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We must demand that our public health departments IMMEDIATELY release detainees in ICE custody as well as all those charged with low-level and non-violent offenses. Call Ohio Governor and local government officials in Butler, Geauga, Morrow, and Seneca County Jails to demand that they #FreeThemAll.
For the 45th Cleveland International Film Festival, IRTF is a community partner for the film Missing in Brooks County, which follows two migrant families searching for their lost loved ones in South Texas. Find out what more you can do to help migrants!
The Rapid Response Network responds to urgent human rights alerts from Colombia, Central America and Southern Mexico. As a result, human rights crimes are brought to light, perpetrators brought to justice, and lives spared. Our voices do make a difference!
No Safe Third Country Agreements with Central America! This petition will be submitted to Congressional representatives to demand they do everything in their power to stop the funding and implementation of ACA's . After signing this petition, you'll be directed to NISGUA's action page where you can learn more about ways to engage with your members of congress on this important issue.
On December 1st, 2020, the City of Cleveland lifted the utility shutoff moratorium on Cleveland Public Power (CPP) and Cleveland Water. Although Cleveland City Council has expressed a verbal commitment to halting CPP and Cleveland Water shutoffs through April 1, there is nothing in writing requiring CPP and Cleveland Water to abide by this policy. Northeast Ohioans need a formal written moratorium on electricity and water shutoffs due to underpayment to CPP and Cleveland Water, respectively, through the end of the pandemic and the following six months.
At the U.S.-Mexico border, there are thousands of families in danger and waiting for a positive response to their asylum claims for more than a year. They have sent a message to President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris and you can join them.
Take action to urge your Senators to co-sponsor the Honduras Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Act of 2021, introduced on February 23rd by Senator Merkley and 7 other Senators.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is an abusive agency with a history of human rights violations dating back to its inception in 2003. Neither Congress nor the courts have been successful in ending these abuses. Sign our petition urging Congress to abolish ICE today.
HR 1574: The Bertha Cáceres Human Rights in Honduras Act. Today Hondurans need our advocacy, as they fill the streets to fight the theft of public resources by a corrupt regime -- and continue 10 years of nonviolent resistance amidst lethal repression by the state.
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PETITION to show your opposition of Ohio House Bill 784, which will encourage use of violence against protestors.