Petition to United Nations Security Council, United Nations, President of the United States, Donald Trump, European Parliament, Council of the European Union, European Commission, Angela Merkel (CDU), Angela Merkel, Rick Nolan, Boris Johnson MP, Rand Paul, Emmanuel Macron, Ban Ki-moon (Secretary-General of the United Nations), UK Parliament, Justin Trudeau, Todd Young
UK and US: Stop aiding the Saudi-led Coalition in carrying out a genocide in Yemen!
The US-Saudi airstrikes must stop NOW! The transport borders must open IMMEDIATELY! Stop the media lies about a civil war that never existed! There are no such things as Iran-backed Shia rebels in Yemen! The Houthis are Zaydis and are a branch of Sunni-Islam! EVERY SINGLE YEMENI HOUSEHOLD own at least one weapon/rifle. EVERY Yemeni is armed. So saying the Houthis are a group of militias is ironic. The ones called Houthis don't even have the name Houthi. They belong to other families. The ultimate ignorance of people online, specially from the West, have no clue what they are reading about.. They are being fed lies and stupidity from US-controlled media. 90% of the victims in this aggression were plain civilians sitting or sleeping in their homes when the airstrikes hit them.The reason many ignored this is because they general news readers presume it's a civil law, which it never was! Thousands of troops from over 15 countries, including Black Water and, landed in Southern Yemen with their tanks and planes to fight...the 20k Houthi rebels? This doesn't make any sense. If that was the case, how come EVERY FRIDAY over a million people march in Sana'a, the capital, to condemn the US-Saudi aggression? This US-UK-Saudi coalition thinks bombing the Yemeni people will make them kneel down before oppressors, but this is easier said than done. No war in history have succeeded in doing that. We are in the 3rd year of this barbaric aggression, but no goals were achieved by the international coalition. November 5th numbers: 908,400 suspected cholera cases and 2,192 associated deaths (World Health Organisation). Roughly, the number is estimated to 1 million cases of cholera at the end of this year. In November, a serious Diphtheria outbreak were reported in Yemen and is multiplying every week, adding to the seriousness of the siege on Yemen. There is also currently a severe clean water deficiency in Yemen, thus making Cholera more at home in those unclean waters, therefore resulting in more cases of illness for every new day that passes. Sana’a-based Taha Yaseen, from the Mwatana Organisation for Human Rights, said obstacles that stand in the way of controlling and containing cholera today in Yemen, include, but are not limited to, the ongoing war. “During [the war] almost all health facilities and healthcare services reached a point of thorough collapse and thus are unable to respond to the increasing need to address fatal diseases and civilian victims. Many hospitals [have] shut down and many others were hit either by air or ground strikes, occupied by militias or used as military barracks,” he said. When children stand to either die of starvation or a cholera outbreak, political discourse somewhat lose their appeal. Why argue a future that is being robbed away from Yemen’s children’s chest? As world nations watch on idle, stuck in those hateful binary narratives their thirst for geopolitical control commanded they abide by, it is a people, and a civilisation stretching back centuries we are forfeiting … Yemen is dying under layers of million abominations and all we have offered are miserable whispers of condemnation. Sources:- Living in Yemen on the Edge https://www.facebook.com/LivingInYemenOnTheEdge/- http://en.shafaqna.com/weapons-war-yemens-cholera-epidemic-spirals-control/
Petition to Vice President Mike Pence, Donald Trump
Don't Let the US Lift Sanctions Against Sudan
PETITION BACKGROUNDWe are launching this petition to urge the US to keep sanctions on Sudan as a measure to end the longstanding genocide and to dismantle terrorist ties with the government of Sudan. Lifting sanctions is the equivalent of enabling genocide. What does lifting sanctions mean? More trades, more investment, and more money will be in the hands of Sudanese government leaders, who have committed crimes of genocide against their own citizens and who have built strong relations with terrorism that also poses serious threats to US national security. Background on Darfur- the longest genocide in history: Towards the end of 2002, the government of Sudan began a genocidal campaign in Darfur. It started with the use Arab militias, the Janjaweed, and Sudanese Armed Forces targeting the indigenous people. Many of those targeted were from the Fur, the Massalete or the Zagawa tribes. The genocidal campaign appalling actions include burning villages and destroying food and water sources. They also kill innocents and rape women and girls. Mukesh Kapila, a UN representative in Darfur, has characterized the situation as “the worst humanitarian crises in the world.” By 2006, over 300,000 civilians, most of whom were women and children, had been slaughtered. Government soldiers continue to attack and to rape those who have survived. These soldiers utilize rape as a weapon of war and a method of terror and leave a trail of despair wherever they