Most recent petitions in Estonia

  • Country: Estonia
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Theatre Studies must be retained as a degree subject and its future as a scientific discipline secured

Dear Kaarle Hämeri (Chancellor), Sari Lindblom (Rector) and Paula Eerola (Vice-Rector), Dear Hanna Snellman (Vice-Rector), Tom Böhling (Vice-Rector) Dear Pirjo Hiidenmaa (Dean, Faculty of Arts) We the undersigned wish to express our deep concern at the plans put forward by the University of Helsinki’s Faculty of Arts in respect of theatre studies and other smaller arts subjects. These proposals threaten the viability of theatre studies nationally. It would be difficult to overstate the importa

3399 Created: 2021-12-13 Statistics

Diving in Ojamo Mine

    The signatories of this petition represent a group of Finnish and international divers who want to establish a new open and transparent operating culture which supports diving in the Ojamo Mine. As the Lohja City decision making body, Vetovoimalautakunta, already stated in its meeting on 15th December 2020: “The Ojamo diving site is so exceptional on the scale of Finland that the management and coordination of the diving activities taking place there should be under the control of a sufficie

1407 Created: 2021-11-26 Statistics

Investigation and Prosecution of Those Individuals Responsible for Crimes Against Humanity

Investigation and Prosecution of Those Individuals Responsible for Crimes Against Humanity   29 September 2021     The International Criminal Court Office of the Prosecutor Post Office Box 19519 2500 CM The Hague The Netherlands     And   Ms. Karen Mosoti, or official replacement for the office of Liaison Office of the International Criminal Court to the United Nations 866 United Nations Plaza Suite 476 New York, NY, 10017 USA 212-486-1346/47/62     Email: otp.informationdesk@icc-cpi.int   Dear

73129 Created: 2021-09-29 Statistics

Tampere Disc Golf Center needs to be saved!

Tampere Disc Golf Center is under threat.    Some politicians of city of Tampere have addressed lately their will to give land for the expansion of the nearby golf course. This particular piece of land they have in mind happens to be Tampere Disc Golf Center (TDGC).  If this is to happen it means the end of TDGC as we know it. Tampere and Finland and actually the whole disc golf community will lose something extraordinary.  TDGC was built by the city of Tampere in 2018 and it has 27 beautiful ho

17842 Created: 2021-08-27 Statistics

In defence of professional wind orchestras in Estonia

On 17 May, Estonian Music Council, together with other prominent institutions in the field of music, appealed to the Prime Minister Kaja Kallas, Minister of Defence Kalle Laanet and Minister of Culture Anneli Ott to express concern pertaining to the proposed plan to liquidate the Orchestra of the Estonian Defence Forces. On 18 May, the dissolution of the Police and Border Guard Orchestra was made public within the planned budget cuts in the Ministry of the Interior. From the point of continuity,

2606 Created: 2021-05-20 Statistics

Horse welfare: No. 1 Priority

We want the welfare of horses to be No. 1 priority in equestrian sports. We kindly ask FEI (International Federation of Equestrian Sports) to: Create a system that makes it easier and more efficient to inform about horse abuse. We ask that FEI could educate us more on how to efficiently inform the right authorities in case we witness animal cruelty. The created system should protect the witness appropriately.   Start spreading more information about ethical training and equine welfare in equestr

546 Created: 2021-04-22 Statistics

#EndSARS #StopPoliceBuratality

End Special Anti-Robbery Squad (End SARS) or #EndSARS is a social movement in Nigeria that started on "Nigerian Twitter" opposing the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, a unit of the Nigeria Police Force. It is a call to end police oppression and brutality in Nigeria. The campaign started as a social media campaign using the hashtag #ENDSARS to demand for Nigerian government to scrap and end the deployment of Nigeria Police Force Special Anti-Robbery Squad, popularly known as SARS. Nigerians have share

4840 Created: 2020-10-10 Statistics

SAVE THE KYMI SINFONIETTA!

We, the undersigned, appeal to the City of Kouvola decision-makers to safeguard the operation of the Kymi Sinfonietta and not to implement the plans for cutting the orchestra’s funding.   The City of Kouvola is planning to make sizeable cuts in its annual funding of the Kymi Sinfonietta, or even to stop funding the orchestra altogether. All the options would mean that the Kymi Sinfonietta as it is at present would cease to exist. The grant for the International Uuno Klami Composition Competition

2291 Created: 2020-09-11 Statistics

APPEAL OF THE BELARUSIANS OF THE WORLD AND FRIENDS OF BELARUSIAN PEOPLE TO THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT

TO:  International Criminal Court Prosecutor Ms. Fatou Bensouda We, Belarusians of the World and friends of Belarusian People, would like to draw the attention of the International Criminal Court to the multiple crimes against humanity, recently committed by self-proclaimed “president” of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, his state officials, and the members of his law enforcement bodies. We are asking you to respond to the disturbing and tragic events in Belarus, to protect the live

8440 Created: 2020-09-03 Statistics

Toomas Vannas. Ametikohast vabastada!

