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Michelle Obama

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Michelle Obama, an American lawyer and writer, is the wife of the 44th and current President of the United States, Barack Obama, and the first African-American First Lady of the United States.


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Petitioning John Kerry (Secretary of State)

End Child Marriage, Sign the Executive Order!

When I was 14 years old, I was kidnapped for a marriage to a much older man, as depicted in the film Difret. On the day I was abducted, I was raped by my would be "husband." I knew I had to fight back and escape the first chance I got. I was taken to a hut and locked up. When I received another visit from my abductor I saw my chance. When he was suddenly called away, he left his gun leaning against the wall and the door unlocked. My father had taught me how to fire a gun, so I took it and ran. When he and his friends chased me, I shot him. It was the most terrifying, horrible ordeal of my entire life -- and I'm one of the lucky ones. I was accused of murder and after 2 years in the courts, the judge ruled that it was, in fact, self-defense.  My trial led to a re-examination of this tradition and the Ethiopian government is now working to end child marriage and female genital cutting by 2025.  In addition, the African Union recently launched a campaign to end child marriage across the continent. I am now dedicating my life to working on this issue and to give voice to the screams of unheard rural women and girls. I don’t want to see the same story happen to any more girls. And yet, it still is. You can help. Please join me in ending child marriage around the world by signing this petition, asking President Obama to sign the executive order that would help prevent an estimated 39,000 child marriages every day. This petition is supported by Global Fund for Women, Ms Magazine, Equality Now and Truth Aid. The Call to Action We need the Obama Administration and the State Department to deliver what was promised: a comprehensive strategy for ending child marriage. In March 2013, President Obama signed the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) that included a commitment to ending child marriage worldwide. The law requires the State Department to develop and implement a comprehensive strategy to end child marriage and to direct U.S. foreign assistance to programs in countries where child marriage is prevalent. We are asking that this strategy be created and announced in 2015, and that it include the following whole-of government strategy: +      Our foreign assistance agency, the U.S. Agency for International Development, would be directed to craft evidence-based, stand-alone programs to delay the age of marriage, foster girls’ agency and choice and promote equitable and rights-based societies that give girls the tools they need to thrive, while also leveraging our considerable investments in such areas as health, education and food security to ensure these programs are being fully utilized to address related elements of the practice. +      State Department diplomats on the world stage and in bilateral talks with countries that have high rates of child marriage would be directed to raise the issue of child marriage as a U.S. foreign policy priority, and would work to ensure that carrots—and, where necessary, sticks—are deployed to encourage meaningful action by all countries to end this global scourge. Such a strategy would recognize and institutionalize the fact that child, early and forced marriage impacts the whole life of the girl and that holistic, rights-based approaches are therefore necessary to end it. +      A draft Strategy is sitting at the Department of State. While the President and the First Lady have recently launched an important effort to provide education for at-risk girls globally, until the President signs an Executive Order giving these efforts the full force of law, we cannot be certain that these efforts will be fully implemented and funded. And thus they will not make any real difference in the lives of girls all over the world. Every day that we wait for the implementation of the new law to become reality, another 39,000 girls are married. This is unacceptable. When girls are forced into marriage early, entire communities miss out on their potential as change makers, economic drivers, and leaders. We must end child marriage to allow girls to realize their full potential in order to achieve the world we want. We need a coordinated, whole-of government strategy immediately. You can help. Tell President Obama to issue an Executive Order directing the U.S. government to use its full force to protect and empower the world’s girls and end child marriage once and for all. In U.S. Theaters October 23rd, 2015. Get tickets here: bit.ly/DifretInTheaters 

Aberash Bekele with Truth Aid
155,830 supporters
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Petitioning Michelle Obama

From the grassroots women leaders of Congo to the women leaders of the White House

