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  1. Legal Aid

    The government has announced that it is to restrict the availability of legal aid for certain kinds of case.

    This not only represents the latest attack on the poor by a Government of millionaires but also prejudices the Article 6 rights of those of limited means to achieve a fair hearing.

    Campaign now to oppose the cuts in Legal Aid

    6,588 votes
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      1507 comments  ·  Human rights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Support EFVI.EU - Fight against draconian legislation that only benefits the tobacco and pharmaceutical industries.

      We have a European citizens initiative www.efvi.eu in place so we can get a seat at the table to negotiate a fairer deal on the use of e-cigarettes, directives put in place on the 26th of February have effectively banned all ecig products on the market today with each member state having to put these policies in force by 2016, this directive will only put public health at risk and deny smokers the use of a scientifically proven safer alternative. The EU regulations are so disproportionate that it will only be the large multinational tobacco and pharmaceutical companies that will…

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        110 comments  ·  Human rights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 1,857 votes
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          425 comments  ·  Human rights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Save Mrs S and Her Two Children

          Sanctuary for Mrs S and family

          Home Office ref: S1391610/1

          Mrs S and two of her children arrived in the UK in November 2007 after suffering 15 years of violence in Egypt. Her youngest daughter remained behind and was helped by the Home Office to be reunited with the family safely in the UK. Despite this her case has now been refused and all rights of appeal have been exhausted. The whole family is under serious threat of honour-based violence and possibly even death if deported back to Egypt.

          Mrs S has been seeking sanctuary from an abusive and cruel…

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            29 comments  ·  Human rights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Free Naked Rambler Stephen Gough now- 10 yrs in prison for refusing to put clothes on is a travesty

            A campaign to free this man who has been held in prison, in solitary confinement, almost continuously since 2006. The Police arrest for "Breach of Peace"- he is taken to Court and he states it is his right to be nude (there is no law that states you cannot be nude)- the Court say he is in contempt of Court and sentence him to maximum penalty. He is released, he comes out naked and the police wait outside to arrest him, he goes back to Court, who find him in contempt etc etc....This madness needs to be stopped. At £40,000…

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              311 comments  ·  Human rights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Media Bias

              I would like a campaign on media bias due to the misrepresentation of the Scottish Government.
              The BBC and all the Newspapers are reporting lies about the Scottish Government.
              They are also, not reporting serious fraud and expence fiddling in the Labour party. They are trying to guarantee that Scotland will not be allowed a vote on independence. The BBC allowed the Scottish Government to be abused on a radio programme, where Baroness Deech said that the little pretendy Parliament can run off and be independent as we English are fed up supporting the benefit scroungers in Scotland.
              If you…

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                558 comments  ·  Human rights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                Hello everyone. We have seen this campaign idea growing on the suggestions page, and we’re thinking about what the next steps should be at the moment. Please do keep on sharing any of your ideas or comments below.

              • Funding for bio-medical research into M.E. and not the psychiatric lobby or big pharma.

                The definition of M.E. as a neurological illness as classified by the World Health Organisation is widely acknowledged. However, why is the funding in the UK given to the psychiatric lobby and NOT into clinical or bio-medical research? Is it because this area is monopolised by those with particular vested ?interests

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                  272 comments  ·  Human rights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Safety: http://wifiinschools.org.uk/resources/wireless+technologies+and+young+people+Jan2011.pdf

                  The compulsory use of wireless technologies in UK schools is removing parental choice and putting the health of children and young people at risk. Germany and Israel recommend wired internet access in schools because of concerns about adverse health effects. The International Commission for Electromagnetic Safety and Scientific Panel on Electromagnetic Health Risks also strongly recommend that young people limit their use of wireless technologies. Please vote for safe electromagnetic environments in schools.

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                    154 comments  ·  Human rights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Health Freedom

                    A series of laws are being passed through the EU which severely limit our health freedoms, both freedom of choice and freedom of speech.

                    By next year, it will be illegal to sell the vast majority of seeds, supplements, and herbs that are currently on the market. It will also be illegal to talk about the potential benefits of any but a tiny percentage of health foods.

                    Herbs were outlawed in 2011; there has been a grace period which is about to be withdrawn in Dec 2012. There is a statutory register but there are only around 100 herbs that…

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                      42 comments  ·  Human rights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Stopping Westminster Council banning rough sleeping and the distribution of free food in Victoria

                      Westminster Council are planning to bring in a byelaw which will mean anyone 'lying or sleeping' on the floor, 'depositing... bedding' or giving out food for free in the Victoria area will be fined. The consultation period will last until the 25th of March. See http://www.housingjustice.org.uk/site/publications/hj/Press%20releases/Press%20release%2025%2002.pdf We can stop them bringing this in with enough pressure!