Toomas Vannas töötab Hiiumaa valla all, Kärdla osavallavalitsuse haldusjuhina. Eestimaa loomakaitse liit väidab, et ametnik tappis Kärdlas inimestega harjunud rebasepoja jõhkralt haamriga. Vannas oli väidetavalt ajanud rebasekutsikat taga ning järgnenud pisikesse ruumi, kus ta olevat kuni 15 minuti jooksul tapnud haamriga rebasekutsika (DELFI).   Nõuame T. Vannast ametikohast vabastada ning karistada teda KarS § 264 lg 1 p 3 järgi.

265 Created: 2020-08-27 Statistics

Ojamo mine opening for all divers

English version below! Hyvät Lohjan kaupungin edustajat, Tämän vetoomuksen allekirjoittajat edustavat ryhmää suomalaisia ja kansainvälisiä sukeltajia, jotka ovat kiinnostuneita sukeltamisesta Lohjan Ojamon kaivoslammella ja haluavat Ojamon Tekniikkasukeltajat ry:lle oikeuden järjestää siellä sukellustapahtumia.                                                                                   Yhdistyksen tavoite on tarjota oikeudenmukaisesti ja avoimesti kaikille sukeltajille mahdollisuus sukelta

1840 Created: 2020-04-01 Statistics

Petition on the introduction of vitamin C for coronavirus patients in Finland!

I am a 50-year-old woman belonging to the risk group. I'm worried about their own and many other high-risk group of consumable Finns care if we have to hospitalization due to coronavirus. I myself have asthma, bronchiextasis (rare lung disease: permanent bronchodilation) and type II diabetes. Because of my bronchiextasis, my breathing volume is low already, so getting coronavirus could be fatal or even worse for my lungs. Numerous studies on vitamin C by University of Helsinki docent Harri Hemil

2302 Created: 2020-03-24 Statistics

SAVE STALIN PLAZA!

Petition for the preservation of the former Stalin monument area and its surroundings   Addressee:  Magistrát hlavního města Prahy, Mariánské náměstí 2/2, 110 01, Praha 1, CZ   Dear Sir/Madam, By means of this petition, we, the undersigned, request that the area around the former Stalin monument (also known as “Stalin Plaza”) and its surroundings in the Letenské Sady park in Prague 7, Czech Republic, retain their current purpose of use for free time activities, sports, music and cultural events

4968 Created: 2019-09-23 Statistics

Lets save historical heritage in Mustamäe

We are against the demolishon of that well preserved villa

3743 Created: 2019-04-12 Statistics

Require the UN to investigate a human trafficking case (aimed at children) by Member State of the European Union #Investigate # corruption # Child abuse # human trafficking # falsified deprivation of

The laws are governed by corrupt judges and the “experts” whom they appoint to write false reports to the court. The Estonian court threatened the life, health and well-being of a 16-year-old girl, whom he was supposed to protect. Direct evidence of human trafficking was provided and the court, changing the essence of the case, closed it without investigation. The mass media refuse to publish the inhuman (illegal) attitude of the authorities towards a minor girl and her mother. European organiza

7 Created: 2019-01-25 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 teaching of Classical Archaeology and Ancient Culture at the University of Helsinki must continue!

The Dean of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Helsinki has announced that the long-standing lectureship in Classical Archaeology and Ancient Culture will not be filled when its current holder retires this year. Those of us who have signed this petition plead that a new lector should be chosen to fill the position and continue its vital academic mission. The lectureship is crucial to the academic integrity of the university, as the teaching of Graeco-Roman material culture not only support

25 Created: 2018-05-11 Statistics

SAVE SUVILAHTI DIY!

(English text below) Suvilahden skeittiparkki on purku-uhan alla Kalasataman alueen uudistuksessa ja tämä on ehdottomasti estettävä!   Suvilahti DIYn kaltaiset yhteisöllisesti rakennetut vapaat toimintaympäristöt tekevät kaupungista huomattavasti geneeristä ympäristöä kiinnostavamman ja valovoimaisemman. Tämän päivän kovinta valuuttaa ovat yhteisöllisyys, tarinat ja käsityöläisyys ja sitä kautta syntynyt kulttuurillinen arvo - niitä kaikkia Suvilahden skeittiparkissa on huomattavia määriä suhte

8712 Created: 2018-04-12 Statistics

Save Nuntii Latini, the world’s only weekly Latin language news broadcast!

Save Nuntii Latini, the world’s only weekly Latin language news broadcast!       We demand that the Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE should continue its Latin language news. For over 28 years a small group of dedicated Finnish Latinists has produced a news program which is a testament to the vitality and flexibility of Latin. It is a unique phenomenon that unites language enthusiasts – from experts to amateurs – throughout the world.       The program fosters interest in Latin and the history of

3303 Created: 2017-11-24 Statistics

PLEASE HELP TO STOP MASS SHOOTINGS OF ANIMALS IN ESTONIAN WOODS!

Every year hundreds and thousands of wild animals are hunted in Estonian woods. Our request is to address the Environement Office in order to reduce the number of hunted animals and involve experts in hunting policy. Thank you in advance!   Estonians who care about the natural environment    

527 Created: 2017-11-06 Statistics