“We have had enough. We call upon our global sisterhood to take action. We will not be quiet until REAL Peace is upon us.” On November 20, 2012, M23 rebels seized Goma, a major city in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, reigniting a war that has ravaged the region for 16 years. Neema Namadamu and a group of grassroots women leaders who call themselves the Maman Shujaa ('Hero Women' in Swahili) are calling on you and US woman leaders Hillary Clinton, Susan Rice, Valerie Jarrett, and Michelle Obama to take immediate action in solidarity with the women of the Congo. I was born in a very remote village in South Kivu Province, eastern Congo. I belong to a marginalized tribe and I am crippled from Polio. But none of those things characterize me. I have a vision for my country—a new and peaceful Congo—that compels me, and its destiny is driving me. War has ravaged my homeland for 16 years. Today, eastern Congo is labeled the worst place on earth to be a woman. We have been brutalized by our brothers who perpetrate violence on the bodies of their sisters, daughters, and mothers in the worst imaginable ways.  A woman is 134 times more likely to be raped in my region than a woman in the United States. Several months ago, soldiers indiscriminately beat my own daughter. Congo is home to the second largest rain forest in the world, behind Brazil, and 60% of all Africa’s forests. It has enough hydropower potential to power all of Africa. It has an estimated 24 trillion dollars of mineral wealth, far greater un-monetized wealth than any other nation in the world. But the mothers of its children live in poverty, in fear of being raped, daily losing their sons and husbands to endless wars. We are brutalized in unconscionable ways by monsters wearing military uniforms. We are tired of this. We have had enough. We know that we can create peaceful, sustainable communities in Congo through a holistic new model that ends violence, poverty, and the destruction of nature altogether. This July I set up a women’s internet café and media center and gathered grassroots women leaders across my region to discuss the future of our country. Within two months we had nearly 200 women activists reporting about life in war-torn DRC through the action media network World Pulse. We began speaking out—demanding the Congo we hold in our hearts to manifest all around us. As women, our solutions are inclusive, as they are rooted in family and community. But last week rebels took hold of Goma, inflicting more horrors upon its women and children—even pregnant women—and threatened to advance to our area. The region has been destabilized by this deadly power play and 140,000 people have been displaced.  We as women must join together now because WE CAN. Even in remote Congo we have become connected to our global sisterhood. We who are One with the 35 million+ women of the DRC, who are One with the 3.5 billion+ women of the world, are standing for an end to all violence and aggression in Eastern DRC. We will not be quiet until real peace is upon us.   We, the grassroots women leaders of eastern DRC, call upon our female counterparts in the White House—our sisters Secretary Hillary Clinton, Ambassador Susan Rice, Senior White House Advisor Valerie Jarrett, and First Lady Michelle Obama—to speak with your President on our behalf and ensure a true peace process begins in our homeland. We ask for the immediate appointment of a special presidential envoy to work with the African Union and United Nations to forge a peace process that addresses both the immediate crisis and the underlying longer-term economic and political interests of the parties involved. Only through a mediation of this level can we hope to establish resolution among the numerous states, rebel armies, and special interests who have long fueled this conflict and humanitarian crisis. And, it is essential that any action ensures Congolese women—who are uniquely positioned to act on behalf of family and community—have a voice in the peace process and a seat at the table. STAND WITH US! Sincerely, Neema Namadamu and the Maman Shujaa (‘Hero Women’) of the Democratic Republic of Congo  

