Most recent petitions in Switzerland

  • Country: Switzerland
  • Language: English

Stop the annual dolphin slaughter in Taiji

Every year between September and March, hundreds of dolphins are captured and killed in the most horrible way in Taiji, Japan. Twelve boats sail to the open sea almost every day to search for wild dolphins. A few kilometers from the coast, the dolphin hunters spread out to continue their search. This search sometimes take a few hours before dolphins are found. When a dolphin family is found, dolphin hunters take their position. The hunters start striking with a hammer on a metal pole that is at

444 Created: 2019-03-30 Statistics

PETITION AGAINST THE CABLE CAR AND DESTRUCTION OF THE BELGRADE FORTRESS

We urge all responsible authorities, decision makers as well as institutions in charge of the urban planning and the protection of heritage in Belgrade and Serbia to take urgent steps to stop the construction of the cable car that would connect the Belgrade Fortress and Ušće Park. The Belgrade Fortress is the key historic urban site for understanding the development of Belgrade and the presence of the various civilisations from Prehistoric times, and must be safeguarded as a whole. We believe t

16182 Created: 2019-03-19 Statistics

Save the Glacier - No to luxury ice cubes (2019)

Someone wants to chop up Norways 2. laregst Glacier, distribuit with helicopters and trucks, and sendt it out in the world to bars and hotels.  How in the world is this enviroment friendly?    Please sign the petition, to show your love and support! Also making a statement that this is not OK or sustainable use of our resources!  

7238 Created: 2019-02-26 Statistics

Petition for ingredients declaration on alcoholic beverages

Within the EU, manufacturers of alcoholic beverages do not need to tell you what they have put into the bottle. All other food and beverages, on the other hand, must have detailed ingredients lists.   In wine, for example, the manufacturers can use some 60 different additives and other substances, without them being declared on the bottle.   It all comes down to an EU decision in 1979 where they failed to decide the labelling rules for alcoholic beverages. And since then, they have left things

5557 Created: 2019-02-19 Statistics

In the Name of Democracy: Resignation of Krasimir Karakachanov

The case of a Bulgarian citizen, victim of battery committed by two Bulgarian citizens of Roma ethnic origin in the village of Voyvodino, is a crime under the Criminal Code of the Republic of Bulgaria. As for any crime, in the present case, both individuals are responsible for their offense if proven guilty. In a Rule of law society, when a crime is committed, it is a responsibility of the Prosecution Office to bring charges against the perpetrators (in the case of a crime of a general nature) o

1239 Created: 2019-01-09 Statistics

BREAKING! Help to avoid deportation of Chechen political refugee to Russia

I. M. (beteckning 50184254), who has fled from Russia to Sweden on the 10th of November in 2014, eventually received a negative decision from Migration authorities. I. M. has 9 minor children. He is chased by Kadyrov (Russian) authorities in Russia. The truthfullness of his story has been confirmed by such famous human rights defending organisation, which are trusted on the international level, as:1) Norwegian Helsinki Committee2) Russian human rights center Memorial, in particular Svetlana Gann

1926 Created: 2018-12-20 Statistics

Save the Norwegian Institute at Athens!

(English version - scroll down for Norwegian) Petition: Save the Norwegian Institute at Athens! The Norwegian Institute at Athens has for the past three decades been of great importance for the teaching, research, publishing, and dissemination of the culture, history, archaeology, and languages of the Eastern Mediterranean. Now, the Norwegian Institute is facing the danger of becoming terminally shut down, or critically underfunded, due to the severance of its financial support from two of the p

3701 Created: 2018-10-28 Statistics

Statement of the Network of University Teachers against banning the Gender Studies Program

In the middle of the summer university break, the Hungarian Rectors' Conference was presented a draft decree from the Ministry of Human Resources and the Ministry of Justice.  This proposal called for the abolition of the masters program on Gender Studies. Such curricula are currently offered by the ELTE Faculty of Social Sciences and the Central European University (CEU).  The draft decree allowed students enrolled this year to complete their studies, but terminated this degree for future years

5123 Created: 2018-08-14 Statistics

The UN to intervene on the chaos in zimbabwe

The purpose of this Petition is to request that the United Nations or SADAC intervene into the chaos currently occurring in Zimbabwe. We can all clearly see that human rights are being violated and there are no fair Elections taking place. We want transparency and the figures are not making sense at all. We need individuals or organisations other than the current Zimbabwean government to clear up this mess because they are evidently not taking any form of control to counteract the problems that

3367 Created: 2018-08-01 Statistics

END FUR FARMING IN SERBIA

Dear friends of animals and planet Earth,   We need your help!   We are contacting you in defense of the law on animal welfare, specifically article 7, paragraph 1, point 37, which forbids the containment, reproduction, import, export and deprivation of life specifically for the purpose of producing fur and leather and article 89, which states that this ban will be implemented as of January 1st, 2019.   Fur farmers, in cooperation with certain politicians, are trying to change the law by prolong

2886 Created: 2018-06-02 Statistics