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Save the Solstice Sunrise - Army Basing Plan for Larkhill

The Ministry of Defence has proposed a number of housing development sites in Larkhill, Wiltshire for personnel returning from Germany. Two of these sites lie across the Summer Solstice Sunrise alignment as seen from Stonehenge, directly in the "Sun Gap".We call upon the MoD to abandon plans to build on these two particular sites. Note: As well as signing this petition, please submit your objection to the MoD's consultation process by emailing DIO-ArmyBasing@mod.uk before 31st March 2014. Thanks

3617 Created: 2014-03-25 Statistics

NO MORE POISONING IN DAHAB!

Dir Sir / Madam, 02.April 2011 kindly consider our complaint here under: There is a very serious issue occurring in Dahab with the poisoning of animals in the last weeks, especially the last few days. The poison used is Strychnine. It is a highly poisonous alkaloid causing paralysis and contraction of muscles until it reaches the heart muscle leading to death. This poison is banned in most countries of the world. The following examples are just a few out of many cases: 23.03.    Dead poisoned

1594 Created: 2011-03-31 Statistics

OPEN LAND BORDERS TO REUNITE INTERNATIONAL COUPLES AND FAMILIES

In March the European Union decided to close its international borders to prevent the spread of COVID-19. An important decision that had to be taken to protect the health of the citizens. Meanwhile, governments are preparing a safe exit strategy to unlock their country, taking into consideration further health and safety measures.  People will soon have the opportunity to meet their family and visit their friends inside the country again. Hope is growing... On the other hand, for people who are

176 Created: 2020-04-19 Statistics

The right to mock exams between the written and oral BAC

The students of the European Schools all over Europe have for the last many years been allowed to do "practise oral exams" with their subject teachers in the period between the written- and the oral exams. This has been very helpful, as there in the 7 years of secondary school not are any other ways to practise them. Suddenly, this is no longer allowed, with just 4 months notice.  We want to reverse the rules back to how they were before, as they were both helpful and succesful to the students t

1136 Created: 2018-01-11 Statistics

Soldier of Fortune 2 must stay

Dear gamers, let me first introduce myself, My name is <~YB~> Wishal from Young And Old Boys clan server (www.youngandoldboys.com) and the reason why I am making this petition is because our beloved game Soldier of Fortune 2 Multiplayer is about to die.. We can't choose a server from the online server list and that's not a personal problom. No, every player has the same problems, it could be that we can't play online anymore.So pleas, sign this petition because your help is needed to play

323 Created: 2011-01-09 Statistics

Chesstables_Kanaleneiland

Yes, I support this initiative to place chess tables in the neighbourhood 'Kanaleneiland' in Utrecht, Netherlands.   Chess is a great activity and it connects young and old! It is fun to do and it also teaches you to think, to plan and solve problems.  Placing these chess tables is a great addition to the chess lessons which are already given in several elementary schools of Kanaleneiland.   Sign this petition now and share the link as much as you can! Don't forget to tick the box "Share via Fac

53 Created: 2017-12-02 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

Petition against uranium mining in Kuusamo, Finland

No uranium mining in Kuusamo! There are plans to build several uranium-gold-mines in Kuusamo, southeast of Finnish Lapland. Uranium mining causes radioactive contamination of air, water and soil. The rivers, which have flown thousands of years with potable water, are in danger of getting poisoned by radioactive mining waste. We all, the undersigned, do not and will not agree to any kind of mining or building that directly or indirectly are involved in uranium production within and in the surroun

1306 Created: 2011-09-06 Statistics

International support for non-governmental organizations at No. 6 Metelkova Street in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Non-governmental organizations in Slovenia are increasingly targeted by the government's restrictive measures and hostile rhetoric. Leading the government, the radical right Slovenian Democratic Party and PM Janez Janša direct their hostility especially towards NGOs engaged in independent cultural production and defending human rights, media freedom and the environment. Legal and financial restrictions have been applied to them and the epidemic is used to justify such measures. The media, the ju

1329 Created: 2020-10-24 Statistics

We want a philosophical emoticon on Facebook

April is all about Philosophy. Jean Paul Van Bendegem takes the opportunity to ask the founder of Facebook to implement a fitting emoticon and needs YOUR help. Sign the petition!  "With a beard, like every respectable philosopher." ... That’s a joke, of course! Evidently we at Klara also value female philosophers. E.g. Martha Nussbaum, Joke Hermsen, Karen Armstrong, Trudy Dehue, ... These are all respectable female philosophers who we have asked to speak in our 'Kant en Klaar!' series, philosoph

1124 Created: 2019-04-05 Statistics

DimanaHasToStay

Dear people, I would like to share my story. For 7 years, I can call myself a proud mom of a beautiful daughter. Even if it has not been easy, to this day, I have always done what I thought was best for my daughter and always ensured that she had all she needed. I am fortunate that I met Seppe van Beuren, a man with a hearth of gold whom you may know as the Sommelier of the Year 2016 Flemish Brabant. My daughter became his (step) daughter and since she was two years old they go along together li