go. Millions have been forced out of their homes, with nowhere to go. Often, these people end up living in deplorable conditions, where they then against face attacks. As a response, in 2004, the United Nations created an international commission of inquiry. The commission investigated and found that the government of Sudan had committed genocidal activities, and acknowledged that about 150 government officials were partially responsible for the crimes committed in Darfur. As the result of the investigation, in 2005, member states of the United Nations Security Council unanimously referred the case of Darfur to the International Criminal Court. Simultaneously, the US, under President Bush’s leadership, took a proactive approach by sending Secretary of State Colin Powell to Darfur on a fact-finding mission. Based on Mr. Powell’s report, both the executive branch and the legislative branch of the US government declared the situation in Darfur as genocide in 2004. The US government called for an immediate end to the crises. They demanded accountability, and further authorized humanitarian assistance. However, the government of Sudan continued to obstruct and drain away any effort that was made to halt violence or bring peace to Darfur. To help resolve the crises, the US imposed economic sanctions on Sudan for the purpose of limiting Sudan government’s financial resources. The condition of the sanctions requires that a verified change and significant progress toward peace, and accountability for perpetrators must take place before lifting sanctions. In 2008, during the presidential campaign, then-presidential candidate Barack Obama, Samantha Power (who at the time was Mr. Obama’s Senior Campaign Advisor), and the then Senator Hillary used strong words to criticize the actions of the Sudanese government and to promise an end the genocide in Darfur. The affected communities, the advocates from the anti-genocide movement and the bipartisan members of Congress who have championed the cause from both side of the aisle, were very hopeful that, if elected, the Obama administration would do something to end the genocide in Darfur. Unfortunately, after taking office, President Obama and his entire administration except for Susan Rice merely took a conciliatory approach to the regime in Sudan. The approach of the Obama administration resulted in the continuation and escalation of the violence. Without any action taken by the US or any other country in the world, the Sudan government extended attacks even beyond Darfur to South Kordofan and the Blue Nile region. We were very disappointed realizing that the Obama campaign’s promises were just a ticket for their campaign trail. We were even more shocked at the thought that the US government would lift sanctions. Instead of condemning Bashir’s actions it became apparent that the US would reward the regime that committed genocide, continued to kill innocent people and hosted Osama bin Laden. Current Situation Sudanese President, Omar al-Bashir is currently wanted by the International Criminal Court for genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity in Darfur. He continues to carry out his genocidal policy with impunity because the international community has failed to bring him to justice. Consequently, the situation in Darfur continues to deteriorate. The fact is that in the last four years Darfur had witnessed escalations of violence, destructions and horrific damages on people’s lives and livelihood. President al-Bashir has used every effort to isolate Darfur including the prevention of international human rights agencies or journalists from obtaining information. Due to this, Darfur eventually dropped from the world’s attention. Some of you may think the crisis in Darfur has ended because it is not being reported in the news, but the truth is that over 460,000 Darfuris were displaced in 2013. In 2014, another 500,000 were displaced. And in the span of twenty-four hours on October 14, 2014, 221 women and girls were raped in Tabit village. Those who committed such a vile act have suffered no consequences. What happened to those 221 women and girls is not an isolated incident, but it is a systematic tactic and deliberate policy of the regime. In the first three months of 2015, 233,000 people were, and 2016 saw 400,000 people displaced. While declaring a false cease-fire, the Sudanese Armed Forces have massacred 13 people and over injured over 50 in Nertiti, West Darfur. Similar attacks took place in Elgeneina, the capital of West Darfur, as recent in June of 2017 The government has indiscriminately attacked over 20 villages in North Darfur where thousands have fled their homes and are still in need of urgent humanitarian assistance. Recent Norwegian Aid released a report confirming the facts that there are over 4 million refugees in Sudan. Most of these refugees are Darfur genocide victims displaced for 14 years. Violence is still inflicted on the Darfuris at an alarming rate. However, world leaders keep remaining silent and not taking actions to stop the genocide against our people. That is why we are appealing to you today. Listen to the voices of the victims Despite the unimaginable pain and suffering the people of Darfur continued to face, in his last week in office, President Obama announced