I can't sleep I can't eat and these kids are experiencing all of that twist. Someone must do something. This is not right. This is not humanity. We cannot make this acceptable by doing nothing.  I earnestly ask that at the very least, we make some noise in support of Ahed Tamimi and the other children that are held prisoners with no charge, no defense, all in violation of international laws.   She is one, but we are many. It takes a united front to add pressure, to induce accountability and hopefully give freedom to the oppressed, weak and innocent.  To Ahed and all the children in Israeli jails: We stand by your side, and are holding you in our hearts. We will not give up until you are free. You are not alone. As a wise man ounce said: "Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible" Sign. Support. Make Noise. Add Pressure. Be Human.  what if Ahed was your daughter, sister or just a friend? What would you do?

Nasri Akil
68,070 supporters
Petitioning Human Rights Campaign

VIVA VIOLETA Visualización de violencia infantil.

Hola a todos, bienvenidos al escuadrón.El próximo 21 de noviembre es el día internacional para la prevención de la violencia infantil, el abuso sexual y estupro.Estamos llamando desde #CodigoVioleta para usar este color a lo largo de los meses de noviembre #vivavioleta para expandir la conciencia a través del uso de este color.Le agradecemos de antemano por su buena voluntad, apoyo y presencia.Los terremotos en el CDMX me han demostrado que somos nosotros, los civiles, con humanidad que podemos cambiar nuestro presente y el futuro del planeta.No importa donde estemos,Este proyecto está apenas comenzando,Por favor, no dude en dar una opinión, sugerir, dar ideas, ademas de invitar a las personas que están comprometidos con la causa #codigovioleta #vivavioleta#GRACIASinfinitas Hi everyone, welcome to the squad.The next November 21st it is the international day for the prevention of child violence, sexual abuse and rape.We are calling from #CodigoVioleta to wear this color throughout the months of november #vivavioleta so we raise awareness through the use of this color.We thank you in advance for your goodwill, support and presence.The earthquakes in the CDMX have shown me that it is we, the civilians, with humanity that we can change our present and the future of the planet.No matter where we are-This project is just beginning,feel free to give an opinion, suggest, give ideas, as well as invite people who are committed to the cause #codigovioleta #vivavioleta#GRACIASinfinitas https://www.facebook.com/groups/381285725637200/

augusto ventura
39,000 supporters
Petitioning Human Rights Campaign

VIVA VIOLETA Visualización de violencia infantil.

Hola a todos, bienvenidos al escuadrón.El próximo 21 de noviembre es el día internacional para la prevención de la violencia infantil, el abuso sexual y estupro.Estamos llamando desde #CodigoVioleta para usar este color a lo largo de los meses de noviembre #vivavioleta para expandir la conciencia a través del uso de este color.Le agradecemos de antemano por su buena voluntad, apoyo y presencia.Los terremotos en el CDMX me han demostrado que somos nosotros, los civiles, con humanidad que podemos cambiar nuestro presente y el futuro del planeta.No importa donde estemos,Este proyecto está apenas comenzando,Por favor, no dude en dar una opinión, sugerir, dar ideas, ademas de invitar a las personas que están comprometidos con la causa #codigovioleta #vivavioleta#GRACIASinfinitas Hi everyone, welcome to the squad.The next November 21st it is the international day for the prevention of child violence, sexual abuse and rape.We are calling from #CodigoVioleta to wear this color throughout the months of november #vivavioleta so we raise awareness through the use of this color.We thank you in advance for your goodwill, support and presence.The earthquakes in the CDMX have shown me that it is we, the civilians, with humanity that we can change our present and the future of the planet.No matter where we are-This project is just beginning,feel free to give an opinion, suggest, give ideas, as well as invite people who are committed to the cause #codigovioleta #vivavioleta#GRACIASinfinitas https://www.facebook.com/groups/381285725637200/

augusto ventura
39,000 supporters
Petitioning United Nations, Attorney General Chambers Of Malaysia, Human Rights Campaign, Penang Chief Minister, Prime Minister Of Malaysia

