Most popular petitions in Sweden in 2012

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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

Created: 2012-11-11

Time period All countries Sweden
All time 1573 230
2012 1565 229

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

Created: 2011-09-06

Time period All countries Sweden
All time 1306 167
2012 658 112

Stop Talvivaara/Terrafame mining disaster

For the rivers and lakes - Stop TalvivaaraFinland is a land of tens of thousands of lakes and rivers.The Talvivaara polymetallic and uranium mine in Sotkamo was granted a license to mine nickel in 2006. Talvivaara has since proven itself to be a hazard for water systems on both sides of the watershed.Talvivaara mine has exceeded both estimated and permitted levels of emissions by multiple amounts.Severe damage has been caused to precious wilderness lakes and rivers as far as over one hundred kil

Created: 2012-03-29

Time period All countries Sweden
All time 65749 2025
2012 19367 99

Dog Dragged to Death

On Friday April 20, a dog was tied to the back of a car and dragged to death on the Gyeongbuk expressway in Seoul, South Korea. A police investigation is underway to find the person(s) responsible for this malicious crime. Eyewitnesses have provided video footage and the license plate number to Coexistence of Animal Rights on Earth (CARE) (www.fromcare.org). CARE has handed this evidence to the Seocho police station, filed an official police report, and is doing everything possible to support t

Created: 2012-04-23

Time period All countries Sweden
All time 17346 153
2012 9734 92

Petition against the eviction of the Guarani-Kaiowá

To: the Secretariat for Human Rights of the Federal Republic of Brazil / Secretaria de Direitos Humanos da Presidência da Republica. The Guarani-Kaiowá of the Laranjeira Ñanderu indigenous community in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, which includes many children and elderly people (170 people including 110 children) are at risk of eviction from an area they claim as ancestral lands.The land has been brutally taken from the Indians since the 1960s, to make way for cattle ranches, soybean productio

Created: 2012-02-08

Time period All countries Sweden
All time 427 61
2012 304 60

Nei til utbygging av Nedre Otta! - No to damming the Otta river!

I hereby oppose the plans of damming one of the last major rivers of Norway, making it the biggest norwegian hydro electrical project in modern times. Jeg sier herved nei til utbyggingsplanene for en av Norges største elver, det største vannkraftprosjektet i norsk, moderne tid. To oppose the damming of the Otta river is not just a local issue: It is an international claim. Å gå i mot en utbygging er ikke bare et lokalt initiativ: Det er et internasjonalt krav. This petition is meant to remind t

Created: 2012-11-16

Time period All countries Sweden
All time 1455 83
2012 1052 43

Support Hungary!

Primary reason for petition: People of Europe! Hungary needs your support in its strife for freedom, cultural integrity, traditional values, and moral worth. Currently Hungary is the symbol of resistance in Europe. Hungary has demonstrated that they will not lose the freedom they gained from the Soviet Union to a better masked, yet not less oppressive empire. On January 21, 2012, four hundred thousand Hungarians marched in a "Peace Train" to assert their patriotism and support their government

Created: 2012-02-02

Time period All countries Sweden
All time 5346 117
2012 3536 40

osepa_foss_policy_statement

Open-Source Policy Statement Public administrations have the mission of best allocating available resources in a socially responsible, transparent and economically efficient manner. Open Source Software, being a public resource based on non-rival use rights and allowing for lower entry barriers in software development, offers public stakeholders a set of cost-effective, re-usable tools and resources that can give impetus to innovation, entrepreneurship and economic growth. Moreover, public orga

Created: 2012-04-18

Time period All countries Sweden
All time 82 19
2012 81 19

Stop the 16 March marches and Latvians revising history!

  Stop the 16th March marches in Riga, Latvia and Latvians revising history!      Since 1998 on the 16th of March and every year, in the very centre of Riga, Latvia, marches have been regularly held to praise the ‘heroism’ of the former Latvian Legion, i.e.Waffen SS veterans in their combat against the allies during the Second World War. Each year these events have received tacit (and sometimes very explicit and public) support from state authorities (in 2012 from the president himself) and have

Created: 2012-01-21

Time period All countries Sweden
All time 6948 20
2012 6278 18

respect roberto mancini

show your appreciation for roberto mancini and let him continue with his job as manager of Manchester City FC next season, the final year of his contract. we have come so far. let roberto mancini finish the job he was brought into do , whether we finish 1st or 2nd in 2011-12 and see out the final year of his contract with the club next year. show the press that loyalty needs to be recognised and that the fans are behind roberto

Created: 2012-04-07

Time period All countries Sweden
All time 1792 11
2012 1792 11