Check out our initiatives to help the victims of the Russia-Ukraine war and see what you can do to help today.

 

Forced Eviction of Indigenous Maasai People

In the Tanzanian Massai town of Loliondo, over 70,000 Indigenous Maasai people are at risk of being evicted from their ancestral grazing lands to make way for a tourism operation. Protesters were met with massive use of force by security officers, leaving dozens of people injured.

Take action by writing an appeal.

 

 

 

 

Guatemala, Bernardo Caal Xol

Good news! Bernardo Caal has been released on the 24th of March 2022. But his imprisonment remains an attack to his rights. Read here the Amnesty report about why Bernardo Caal should never have been imprisoned in the first place.

 

 

 

 

Belarus, Mikita Zalatarou

Mikita Zalatarou was just 16 years old when the Belarusian authorities arrested and tortured him – despite no evidence he did anything wrong. He’s been sentenced to 5 years in a prison colony. You can help get Mikita out of prison and back to his family where he belongs.

Click on this link to sign the petition requesting the release of Mikita Zalatarou.

 

China, Zhang Zhan

When Wuhan – then the centre of the Covid-19 outbreak in China – went into lockdown, Zhang Zhan was one of the few citizen journalists to report on the unfolding crisis. Determined to get the truth out, the former lawyer travelled to the beleaguered city in February 2020. She took to social media, reporting how government officials had detained independent reporters and harassed families of Covid-19 patients. Citizen journalists were the only source of uncensored, first-hand information about the epidemic.

Click on this link to sign the petition requesting the release of Zhang Zhan.

 

Egypt, Mohammed Baker

Mohamed Baker is a lawyer who defends some of Egypt’s most marginalised people. He’s been locked up since 2019 in cruel conditions because the authorities don’t agree with his work promoting human rights. You can help free Mohamed by adding your name to the petition now.

Click on this link to sign the petition requesting the release of Mohammed Baker.

 

Eritrea, Ciham Ali

Ciham Ali was just 15 years old when she disappeared while fleeing from Eritrea. Nine years later, she’s still missing. Her family fears what she may be suffering in a country with notoriously dangerous prison conditions. As a US citizen, the US government has the power to help Ciham. You can make all the difference by putting pressure on the authorities now.

Click on this link to sign the petition requesting US forces to find Ciham Ali.

 

Israel/OPT, Janna Jihad

Palestinian teenager Janna is being targeted with death threats because she bravely exposes human rights abuses by the Israeli military. Take action now demanding young Palestinians like Janna are protected from harm.

Click on this link to sign the petition requesting the protection of others like Janna Jihad.

 

 

Mexico, Wendy Galarza

On 9 November 2020, Wendy attended a march organised by feminist collectives in Cancún to demand justice for the murder of a woman known as Alexis. But when a group of demonstrators began pulling down and burning some wooden barriers, police fired shots into the air and, some say, into the crowd. Later, Wendy discovered she had bullet wounds in her leg and vulva.

Click on this link to sign the petition requesting justice for Wendy’s case.

 

Nigeria, Imoleayo Michael

In October 2020, computer programmer Imoleayo Michael posted on social media in support of protests against police violence in Nigeria. Armed men raided his home and locked him in an underground cell for 41 days. Now he faces trumped up charges of ‹conspiracy›.

Click on this link to sign the petition requesting the Nigerian court to drop charges against Michael.

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Thailand, Rung Panusaya

Panusaya «Rung» Sithijirawattanakul faces life in prison because she dared to speak up for change in Thailand. Now she urgently needs your help to secure her freedom.

Click on this link to sign the petition requesting that all charges be dropped against Panusaya.

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Ukraine, Sphere NGO

As groups targeting LGBTQIA+ people have proliferated across Ukraine, Sphere NGO have suffered numerous discriminatory attacks. These groups have set upon Sphere’s supporters and premises, urinating on their walls, daubing faeces on the doorknobs, breaking windows and chanting homophobic slogans at them. There have been dozens of attacks like these. Anna and Vira report them to the police, but no one is held accountable. Click on this link to sign the petition requesting justice for the hate crimes against Sphere NGO.

Demand climate justice for Madagascar - Amnesty InternationalDemand Climate Justice for Madagascar

The people of Madagascar need protection from the disastrous effects of drought and climate change. Send an email now to world leaders and the President of Madagascar to take immediate action to fulfill their human rights obligations to protect the Malagasy people from the deep-rooted injustices being driven by the climate crisis globally. Click on this link to learn more about Amnesty’s action and sign the petition.

 

 

PISFCC Celebrates First Anniversary — Pacific Islands Students Fighting Climate Change | Seeking an Advisory Opinion from the ICJ

Pacific Islands Students Fighting Climate Change

Amnesty International’s Climate Justice team is endorsing the PISFCC’s actions to prevent and mitigate climate change in the Pacific. Their mission: «Climate change now threatens to destroy our homeland and cultures, but we will not lie down and accept that fate. Instead, we choose to use our passion and knowledge to fight against climate change at every level – from the grassroots of our communities to the highest levels of national and international government.» Click on this link to see how you can help and learn about their activities.

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Deutsch — The Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

Climate change, like nuclear weapons, is a major global threat. Bold and immediate action is needed to address the climate emergency. The main cause of the climate emergency is fossil fuels. According to the latest IPCC report, coal, oil and gas are responsible for 86% of all carbon dioxide emissions in the past decade. Click on this link to sign the petition and support cause.

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