his decision to lift sanctions against Sudan, even though the government of Sudan had not complied with the conditions set for sanction removal. The conditions were to end the genocide in Darfur, to hold perpetrators accountable, to open an unhindered humanitarian assistance, to disarm Janjaweed militias, to stop human rights abuse, to bring lasting peace to Darfur and Sudan at large, and to demonstrate valid evidence of cutting its existing ties with international terrorist organizations. The disastrous results of lifting sanctions include providing Sudan with full access to international trade, giving Sudan access to foreign investment and to freely conduct international transactions. These results will increase the flow of currency and increase the amount of money in the hand of Sudan government to support further heinous crimes. We and many other advocates, including members of Congress, have expressed outrage and opposed the US government’s decision to lift sanctions against Sudan. President Obama and his former special envoy for Sudan and South Sudan presented fictional justifications for their decision. These justifications were not in line with the voices of the victims on the ground in Darfur or those who are speaking on their behalf or working to end the crises in Sudan know to be true. The Obama administration’s justification was that sanctions would hurt the people of Sudan. However, the truth is that the government of Sudan is the only thing hurting the Sudanese people. The Sudanese government attacks the people of Darfur, Nuba Mountains, and the Blue Nile, the most productive and hardworking Sudanese people, who provided over 60% of Sudan’s total food production and contributed to the national general income by over 70% in agriculture, livestock and gum productions before the crises. These three regions were the strongest professional and domestic labor markets in the entire country. Today they are sadly driven out of their homes, which makes them entirely dependent on food aid for survival instead of being dignified breadwinners for their families and contributors to the workforce in their society. As of today, millions of genocide victims are still in camps, facing a great deal of suffering, and are oppressed. Their fate is left to be decided by their killers: the rapid support forces who are in their full operating capacity to commit more atrocities and the government of Sudan led by the indicted international criminal President al-Bashir. Based on the international governing norms, the responsibility to protect is a primary responsibility of the nation’s government, which means that the government shall safeguard and provide a conducive environment for all of its citizens and guarantee their lives with dignity regardless of ethnicity, religion, race or color. However, when a government targets its own citizens, such as the case of Darfur, the international community has the responsibility to provide protection for people facing systematic killing under the Genocide Convention, International Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights and humanitarian laws. What we are asking is one of the least – keep sanctions on Sudan. Keeping the sanctions will limit the government of Sudan’s ability to buy more weapons to kill innocent civilians, by limiting their access to international trade. Thus, if we can convince the US to keep sanctions on Sudan, we will help save many lives that otherwise will be lost. That is why we ask for your support and your voice. And to reach out to others to add their voices as well so that we can make our cries louder to ensure that the Trump administration does the right thing by simply keeping the existing sanctions until we can build a sustainable and peaceful future for Darfur. By signing our petition, you demand that US leaders confront and eliminate the horrifying act of genocide. We as human beings have a moral and ethical obligation to do whatever is in our power to stop genocide. We have failed to do so in the past, and all humans bear the scars of ignorance. We ask you to think back to the mistakes of our previous leaders, who let so many innocents die through pure ignorance and help us ensure that humanity will never again have to suffer through another genocide.
Petition to Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind
Investigate Kashmiri Pandit massacre & punish murderers.
During 1989-1990 terrorist forced Kashmiri Pandits to leave their homeland. They murdered, raped & tortured law abiding citizens to leave their homeland & live in exile in their own country. As per news report 215 FIRs have been filed relating to murder of over 700 Kashmiri Pandits. Till date not a single criminal has been punished by our courts & KPs are waiting for justice from 27 years. Recently NGO called Roots in Kashmir filed PIL in Supreme Court of India to seek an order to investigate KP massacre case but Supreme Court rejected the plea saying its too late. Kashmir has been part of our public debate for so many years but Kashmiri Pandits genocide is never really discussed. We couldn't do anything when KP were forced to leave their homeland but let us all unite now to ensure SC orders fair probe in this case. Even if 1 criminal is punished it will be a healing touch for Kashmiri Pandits.