Justice For T.Nhaveen And For All Bullied Victims

T. Nhaveen a 19 year old guy from Penang, Malaysia was assaulted and sodomised with a foreign object by five youths and now is declared brain dead and on life support at Penang Hospital. Bullying has gotten far worst and recently has taken many lives not only in our country but worldwide. Nhaveen was said to be soft spoken and was teased by this bunch of irresponsible youths by calling him sissy. When Nhaveen pleaded them to stop teasing him, those youths reacted by assaulting Nhaveen and also his friend T.Previin who was accompanying him. His friend escaped with bruises but sadly Nhaveen paid the price.  We want justice for T.Nhaveen where the offenders cannot be spared. They should be given a punishment they deserve because what they did tantamount to murder. Brain dead can be considered dead and now only a miracle can save him where his family members are praying for him. Our prayers are all with him and we want justice be done.  It was also said in an article that bullying is not something new for Nhaveen as he was bullied during his schooling days but he did not take it seriously and walk away from it. Friends, bullying in whatever situation or in what form is a subject that we cannot ignore. Anyone who bullies should undergo counselling to find out the root cause and  be given a  punishment accordingly so that he/she will not repeat the act again. Bullying should not be allowed to happen in the first place. Parents/Guardians on the other hand should look further into this matter if their children ever get bullied or their children are culprits. By merely saying "Don't care about them" does not help the children.  Schools should tighten their securities and promote positive values that should allow no rooms for bullying. The bullies must be sent for counselling since expelling them would not do any good but only raise the number of dropouts and they may eventually resort to gangsterism. We urge the authority and educational institutions for institutional education reform to promote positive values such as non-violence and non-discrimination. We should create a campus and society where the learning and living environment are conducive, safe and filled with hope, kindness and peace. Students on the other hand should not be afraid of standing up against this bullies by reporting this sort of incidents to appropriate authority. If bullying is non-existed, Nhaveen would not have lost his life.  Nhaveen’s mother is a single parents working hard for her children and now can you even imagine the pain and despair she is feeling. Where are the parents of the offenders? What are they even doing? We hope they would approach the victim family and offer all the help they could. But yet none shows up. All I hope is our nation should serve justice immediately and take appropriate precaution and remedy and never ever to let this happen again. I hope the sentence 'death by bullying' should never even be uttered again. I want bullying to be demolished completely. No more second Nhaveen.  #saynotobullying #justicefornhaveen  

Mukhesh Ravi
38,679 supporters
Petitioning Helen Megarry, Simon Stevens, Theresa May MP, Human Rights Campaign

Justice for a 64yr old man being denied crucial life threatening treatment on the NHS

 Mr Albert Thompson has been a resident of the UK for well over 44 years. He has worked since 1974,  paying contributions of national insurance and tax until February 2006.... that's 32 years of payments. Mr Thompson sadly has just been diagnosed with prostate cancer yet has been Denied treatment on the NHS. He is expected to pay £54,000 to the royal marsden hospital for his treatment. HMRC/ immigration have no recollection of Mr Thompson at all yet have been receiving these payments of national insurance and tax. How is this possible?  We the public demand an enquiry. This is diabolical. This man is a UK resident and has paid more than his due therefore he should be ENTITILED TO NHS TREATMENT JUST LIKE THE REST OF US. How can you treat a man this way when he is so poorly? This needs investigating and correcting before its too late. Time is not on this poor man's side at all.  Please investigate this further and help this man either get his treatment or reimburse him every single penny he has paid into this country so he can afford his treatment. This cannot go on. 

