23/07/2011   Stop renewed attacks on Algerian women

On June 11 and July 2-3 renewed ‘punitive’ night raids by mobs of youths in M’sila, Algeria, have attacked and burnt down the houses of single women accused of ‘stealing men’s jobs’ and of being prostitutes. The police did not intervene.

18/07/2011   New extinction threat to Amazon tribes

Peru’s Indian Affairs Department has revealed plans to open up uncontacted tribes’ reserves to oil companies – just days before the new government takes office. Act now to help Peru’s uncontacted peoples.

08/07/2011   End commercial whaling now

Take action to end commercial whaling. Support modernisation of the International Whaling Commission at the 63rd Annual IWC Meeting in Jersey.

30/06/2011   Threat to Congo rainforest logging ban

Help the Rainforest Foundation put pressure on the Congolese Government and the World Bank to keep the moratorium on logging, prevent irreversible damage to wildlife habitat, and help local communities gain greater control of their forest homes.

22/06/2011   Secret web blocking plans threaten freedom of expression

Corporate media copyright “experts” are secretly lobbying Ed Vaizey for the right to block websites, despite a UN report that website banning would severely risk freedom of expression unless strictly controlled by the Courts.

15/06/2011   Say no to Total's mining plans in Madagascar

Support campaigners against the destruction of Madagascar’s unique biodiversity and its people from proposed tar sands mining. Write to French oil giant Total’s CEO Christophe de Margerie.

10/06/2011   Campsfield Hunger strike against mass deportation to Iraq

Protesters at CampsfieldProtesters at CampsfieldA mass deportation flight scheduled for 20 June has led to hunger strikes by asylum seekers and a solidarity protest.

26/05/2011   Tell the UN: internet rights are human rights

On 3 June the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression will present his annual report to the Human Rights Council. Tell the HRC that internet rights are human rights and that all people have the right to freedom of expression and freedom of association.

24/05/2011   MPs oppose moratorium on shale gas drilling

Despite a ban in France, law suits in the US and campaigns in Canada and Europe MPs have rejected calls for a moratorium on shale gas exploration in the UK.