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Refugee children in Nauru take part in a protest in March 2015. © Private

Demand the Australian Government ends the secret abuse in Nauru

The Australian Government is forcing 1,200 men, women and children seeking safety in Australia to live in abhorrent conditions in Nauru.

Join our call on Immigration Minister Peter Dutton to demand an end to the secret abuse of men, women and children in Nauru now.

Refugees, Petition

Target: 20000

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Maryam, a young refugee living in Australia. © Cast From the Storm

Australia: Help offer safety to 30,000 people in need of urgent protection

We’re facing the biggest humanitarian crisis since World War Two. There are millions of people around the globe in need of a safe home to rebuild their lives. Australia must play its part in sharing the global responsibility.

Join our call on the Australian Government to offer safety to more people by increasing the annual refugee intake to a minimum of 30,000 men, women and children.

Refugees, Petition

Target: 20000

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Drop the charges against political cartoonist Zunar

Political cartoonist Zulkiflee Anwar Ulhaque, also known as "Zunar", is facing nine charges under Malaysia’s Sedition Act – for tweeting. Call on the Malaysian authorities to release him, and repeal this unfair legislation.

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Aser Mohamed. © Private

14-year-old boy tortured to confess

Egyptian authorities tortured a 14-year-old boy in a secret location to extract a forced confession. He now faces up to 15 years in prison if convicted on the back of this admission.

Join our call on Egyptian authorities to ensure his safety and immediate release.

Crisis, Individuals at Risk, Email, Letter

Target: 25000

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Relatives grieve at the funeral of Michael Siaron who was killed by suspected vigilantes. August 3, 2016. © Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images

Philippines: Stop encouraging murder

The new president of the Philippines is running a deadly ‘war on drugs’ which encourages police and citizens to kill anyone connected with drugs for a monetary reward.

Join our call on authorities in the Philippines to stop encouraging murder and to protect the lives of all citizens now.

Crisis, Email

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A guard allows a dog to approach a girl in an aggressive manner at Cleveland detention centre, August 2015.

Stop the torture of kids in youth detention

With new evidence uncovered of the abuse of kids in QLD youth detention centres, now more than ever the Prime Minister must ensure the safety of kids in all youth detention centres.

Indigenous Peoples' rights, Email

Target: 45000

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Hussain Humaam Ahmed. © Private

The first execution in 60 years – help stop this

The Maldives are preparing to resume executions, and Hussain Humaam Ahmed will be the first death row inmate to be killed in over 60 years.

There are serious concerns about the fairness of the murder trial, and without your help Humaam could be hung within 30 days. Call on the authorities in the Maldives to halt the execution before it’s too late.

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Activists at Parliament house in Canberra call on the government to address Indigenous youth incarceration. © James Tew/Change the Record Coalition

Australia: #10things the new government must do now

You had your say at the polls, now it’s time to put our new leaders to work by urging them to champion human rights.

Join our call on the Prime Minister to demand critical action on these #10things in the next 100 days.

Asia Pacific, Petition

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Stop torture activists at a demonstration. © Amnesty International/Graham Seely

Activists facing prison for reporting torture

Three activists in Thailand, including two from Amnesty International, are facing five years in prison and hefty fines for reporting torture by officials in the Thai army and police.

Crisis, Email, Letter

Target: 30000

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Khalis Ismath and N Surendran. © Amnesty International

Freedom of expression under attack in Malaysia

Malaysian authorities are targeting journalists, bloggers, lawyers and anyone that exercises their freedom of expression, under notorious laws aimed at silencing dissent.

Join our call on authorities to drop all charges under these repressive laws, and to strike them from the law books for good.

Crisis, Email

Target: 15000

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