Neema Namadamu
108,887 supporters
Petitioning Michelle Obama

Pres. Obama, Free Aafia Siddiqui before your term ends

November 26, 2016To: The First Lady of USA, Mrs. Michelle Obama The White House Washington, DC. Dear Mrs. Obama,Congratulations on completing two full terms as First Lady of the United States of America.America is a land where freedom, justice, and equality can prevail over momentary folly and long term prejudices. It is a land capable of filling the heart with love and compassion; a land that promises both economic and intellectual opportunities; a land that assures any individual the right to stand up and say "I can make things better." Those promises brought you to the White House. Mrs. Obama, I too am a mother with two beautiful and talented daughters. I too believe in those values that America claims to stand for, but my dreams were shattered by a brutal reality. I am the mother of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, who was detained and incarcerated with her three young children in 2003, in the name of the war on terror. In the summer of 2008 a group of human rights investigators located her in Bagram and began legal proceedings to force her release.In the face of these revelations my daughter was moved to the other side of Afghanistan and dropped onto the streets of Ghazni. After being re-arrested, she was shot by one of the American agents who was sent to retrieve her, and then accused of attacking them. She was subsequently charged with a crime that was never committed (“attempted murder” of US personnel).Her trial in New York City was a mockery of justice that reflected the legacy of the Salem witch trials of the past. The 86 year sentence she received, without any physical or forensic evidence to support the conviction, is beyond belief. Details of the case can be accessed at www.freeaafia.com and www.aafiamovement.com .Today, as you stand with your two daughters contemplating your own historic legacy, I humbly request that you take a minute to reflect upon another innocent family’s ordeal. Aafia could have been anybody’s daughter. What if one of your daughters had a burning desire to make a positive change in the lives of others, and all her life studied to achieve one goal, to improve the educational system by making learning more efficient for handicapped children. What if she wanted to help those who have been neglected by society; what if she volunteered with autistic kids, orphans and old ladies?What if she believed that faith is essential and mutually inclusive of all sciences and logic? What if she decided to embrace her grandfather’s faith because she thought it was logical and true? Would you be proud of her or would you ask your agencies to lock her up for the rest of her life because she is a Muslim? Madam First Lady, I ask you to reflect and think where your country’s war on terror has taken you. How many innocent lives will it destroy? These actions will not make America a safer place. Muslims do not hate America; but we are appalled when America abandons its principles. America's actions are creating enemies from those who would normally be its strongest allies. Cases like the mistreatment of my daughter only encourage that intolerant and violent minority of extremists who are just as happy killing Muslims as anyone else. Just this week in Pakistan these people tried to blow up an airforce base, killing and injuring some of our country’s finest. Your forefathers were bitterly wronged, which must give you a unique perspective on justice. I ask, are you ready to say enough is enough, release this innocent soul? Too often claims of national security are misused to protect individuals in government from being embarrassed or even punished for their mistakes. Is it fair to make Aafia pay for someone else's errors? Madam, I request you to think as a mother, to look into my daughter’s case personally and see for yourself how she was tortured and raped and videotaped while in US custody. See for yourself how the judge who presided over the case in New York City twisted justice. I ask you to meet with me, meet my family, make your own judgments, are we a terrorist family?My daughter stands for love, peace and justice; she is a victim of terror, not a terrorist. May God give you the courage and wisdom to do the right thing, and save yourselves and your country from setting the cornerstones of injustice, discrimination and state terrorism. I thank you for taking the time to read this humble plea of a grieving mother with a tortured heart. Sincerely,Ismat Siddiqui Mother of Dr Aafia Siddiqui Introduction to Change.Org Petition The author of this introduction is an African American human right advocate. I've been doing human rights work in America for over 25 years; and needless to say, I have seen and experienced much over the course of this time. One of the most disturbing cases to come to my attention is the case of a young Pakistani woman by the name of Aafia Siddiqui. Dr. Siddiqui came to the US as an 18 year old student in 1990. She graduated with honors from MIT and Brandeis, with a PhD in cognitive neuroscience. In addition to her academic prowess, her commitment to her faith (Islam) led her on the path of volunteerism for a number of noble causes.In addition to the recognition and praise for her extracurricular activity, a cloud of suspicion formed over the head of this exceptional young woman. When she returned home in 2002 - after 12 exceptionally fruitful years in the US - that suspicion, based on bad "intelligence," led to her being targeted for a rendition operation carried out by American and Pakistani agents. Dr. Siddiqui was kidnapped (with her three young children in March 2003) and disappeared for the next five years. In 2008 she was returned to the United States barely clinging to life, and was later put on trial for a manufactured offense.Former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark has described the case of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui as "the worse case of individual injustice I have ever witnessed." This writer wholeheartedly agrees with that assessment. Our hope is that President Barack H. Obama - via The Mother to Mother Appeal that follows - will use his powers to end this nightmare before he leaves office.

The Aafia Foundation
14,686 supporters
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Petitioning Michelle Obama

Help Save Our Home

We have been good customers for many years and didn't miss mortgage payments until Wells Fargo refused to accept payments after an unemployment deferment when my wife lost her job.  Wells Fargo employees never disclosed the program for deferred balance repayment until after it was too late for us to qualify for it. The bank has refused to accept any payment from us unless we pay the entire overdue amount, which has continued to grow because Wells Fargo won't accept our payments. If we'd had thousands of dollars to pay the deferred amount, we wouldn't have needed the deferment.  Mortgage attorneys have refused our case because we have equity in the home of over $100,000 and it is known that Wells Fargo refuses to modify loans for people with equity or that have completed more than half the term of the loan because the bank has no vested interest in the homeowner keeping their home. The bank will make more money by selling the home from under the homeowner so they refuse to modify the loan and simply wait out the appeals process until the homeowner has exhausted all their options. Then Wells Fargo makes a great profit and the homeowner is left with nothing. With all of our appeals to the bank and the State exhausted, we are left with wiping out our retirement savings to save our home and with the bank dragging their feet on giving us a catch-up amount for the loan we don't even know if we'll have enough doing that.  Federal programs enacted after the bank bailouts were supposed to be designed to keep hard working families in their homes. We need help and our calls to Representative Barbara Lee, Senator Barbara Boxer, and Senator Dianne Feinstein have resulted in no substantive action. Now we need help from the customers of Wells Fargo and community at large to keep our home. My wife, son, and aging mother all need a place to live. Please help!

