|Miriam, Human Rights Defender, 1947-2012|
A BRIGHTER FUTURE FOR ETHIOPIAN WOMEN
In Ethiopia a young women has the choice between marriage before the age of 16 or face intense manual labor and sexual slavery if they leave home. To help these young women, the Bright Future program is providing educational opportunities and help in entering society including reproductive guidance. Please sign a letter to the SG of the UN asking for support for this organization.
BRING SHAKER HOME
Shaker Aamer is 44 years old. He has been held at Guantánamo Bay without charge or trial for over 11 years. He has not seen his wife or children during this time and claims to have been tortured. He is a British subject and PM Cameron has asked for his release. Please sign the petition to ask Mr. Cameron to intensify his efforts on Shaker's behalf.
GREEK CRUELTY TO REFUGEES
Refugees from war-torn regions are being turned back and abused at the border between Greece and Turkey. The right of an asylum seeker to have an individual hearing is being grossly violated. Please sign the petition from Amnesty UK calling on the Greek government to protect the lives of emigrants.
|Emigrants arrested at the border photo Giogius Mutafis|