Petition to United Nations
Petition on Crime of Genocide against African People in the United States
CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL PETITION. Lea la petición en español We, the undersigned, charge that the United States government has historically committed the crime of genocide against African people inside its borders, and continues to do so today, often with the complicity of many U.S. citizens. It is in the interest of all freedom-loving peoples worldwide to unite with African people, colonized within the borders of the United States, in our struggle for our basic human rights of freedom from state-imposed violence and oppression and for self-determination and liberation with economic and political control over our lives and communities. We will show that despite the heroic struggle of African people for our civil and constitutional rights during the 1960s, African people exist today under conditions in which the U.S. state powers not only fail to protect our health and well-being as expected under full citizenship, but continually inflict state or state-supported violence and terror on us. Although millions of African people perished on the slave ships on the journey from Africa to the Americas, and though millions of African people were slaughtered by European and American colonizers throughout Africa, and though hundreds of millions of Indigenous people of the Western Hemisphere were murdered by Europeans, it is notable that the word genocide did not exist in the English lexicon until its coinage in 1944 in response to the Nazi government’s mass murder of European Jewry. This petition recognizes that the term genocide is applicable to Africans in the US for the conditions they face historically and today. This petition is based on these conventions of International Law: 1. The United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide;2. The United Nations Charter; 3. The United Nations Declaration of Human Rights; 4. The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; 5. The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights; 6. The International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination. Evidence: In this petition we present a synopsis of documented evidence proving the crime of genocide by the United States government against African people. The examples presented apply to every aspect of the definition of genocide and fit the punishable acts of genocide as defined by the U.N. Convention. The U.S. government is responsible for mass murders, mass and discriminatory imprisonment, and oppressive conditions in nearly every aspect of life, including state-sanctioned violence and murders, education, family life, reproduction, employment, healthcare and freedom of political assembly for African people in the U.S. See the full petition for the full documentation of evidence: CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL PETITION. Lea la petición en español Demands: 1. Recognition by the international community and progressive and friendly states and peoples that European and United States powers committed genocide against African people during the times of colonial occupation, kidnapping, enslavement and exploitation, and that genocide against African people continues today inside of the United States. 2. Support for an International Tribunal to make judgment on the crimes of genocide against African people and solidarity with African self-determination. 3. Reparations to African people estimated at $14 trillion to African people inside the US alone, according to studies conducted at the University of Connecticut. 4. The right to self-determination and the liberation and unification of Africa and African people on the continent of Africa and those who have been forcibly dispersed around the world. 5. Black Community Control of Police inside the U.S. and the end to end to U.S. colonial military occupation of the black community. 6. The creation of an International monitoring body covering the daily police violence against African people in the U.S. CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL PETITION. Lea la petición en español
Petition to Jack smith
Add the Armenian Genocide to the High School curriculum
Students deserve to learn about different genocides from the holocaust in order to understand why injustice shouldn't be allowed to escalate and should be stopped on sight. The Turkish Government who perpetrated the genocide refuses to take responsibility, denying it happened and making it illegal to talk about it in their country.
Petition to Darin Oduyoye, Judith Gaines, Peter Scher, Kristen Chambers, Fidelity, Vincent Loporchio, Holly Gibson Brady, Franklin Templeton, iShares, BlackRock
Stop Investing in Companies Tied to Genocide
Many financial institutions invest in a handful of foreign oil companies, such as PetroChina and Sinopec, that help fund the government of Sudan’s deadly campaign of violence against millions of its citizens. BlackRock, Fidelity, Franklin Templeton, JPMorgan Chase and Vanguard are large investors in both PetroChina and Sinopec. Help us send a strong message to draw the line at genocide. You don’t have to be an investor to object. Financial companies want your business now or in the future, so your voice will matter. Sign the petition and send a message to these financial institutions: “I object to financial institutions investing in companies that help to fund genocide.”
Petition to BlackRock, Fidelity, Franklin Templeton, JPMorgan , Vanguard , iShares, Vincent Loporchio, Holly Gibson Brady, Darin Oduyoye, Kristen Chambers
Stop Investing in Companies Tied to Genocide
Few of us want our personal savings connected to genocide. Even so, investment firms like BlackRock, Fidelity, Franklin Templeton, JPMorgan Chase, and Vanguard invest their customers’ money in companies that help fund the ongoing genocide in Sudan. PetroChina and Sinopec, for example, not only support the government of Sudan, but also Syria, Burma and Iran. Help us send a strong message to draw the line at genocide. You don’t have to be an investor to object, since these investment firms want your business now or in the future. Sign the petition and send a message to these investment firms that you want them to avoid investing in companies that help to fund genocide.
Petition to United Nations
The UN must protect Efrin.
The UN must protect Efrin Turkish fascist blood sucking. Turkey has made genocide against Armenian people between 1914 and 1915. Turkey also has invaded Cyprus on July 20, 1974 and displaced many Cyprian people. Turkey’s current government wants to make genocide against the Kurdish people in Efrin. The Turkish military invasion of Afrin has killed more than 300 people from the civilian population so far and Hundreds were injured.They kill people, women and children. They target the hospital and houses. They fighting against humanity. Efrin is humanity and we are responsible about Efrin and we must protect Efrin. Media is silent on Genocide in Efrîn. We must break this silence... https://anfenglishmobile.com/rojava/genocide-in-afrin-25568 http://www.basnews.com/index.php/en/news/middle-east/417952 https://armenianweekly.com/2018/01/29/turkish-shelling-continues-in-afrin/