Troy Wilson-Ripsom
11,216 supporters
Closed
Petitioning Myron Ebell, Donald Trump, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, EPA

Stop the EPA from allowing dumping in the Long Island Sound!

A federal decision to allow the dumping of treated sewage into the Long Island Sound.  We need to protect our Home. Polluted runoff and untreated sewage released into the water can expose swimmers to harmful microorganisms called “pathogens.” These pathogens can be present at or near the site where polluted discharges enter the water. Pollution can also come from high concentrations of farm animals like pigs and chickens that can contaminate local waterways with runoff, which is then carried to beaches and swimming areas. In addition, pollution is created by people who leave trash or animal wastes at beaches. Children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are the most likely populations to develop illnesses or infections after coming into contact with polluted water, usually while swimming. Fortunately, while swimming-related illnesses are unpleasant, they are usually not very serious - they require little or no treatment or get better quickly upon treatment, and they have no long-term health effects. The most common illness associated with swimming in water polluted by sewage is gastroenteritis. It occurs in a variety of forms that can have one or more of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, stomachache, diarrhea, headache or fever. Other minor illnesses associated with swimming include ear, eye, nose and throat infections. In highly polluted water, swimmers may occasionally be exposed to more serious diseases. Most swimmers are exposed to waterborne pathogens when they swallow the water. People can get some infections simply from getting polluted water on their skin or in their eyes. In rare cases, swimmers can develop illnesses or infections if an open wound is exposed to polluted water. Exerpt from the EPA website.  Let's make them heed their own advice!!!!!

Rainbow River Art
9,975 supporters
Petitioning Sr. Presidente de la Nacion, Congreso de la Nación Argentina, Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de Argentina, ING. MAURICIO MACRI, universidad de buenos aires, Michelle Obama, Comité Noruego del ...

Postular a la Sra. Margarita Barrientos para premio Nobel de la Paz.

La Sra. Margarita Barrientos desde condiciones personales/sociales adversas y de carencias extremas ha dedicado su vida a dar de comer, y asistir en salud y educación a una inmensa cantidad de niños y madres en situación de pobreza y vulnerabilidad. Consideramos que es un verdadero ejemplo de solidaridad y actitud ciudadana. Solicitamos al Sr. Presidente de la Nación, al Honorable Congreso Nacional, a las Universidades Nacionales, provinciales, públicas y privadas, a proponer a la Sra. Margarita Barrientos como candidata a Premio Nobel de la Paz frente al Comité Nobel Noruego

Santiago ABARCA
8,487 supporters
Petitioning Stéphane Le Foll, François Hollande, Michelle Obama, Oficina de Protección Animal de la Municipalidad de Providencia, International Animal Rescue

Stop au massacre, stop YULIN.

Aidez-nous a arrêté ce massacre. Chère citoyens le festival de la viande de chien et chat de Yulin est un festival ayant lieu le 21 juin dédié à la viande de chien et de chat, situé dans la ville de Yulin dans la province de Guangxi en Chine. Il date des années 90. Lors des préparations du festival, plusieurs milliers de chiens et de chat sont d'abord enlevé (contre le pleins grais de leurs familles) voir kidnappé à leur famille pour ensuite être enfermé dans de toute petite cages sans de nourriture ou eau, ils sont ensuite maltraités de façon attroce (tremper dans de l'eau bouillante, frappé avec des marteaux, ont leurs coupe les pattes, les pendres, les traîner par terre, les jeter, les frapper, les fouettés... et ceux tout en restant vivant), le sang, les pleure et les cris de ces animaux en détresse bourdonne dans ces endroits, puis ils sont ensuite abattus pour l'occasion, ces pauvres animaux souffre le martyre. En signant cette pétition vous vous engagez à soutenir cette cause et à la défendre, parlez-en autour de vous, sensibilisés les personnes autour de vous, plus nous serons nombreux plus cette cause fera parler d'elle et ils arrêteront ce massacre, s'il vous plaît signé  car en signant vous agissez. Le festival fait l'objet dans les années 2010 de plusieurs polémiques et actions des défenseurs de la cause animale, qui militent pour son annulation, notamment après l'arrêt d'un festival similaire à Jinhua Hutou.

