Avaaz - Stop the beheading and crucifixion ! Saudi Arabia is about to behead a 21-year-old man and then crucify him to display his body in public. This same country was just chosen to head a U.N. Human Rights Council panel. If it wasn’t so serious this would be funny!France has already requested that Saudis stop this execution, but the US, Germany, and the UK also have very cosy relationships with the Saudi regime. The best way to get urgent action is to channel our outrage to these leaders…
Avaaz - Who will stop the next genocide? The International Criminal Court (ICC) is the world’s first and only global court to adjudicate crimes against humanity. But leaders of Sudan and Kenya, who have inflicted terror and fear across their countries, are trying to drag Africa out of the ICC, allowing them the freedom to kill, rape, and inspire hatred without consequences.
Hundreds of millions of women around the world are subjected to female genital mutilation and Somalia has the highest prevalence on the planet. But the government is considering a ban right now and our support could make it an urgently needed reality. Add your voice now.
Avaaz - 16 year-old Amina Filali, raped, beaten and forced to wed her rapist, killed herself — the only way she saw to escape the trap set for her by her rapist and Moroccan law. We’ve joined Moroccan activists, campaigning for years to repeal this provision, and now victory is within reach. This week, one last vote could make it happen.