Friday, December 09, 2005

two petitions

Defend Asylum for Survivors of Trafficking
A woman is being deported from the US because her asylum case was refused, as she applied for asylum one month too late and the fact that she was suffering from post-traumatic depression after being trafficked to the US was not taken into account.

Urge Jewellery Retailers to Help Clean Up Dirty Gold
Gold mines are destructive of communities and the environment. If jewellery retailers put pressure on the gold mining companies, they could get them to clean up their act, and treat their workers and the environment better. Anyone who has seen Powaqattsi will know how much environmental degradation goldmining can cause.

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