Iness LAKHEL
8,436 supporters
Petitioning Pope Francis, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Ban Ki-moon (Secretary-General of the United Nations), Donald Trump, president elected

WE DEMAND A GLOBAL LAW FOR ANIMALS: ABUSING AND TORTURING THEM IS A CRIME TO BE IMPOUNDED

 (pls. note: All rights for this picture belong to me, Annamaria Grabowski) WE DEMAND A GLOBAL LAW FOR ANIMALS:ABUSING AND TORTURING THEM IS A CRIME TO BE IMPOUNDED „The more helpless the victim the greater the crime“ To be able to see the whole picture from above, please click on: Holy Father, Pope Francis, Dear Madam, Dear Sirs, OUR PICTURES FROM TORTURED DOGS and CATS IN ABYSS-CRYING ARE REFUSED FROM FACEBOOK TO POST THEM. PEOPLE BEG US, NOT TO SHOW EVEN ONE OF THESE PICTURES – THEY REPORT DEPRESSION, CRYING FITS, NIGHTMARES. ONE OF THIS VIDEOS – THE UTMOST HORRORFUL – MAY BE THIS: Greyhound dog boiled alive for meat trade practice http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3778933/Horrific-video-shows-greyhound-screaming-BOILED-ALIVE-rural-China.html#v-48644746927818652Heartbreaking moment little girl finds her missing dog roasted and ready for sale https://youtu.be/en-zkihG-4w  - more links to find on the end of this Petition Newspapers started to report regularly the torturing of living dogs and cats in many countries in Asia. At the other hand many newspaper report the cruelties done on farmanimals in CAFOs, mass-stalling, mass-transporting, mass-slaughterhouses.The casus of violence done on animals are not longer hidden:It is opened and all people could see this and are free to react. GERMAN: Menschen, die Tiere quälen und foltern, bringen großes Leid in die Welt, Menschen und Tieren. Das Leid, das furchtbare Leid, das Hunden und Katzen in China, Korea, Vietnam und anderen asiatischen Ländern angetan wird, wird jetzt mitgeteilt: in alle Welt hinaus getragen.Auch Rumänien mit seinem unmenschlichen Umgang mit Hunden, die auf der Straße leben müssen, sind im Radar der Menschen. Pandabären, geschlachtet, aus reiner Gier, das wollte man verstecken: wir haben es entdeckt. Massentierhaltung in schrecklichsten Formen, Massen-Tier-Transporte und -Schlachtungen von Kühen, Kälbern, Pferden, Schweinen, Geflügel: all dies bedeutet eine große Not: für Tiere und Menschen, die empathisch sind.Es darf kein Land, keine Nation mehr geben, die keine Tierschutzgesetze kennen, oder wenn, dann diese nicht anwenden. Kürzlich organisierte die Regierung in Shunyi District, dass Hundebesitzer eine Chance bekamen, ihre Hunde aus einem Käfig herauszuholen, bevor sie „geschlachtet“ wurden. Diese Hunde haben geschrien vor Angst und Entsetzen. Zumal sehr viele Hunde aus den Gärten und Höfen gestohlen werden, also Besitzer haben, auch Hunde auf der Straße werden oft grausam an sich gerissen und zum Schlachten gebracht.In einem Essay habe ich ausgeführt, wie Gewalt an Tieren zur Gewalt an Menschen führen kann, fast zwingend: http://wp.me/p3ARcp-3Nv Akte der Gewalt an Tieren - eine mögliche Täterpersönlichkeit.MENSCHEN, die Tiere foltern, sind GEFÄHRLICH, für Mensch und Tier und die Gesellschaft, in der sie leben.People who torture animals bring great suffering into the world, to people and animals. But: The suffering, the terrible suffering, the pain of dogs and cats in China, Korea, Vietnam ... is now communicated: to all the world! Living dogs and cats boiled alive: we have witnesses for this cruelties: Videos! Stealing pets from owners, torturing these poorest animals to death – we could watch all these crimes done on LIFE.Also Romania with its vicious handling of dogs, which must live on the streets, are in the radar of the people. Little Panda-Bears, slaughtered, from pure greed, that one wanted to hide: we have it discovered. Mass-Factory and Mass-Slaughtering in the most terrible forms, transports of cows, calves, horses, pigs, poultry: all this means a great burden.There must be no country, no nation that does not know animal rights laws, or did not apply them. It happened recently in Shunyi District of China’s capital Beijing where customers were given the chance to pick their dog from a cage before it was slaughtered and screened in front of them. Animals are soulless things? Watch videos here if you really think so! In an essay I have shown how violence against animals leads to violence against other humans, almost growing, almost more gruesome,Those people had lost her empathy for life and living and the utmost bad is, that they teach their children the same by learning through expertise. Humans who torture animals are DANGEROUS, dangerous for humans and animals and the whole society in which they live. http://spiritandanimal.wordpress.com - my blog http://world.people.com.cn/n/2015/032https://youtu.be/en-zkihG-4w Heartbreaking moment little girl finds her missing dog roasted and ready for sale http://world.people.com.cn/n/2015/0328/c157278-26763321.htmShocking undercover footage at a Korean dog meat market. WARNING: UPSETTING CONTENT http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/korean-dog-meat-market-scared-9393334 … PETS AS FOOD IN CHINA. https://youtu.be/U_rOOw-eIfc --------------------------------------------------------------Top Fakten #7 China tötet Hunde und Katzen https://youtu.be/VHHBr__t130 ----------------------------------------------------------------------Feed The Survivors Of The Dog Meat Tradehttps://vimeo.com/145817080---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Stop yuiln dog meat torturevalhttps://youtu.be/o9znL3q-tLo ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Dogs Abusing In China Rescue Dogs Need Your Help Stop Yulin Dogs meat tortureval 2016 China https://youtu.be/WeAWYiHTbTI -------------------------------------------------------------------- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xv2CWhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vc-Zohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJqhPhttps://youtu.be/en-zkihG-4w https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYT2l45rx2o schreiende hunde rumänen https://youtu.be/yeJmXscDYdYShocking video reveals appalling conditions in Romanian dog sheltershttps://youtu.be/-q-w5yNBm8c Katastrophale Zustände in rumänischen Hunde-Tierheimen https://youtu.be/i--gxh7_WME Film Aufklärung Hundemorde Rumänien https://youtu.be/cvoGhPH4R9Y Misshandelter Hund wird zum ersten Mal gestreichelt https://youtu.be/bWsMu4M2MnU Schlachttiertransporte durch Europahttp://wp.me/p1Hnx3-W4 Schwein gehabt? Wissenschaftliches Werk über Tiere in der Massentierhaltung http://fightdogmeat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Tin-Tức-Thời-Sự-Ngày-19_09_2016_-Giật-Mình-Công-Nghệ-Bơm-Tạp-Chất-Cho-Chó-_-VTV24.mp4 China - Video: Live Dog Boiled Alive https://fightdogmeat.com/2017/01/01/china-video-live-dog-boiled-alive/ and much, much more...  