Lavannah Rain
27,596 supporters
Petitioning Human Rights Campaign, Department of Justice, India, Narendra Modi, Indian Goverment, women rights

Crime branch investigation and Justice to daughter-in-law burnt alive by father-in-law

She was 21 years old, a mother of 4 months kid. She was innocent, kind hearted and a lovable person. She was married for just 3 years. She was young & a beautiful soul. But she could not escape from the evil eyes of her father-in-law, yes own FATHER-IN-LAW, who raped her multiple times and when she started raising her voice, she was burnt alive. The pain she went through was immense, and can’t be explained in words. They frightened her in the name of her 4 months innocent kid. She kept shouting “help me, help me”” till she was 95% burnt ALIVE. In the hospital she was in ventilator with lots of pain and she could not make it to the world. She closed her eyes within 2 days. Her last words were “save my child”. Her 4 months old child who is taken by her in-laws, somewhere, nobody knows…. Sibangi (Ria) is from Rourkela and married to Avinash Khemka, who belongs to Rairangpur, Odisha. It’s not just her. This petition for all those girls, women, who are raped, kicked, beaten, frightened, burnt and killed. Who are under so much pressure from the evil that they have to forcefully close their eyes from this whole world.   Please support and sign this petition to make a voice and case against the evil (her in-laws); who made such a heinous sin. Please support me to reach this petition to the prime minister of India and to start a crime branch investigation on the case. Help me to get arrested her in-laws, who are underground and do the justice to the innocent Sibangi (Ria).   References: https://www.telegraphindia.com/states/jharkhand/rape-kill-bid-cuffs-on-father-in-law-200897  http://www.justicenews.co.in/rape-kill-bid-cuffs-on-father-in-law/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnDvbYsk204

Tapan Jain
25,946 supporters
Petitioning Animal lovers and wildlife rescuers, Animal Planet, International Animal Rescue, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), Animal lovers, Animal ACTion Network, United Nations, President ...

Help Ruperta, the Elephant. She is starving in Venezuela, in a Caricuao Zoo.

Please, let's unite together as a one major world force for the peace and welfare of people and animals in Venezuela. Venezuela, my country is going through a major political, social, and economical crisis that is not fully disclosed to the media, and international forces due to a socialist dictatorship model that is affecting the entire country. Animals, and most people in Venezuela are being neglected due to the shortage of food and medicine.  Ruperta, just like any other animals in Venezuela is starving to death. We need your help to survive her, other animals, and many starving and ill people in Venezuela. Please, sign my petition to reach out to the major national/international animal & human rights organizations that can help put a stop to the ongoing neglect of animals and people in Venezuela.

Webb Daulis
16,204 supporters
Petitioning Pakistan, Humanity, Human Rights Campaign, Department of Education, International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, equalmeansequal

Justice For Zainab - Stop Child Abuse in Pakistan & Educate the Population on SEX.

It is time to take a stand for all the Zainab's of the world. It is time for the world to become Zainab's voice. It is time for us to protect our daughters, mothers, sisters, and children. Take a stand against Child Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Child Molestation, Child Rape, Domestic abuse and Murder.  Zainab (age 7) was brutally raped, murdered and dumped to die a painful death in Kasur, Pakistan. Her family left shattered. Her memories left raw and her childhood left incomplete.  It's time that we challenge the Pakistani Culture. The discrimination and neglect towards women and children must come to an end. Women are constantly used as a pawn. Example: In 2002, 30-year-old Mukhtaran Bibi was gang-raped on the orders of the village council as an "honor rape" after allegations that her 12-year-old brother had sexual relations with a woman from an opposing cast. It is time that Pakistani's globally (residing within Pakistan or overseas) take a stand against what is happening within our nation and with our people.  Let's educate our men to treat women equally. Let's educate our population on SEX. Let us talk about sex with our children and educate our future generations to come.  If you think Zainab deserves justice please sign this petition. If you think Pakistan should start treating women with dignity, please sign this petition. We can only stop abuse, neglect, murder, and rape from happening if we start educating the population now. With a population greater than 170 million, Pakistan bears the most illiterate country in Asia. This only adds to the problem. We need our government to invest in our children and the future of the country. We need to raise MEN. We need to raise HUMANS. The youth of the country needs to be educated on gender equality.  If we want to give Zainab Justice, Let's start with raising awareness. Let's hold hands in solidarity for Zainab and make a promise to better our children and our country. #Zainab  

Pakistani Child Abuse Protection
15,627 supporters