Monday, February 17, 2014

Central African Republic: Online Petition - Urgent Action

Central African Republic: Goal 20,000 signatures - Urgent Action 
Stop ethnic cleansing and slaughter of Moslem minority including children and infants. Please act now, click here to ask the African Union to provide peacekeeping forces with the resources and supported needed to stop this blood shed. Thank you. For more information. Click here.

For more information about this issue, go to our Online Petitions page.

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Iran - 28 MARCH 2014 (Urgent Action Now)

Iran - 28 MARCH 2014 (Urgent Action)
Three Ahwazi Arab minorities in Iran are at risk of execution and two male teachers, Hadi Rashedi and Hashem Amouri were executed in secret at the end of January 2014. Hashem Amouri and Hadi Rashidi, along with Mohammad Ali Amouri, Sayed Jaber Alboshoka, Sayed Mokhtar Alboshoka, were members or co-founders of the cultural institute Al-Hiwar, registered during the administration of former President Khatami, which used to organize events in the Arabic language, including conferences, educational courses, art classes, and poetry recital gatherings, in Iran’s south-western city of Ahwaz. The organization was banned in May 2005 and many of its members have since been arrested. All five men were arrested at their homes in early 2011, For Amnesty Urgent Action click here

Friday, February 14, 2014

Afghanistan: Online Petition to Stand Against Domestic Violence - No Deadline

Afghanistan: Stand Against Domestic Violence - No Deadline (Urgent Action)
Afghanistan is set to pass a law that will allow people to attack their wives, sisters and daughters without fear of punishment. Demand the law to be scrapped immediately. Click here.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Russia: Online Petition for Journalist Elena Klimova - No Deadline

Russia: LGBTI Activist - No Deadline (Urgent Action)
Journalist Elena Klimova started her online project "Children 404" to provide resources and supports to LGBTI teens in Russia. On January 31, 2014, she was charged with “propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations” and her case is now in Nizhniy Taghil’s court. To sign the petition click here

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Russia: Online Petition for Yevgenity Vitshko - Due March 24, 2014!

Please sign Amnesty Petition for release of Prisoner of Conscience, Yevgeniy Vitshko, an environmental activist who was found guilty of “petty hooliganism” after allegedly swearing at a bus stop. For Petition and more information click here.

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Iran: Petition to Give Negotiations a Chance

There are currently 57,442 signatures. NEW goal - We need 75,000.  -U.S. Senator Chris Murphy

"The interim agreement with Iran gives the United States and our allies a chance to resolve the nuclear standoff with Iran without resorting to military action. The Senate should give negotiations the opportunity to succeed before voting on any additional sanctions or other efforts that would undermine diplomacy."

Will you sign the petition too? Click here to add your name. 

International Violence Against Women Act (I-VAWA) Petition - Due Date Feb 14, 2014

Amnesty International is once again a sponsoring organization of One Billion Rising, V-DAY’s campaign to mobilize women and  men across the world to demonstrate their collective strength and solidarity in support of justice and the elimination of violence  against women and girls. Rise against injustice and click here to sign Amnesty petition.  
Thank you.