Dr. Annamaria Grabowski M.A.
7,127 supporters
Petitioning Pope Francis, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Ban Ki-moon (Secretary-General of the United Nations), Donald Trump, president elected

WE DEMAND A GLOBAL LAW FOR ANIMALS: ABUSING AND TORTURING THEM IS A CRIME TO BE IMPOUNDED

 (pls. note: All rights for this picture belong to me, Annamaria Grabowski) WE DEMAND A GLOBAL LAW FOR ANIMALS:ABUSING AND TORTURING THEM IS A CRIME TO BE IMPOUNDED „The more helpless the victim the greater the crime“ To be able to see the whole picture from above, please click on: Holy Father, Pope Francis, Dear Madam, Dear Sirs, OUR PICTURES FROM TORTURED DOGS and CATS IN ABYSS-CRYING ARE REFUSED FROM FACEBOOK TO POST THEM. PEOPLE BEG US, NOT TO SHOW EVEN ONE OF THESE PICTURES – THEY REPORT DEPRESSION, CRYING FITS, NIGHTMARES. ONE OF THIS VIDEOS – THE UTMOST HORRORFUL – MAY BE THIS: Greyhound dog boiled alive for meat trade practice http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3778933/Horrific-video-shows-greyhound-screaming-BOILED-ALIVE-rural-China.html#v-48644746927818652Heartbreaking moment little girl finds her missing dog roasted and ready for sale https://youtu.be/en-zkihG-4w  - more links to find on the end of this Petition Newspapers started to report regularly the torturing of living dogs and cats in many countries in Asia. At the other hand many newspaper report the cruelties done on farmanimals in CAFOs, mass-stalling, mass-transporting, mass-slaughterhouses.The casus of violence done on animals are not longer hidden:It is opened and all people could see this and are free to react. GERMAN: Menschen, die Tiere quälen und foltern, bringen großes Leid in die Welt, Menschen und Tieren. Das Leid, das furchtbare Leid, das Hunden und Katzen in China, Korea, Vietnam und anderen asiatischen Ländern angetan wird, wird jetzt mitgeteilt: in alle Welt hinaus getragen.Auch Rumänien mit seinem unmenschlichen Umgang mit Hunden, die auf der Straße leben müssen, sind im Radar der Menschen. Pandabären, geschlachtet, aus reiner Gier, das wollte man verstecken: wir haben es entdeckt. Massentierhaltung in schrecklichsten Formen, Massen-Tier-Transporte und -Schlachtungen von Kühen, Kälbern, Pferden, Schweinen, Geflügel: all dies bedeutet eine große Not: für Tiere und Menschen, die empathisch sind.Es darf kein Land, keine Nation mehr geben, die keine Tierschutzgesetze kennen, oder wenn, dann diese nicht anwenden. Kürzlich organisierte die Regierung in Shunyi District, dass Hundebesitzer eine Chance bekamen, ihre Hunde aus einem Käfig herauszuholen, bevor sie „geschlachtet“ wurden. Diese Hunde haben geschrien vor Angst und Entsetzen. Zumal sehr viele Hunde aus den Gärten und Höfen gestohlen werden, also Besitzer haben, auch Hunde auf der Straße werden oft grausam an sich gerissen und zum Schlachten gebracht.In einem Essay habe ich ausgeführt, wie Gewalt an Tieren zur Gewalt an Menschen führen kann, fast zwingend: http://wp.me/p3ARcp-3Nv Akte der Gewalt an Tieren - eine mögliche Täterpersönlichkeit.MENSCHEN, die Tiere foltern, sind GEFÄHRLICH, für Mensch und Tier und die Gesellschaft, in der sie leben.People who torture animals bring great suffering into the world, to people and animals. But: The suffering, the terrible suffering, the pain of dogs and cats in China, Korea, Vietnam ... is now communicated: to all the world! Living dogs and cats boiled alive: we have witnesses for this