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                        157 comments  ·  Human rights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Stop EU legislation wiping out ancient and effective traditional herbal medicinal cultures

                        It's serious and it's imminent. After April 2011 lots of herbs from traditional cultures (Chinese medicine, Ayurveda) will disappear unless we campaign hard. We have to stop EU legislation steam-rollering traditional medicinal cultures in Europe.

                        652 votes
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                          232 comments  ·  Human rights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Head Teachers - Safeguard the health and development of children in schools

                          Dear Head Teachers, please take action to safeguard the health and development of pupils in your school by banning the use of mobile/smart phones on school property and using only wired communications for all IT equipment and utility meters. Wi-Fi/2.4GHz signals have been shown in scientific studies to cause biological damage, alter brain activity, increase the proliferation of cancer cells and have a negative effect on fertility. Schools have a legal duty to prevent any damage to the health and development of children. Responses to the government's statements on Wi-Fi safety can be found here: http://wifiinschools.org.uk/resources/SSITA+response+January+2014.pdf.
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                          645 votes
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                            21 comments  ·  Human rights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Stop the internal trafficking of young people in the UK.

                            This is one of the real scandals of sex trafficking that is always ignored. British people are aware and outraged by the trafficking of children internationally, but we also need to address the issue of the internal sex trafficking of vulnerable young people within the UK. Unlike the external trafficking of people across international borders, internal trafficking is a hidden crime. Internal trafficking is a growing, but ignored or misunderstood crime in the UK and beyond. Few of us realise that some of the most vulnerable members of our own communities are being sexually exploited and trafficked from one city…

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                              46 comments  ·  Human rights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Save local legal support for victims of discrimination

                              Local support over the last few years has been available to victims of discrimination. This has been resourced through a grants programme run by the Equality and Human Rights Commission. The Government Equality Office now wish to scrap the resources to these local organisations and put in place a national telephone advice service. This will mean that victims of discrimination who can today have face to face advise from an advisor who is up to date with their case will in the future have to get advice as and when it is available from a variety of different call handlers.…

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                                116 comments  ·  Human rights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Health and safety at work.

                                The Coalition is reviewing Health and Safety legislation.
                                Maybe we should have a review of our own !
                                Often it seems as if the big multinationals are convicted repeatedly of heath and safety violations, sometimes in respect of fatal incidents, but the courts have little impact ( see www.hazards.org/corus ). Maybe 38 Degrees should campaign to highlight this very serious issue, which I believe most people are unaware of.

                                385 votes
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                                  202 comments  ·  Human rights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Inclusive Education & stopping Govt plans to increase the segregation of disabled young people

                                  evidence shows that inclusive education benefits everyone. the coalition Govt is peddling the myth that there is a bias in favour of including disabled children and young people - NOT TRUE!
                                  Inclusion benefits not only disabled learners but ALL learners

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                                    154 comments  ·  Human rights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Get pornographic magazines age restricted and out of sight from children

                                    Lads mags or not age restricted and are often in full veiw of children in newsagents and supermarkets. There are no effective laws on this. www.thefrontpagecampaign.org.uk are working to get this changed. Please support this campaign and sign the petition. Thank you

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                                        133 comments  ·  Human rights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Western Sahara: the need for UN human rights monitoring

                                        On 30th April the UN will vote on whether to extend the mandate of the UN Peace Keeping force in Western Sahara to include human rights monitoring. Minurso, the UN mission for Western Sahara, has the dubious distinction of being the only contemporary peacekeeping mission without a mandate to monitor human rights and human rights defenders in the disputed territory are regular victims of arbitrary arrest, sexual violence, torture and "disappearance". Morocco opposes human rights monitoring and at the UN last year France was the key country to block its implementation.

                                        Guaranteeing the human rights in the territory is seen…

                                        319 votes
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                                          94 comments  ·  Human rights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • A campaign to support the Chagos Islanders exiled from their homes by UK Government.

                                          The Islanders need our help. They were removed by force, trickery and deceit by UK to clear their islands of all human inhabitants so USA could build Diego Garcia military base. These islanders are denied any right of return. The UK Government has used the royal perogative in council to ignore a High Court decsion in favour of the islanders. They have taken every peaceful path to win their case. If we believe in human rights then this is the case on our own doorstep where such rights have been denied a peaceful people. A people descended from French slaves…

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