989 Created: 2017-01-19 Statistics

GMIS Students Education

Dear Respected People in Charge,   We the GMIS (Gifted Minds International School) Community humbly request our symbol of genuine interest and in all fairness to advocate for our children’s international Education at GMIS.     We, the Parents of GMIS want the following to be rectified imminently:   LAPSE IN SAFETY & SECURITY: *The major lapse in safety and security for our children where we have witnessed unauthorized people walking in and out of the school building as this causes worry and

66 Created: 2015-06-23 Statistics

Women’s Studies at Åbo Akademi University in Finland under threat

Universities in Finland, as elsewhere, are under considerable financial pressure. Åbo Akademi University, the only Swedish speaking university, in bilingual Finland is planning to let the women’s studies unit take the hit regarding the cuts of the whole Department of Social Sciences, that consists of six disciplines. The reason given for concentrating the cuts on women’s studies is that the two fixed-term budget-financed positions, which first come to an end at the Department, happen to both be

1573 Created: 2012-11-11 Statistics

Stop Animal Abuse in Korea

Open letter to the Korean Government:We, the undersigned urge you and your government to put an end to the cruelty and suffering of dogs and cats in your country Korea. We know that all over the country, animals destined for human consumption are maltreated, tortured before they are sold as human food. We do also know by now that in your country animal welfare nil. In your country Korea the below description is a normal life to millions of dogs and cats: - First they are catch or stolen, sometim

1305 Created: 2011-07-08 Statistics

Saba_probation_officer

English version below. Aan de Minister van Justitie,Mr. I.W. Opstelten. Aan de Stichting Reclassering en Justitiabelenzorg Bonaire. Saba, 3 juli 2011. Excellentie, Geschokt en beledigd zijn de inwoners van Saba, engels-, spaans- en nederlandstaligen, na het lezen van een artikel in The Daily Herald van 1 juli 2011. Het artikel bevat uitlatingen gedaan door de heer James Williams, reclasseringsambtenaar, werkzaam op het eiland Saba.De heer Williams zou verklaard hebben tijdens een interview gehou

282 Created: 2011-07-04 Statistics

PETITION: We the people of South Africa want Jacob Zuma to step down

A COUNTRY RULED BY A RAPIST AND A THIEF WE'VE HAD ENOUGH........ Our land and our people are dying. Why should the people of S.A  sign this petition? Since Jacob Zuma have become President nothing is going right in South Africa. Our hospitals,Eskom,municipalities Education systems, all are falling apart even our water systems is not in a very good working condition. With all the laws zuma inplied like BBBEE and all the other there are more people workless and homeless.  Our people are getting mu

28994 Created: 2015-05-22 Statistics

Bring Queen and Adam Lambert to Europe!

We, Emke and Carolien, Dutch fans of Queen and Adam Lambert, desperately want Queen and Adam to come to Europe with their summer tour and we are certainly not the only ones. Impossible? Not really. We believe we can actually make this happen! By getting as many signatures on this petition as possible, we can provide their managements with factual information as to how great the demand for European concerts actually is! Bring Queen and Adam Lambert to Europe by signing this petition and YOU migh

283 Created: 2014-06-18 Statistics

zaniar_loghman

ما خواهان لغو فوري احکام اعدام زانيار و لقمان مرادي هستيم!   زانيار و لقمان مرادي دو زنداني سياسي در زندان رجايي شهر کرج هستند که در سال ۱٣۸۸ توسط نيروهاي اطلاعاتي رژيم دستگير شدند و در زمستان ۱٣۸۹ به اتهام قتل فرزند امام جمعه مريوان به اعدام محکوم شدند. آنها بارها در نامه هايي که به خارج از زندان ارسال کرده اند و در نامه به احمد شهيد از اينکه تحت شکنجه هاي وحشتناک مجبور به اقرار شده اند٬ حرف زده اند. سازمان عفو بين الملل نیز در بيانيه اي در تاريخ ۲۹ اکتبر ۲۰۱٣ نوشت: "زانیار و لقمان مرادی اعلام

840 Created: 2013-11-18 Statistics

Stop lightpollution

Lichtpollutie, niet vele liggen er wakker van maar het is er zeker en vast. Met deze petitie willen we een halt toeroepen aan de lichtpollutie.Steden, gemeenten, dorpjes en gehuchten zouden snachts minder lichten moeten laten branden (uitgezonderd op-afritten, kruispunten, oversteekplaatsen) Laat de mensen genieten van de sterrenhemel.Bij voldoende handtekeningen zal de petitie doorgestuurd worden naar de ENVI afdeling van het Europese parlement...   Delen is lief ;)------------Lightpollution, m

56 Created: 2020-07-27 Statistics

Financial Support for Temporary Visa Holders in Australia - COVID 19

Due to the covid-19 pandemic a lot of temporary visa holders in Australia (visitor visas, student visas, 482 visa holders, working holiday visas), have been left unemployed and stranded in Australia. So far, The Australian Government has done nothing to support temporary visa holders in Australia. It has not provided a clear indication of what, if any financial support will be provided. Temporary visa holders need help and we request the Australian Government provide a clear answer to them.   We

6667 Created: 2020-03-26 Statistics