cruelties: Videos! Stealing pets from owners, torturing these poorest animals to death – we could watch all these crimes done on LIFE.Also Romania with its vicious handling of dogs, which must live on the streets, are in the radar of the people. Little Panda-Bears, slaughtered, from pure greed, that one wanted to hide: we have it discovered. Mass-Factory and Mass-Slaughtering in the most terrible forms, transports of cows, calves, horses, pigs, poultry: all this means a great burden.There must be no country, no nation that does not know animal rights laws, or did not apply them. It happened recently in Shunyi District of China’s capital Beijing where customers were given the chance to pick their dog from a cage before it was slaughtered and screened in front of them. Animals are soulless things? Watch videos here if you really think so! In an essay I have shown how violence against animals leads to violence against other humans, almost growing, almost more gruesome,Those people had lost her empathy for life and living and the utmost bad is, that they teach their children the same by learning through expertise. Humans who torture animals are DANGEROUS, dangerous for humans and animals and the whole society in which they live. http://spiritandanimal.wordpress.com - my blog http://world.people.com.cn/n/2015/032https://youtu.be/en-zkihG-4w Heartbreaking moment little girl finds her missing dog roasted and ready for sale http://world.people.com.cn/n/2015/0328/c157278-26763321.htmShocking undercover footage at a Korean dog meat market. WARNING: UPSETTING CONTENT http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/korean-dog-meat-market-scared-9393334 … PETS AS FOOD IN CHINA. https://youtu.be/U_rOOw-eIfc --------------------------------------------------------------Top Fakten #7 China tötet Hunde und Katzen https://youtu.be/VHHBr__t130 ----------------------------------------------------------------------Feed The Survivors Of The Dog Meat Tradehttps://vimeo.com/145817080---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Stop yuiln dog meat torturevalhttps://youtu.be/o9znL3q-tLo ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Dogs Abusing In China Rescue Dogs Need Your Help Stop Yulin Dogs meat tortureval 2016 China https://youtu.be/WeAWYiHTbTI -------------------------------------------------------------------- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xv2CWhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vc-Zohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJqhPhttps://youtu.be/en-zkihG-4w https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYT2l45rx2o schreiende hunde rumänen https://youtu.be/yeJmXscDYdYShocking video reveals appalling conditions in Romanian dog sheltershttps://youtu.be/-q-w5yNBm8c Katastrophale Zustände in rumänischen Hunde-Tierheimen https://youtu.be/i--gxh7_WME Film Aufklärung Hundemorde Rumänien https://youtu.be/cvoGhPH4R9Y Misshandelter Hund wird zum ersten Mal gestreichelt https://youtu.be/bWsMu4M2MnU Schlachttiertransporte durch Europahttp://wp.me/p1Hnx3-W4 Schwein gehabt? Wissenschaftliches Werk über Tiere in der Massentierhaltung http://fightdogmeat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Tin-Tức-Thời-Sự-Ngày-19_09_2016_-Giật-Mình-Công-Nghệ-Bơm-Tạp-Chất-Cho-Chó-_-VTV24.mp4 China - Video: Live Dog Boiled Alive https://fightdogmeat.com/2017/01/01/china-video-live-dog-boiled-alive/ and much, much more...  

Dr. Annamaria Grabowski M.A.
7,127 supporters
Petitioning Barack Obama, Loretta Lynch, Joe Donnelly, Robert A. Zauzmer, Michelle Obama

Barack Obama: Please grant Clemency for Charles Scott serving a 51 year sentence!

  On behalf of Charles Scott, we, his family, friends and supporters humbly request that you sign this petition. We are a loving family, waiting for Charles to come home - we are serving every day of his sentence. Charles has already served over 18 years on a 51 year sentence for conspiracy to interfere with interstate commerce. Prison has helped him turn his life around but now it’s time for society to give this man a chance to prove himself worthy of a second chance. In Charles words: At 20 years old I made some bad choices. I like to look at each of us as a seed. Sometimes seeds are nurtured and cultivated and placed in environments that's conducive to their growth, and sometimes seeds are tossed and left in areas that are not.  The soil is often toxic, so when the storms of life come blowing through in the form of criminal thinking, self-pride, egos, poverty, etc., the weak are tossed and carried and end up in places like prison, and sometimes, even the grave. I was one of those seeds. My roots weren't strong and when the storms of life came I couldn’t hold on. It happens. Still, when one is tossed into places where you run into other seeds whom have been nurtured and cultivated, they can lead and direct you to good soil and real light from the sun where the rays are education, vocational trades, anger management, business skill, computer tech. education, mentoring programs, etc. and now you start growing stronger and stronger roots, and now the winds and storms of life can't move you, because your deeply rooted and on solid ground.Life places us all in some difficult situations and how we choose to deal with it is up to us. Sometimes we focus so much on who is a success or failures that we miss the guys who were on the road to failure but had an ah-ha moment and found a way to turn it all around, and live to tell about it. Those are the important guys. Those are guys who know there is hope in every situation. It breaks my heart to see all those killings in Chicago, or how young these guys are coming in here daily. I have a grandson I want to influence and a daughter that needs my help. I don't just do good in prison. I teach good in prison, and that's my desire. I teach classes, mentor, and make sure others stay out of trouble. Anybody can come to jail and stay out of trouble, but how many come in and make sure others stay out of trouble, give others something to do to be constructive and find purpose? That's what we need out there, not people that will merely get out and forget where they came from, but those that can help keep trouble down and help others stay out of trouble; that's being my brother's keeper. This is what I want and that's why I pray for clemency.Thank you in advance for your support! ❤ To learn more about Charles, please visit his CAN-DO profile at:  http://www.candoclemency.com/charles-scott-51-years/    

Dorian Bandy
6,008 supporters