Most popular petitions in United Kingdom in 2012

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Campaign to increase the frequency of subtitled cinema showings

To cinema complex managers, As deaf young people, their friends and families living in various regions around the UK we would like to see a difference in the frequency and times of subtitled cinema viewings in our local cinema complexes. Our current concerns include: 1. Frequency of showings – showings are infrequent with only one or two subtitled viewings of films available each week. 2. Timing of showings – the most common times for showings are weekdays during school hours for example 9am on

Created: 2011-11-07

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 324 299
2012 73 67

NO MORE POISONING IN DAHAB!

Dir Sir / Madam, 02.April 2011 kindly consider our complaint here under: There is a very serious issue occurring in Dahab with the poisoning of animals in the last weeks, especially the last few days. The poison used is Strychnine. It is a highly poisonous alkaloid causing paralysis and contraction of muscles until it reaches the heart muscle leading to death. This poison is banned in most countries of the world. The following examples are just a few out of many cases: 23.03.    Dead poisoned

Created: 2011-03-31

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 1594 268
2012 210 57

Stop the massacre of horses in Canadian slaughterhouses!

Arrêtons le massacre des chevaux dans les usines d’abattage Canadiennes!   Version française plus bas     Petition addressed to the Prime Minister of Canada We are asking the government to amend the Health of Animals Act and the Meat Inspection Act. The horses suffer terribly in slaughterhouses. A video clip of a recent undercover investigation in St-André-Avellin, Qc last July received by the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition (  ), reveals the intense cruelty horses undergo in Canadian

Created: 2011-12-10

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 2066 74
2012 1002 55

Stop transportation of donkeys from Bonaire to Haiti

The government of Bonaire wants to capture all 200 stray donkeys that roam the island and send them to Haiti to be used as working animals. I completely agree that the stray donkeys must be rescued from the streets. Donkey Sanctuary Bonaire has already been trying to get this done for many years. But because they do not get any financial support from the government they did not succeeded to do so until now. However, I do not agree with the governmental plan to send the captured donkeys to Ha

Created: 2012-07-12

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 9722 923
2012 758 52

WORLDSHIP.. WE WANT OUR RIGHTS

TO : President, CEO at World Ship, Digital Commerce USA, LLC   We are Worldship's customers who were affected by the recent issues by your company which has been going for since November 23, 2012; without any signs of improvements.  The issues are summarized by the following: Failure to notify customers in advance– by any regular and official mean- that the company is receiving a huge volume of shipments which is going to delay processing shipments; so customers could find alternatives

Created: 2012-12-12

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 344 49
2012 330 46

Суд над Бхагавад-гитой / Attempt to ban Bhagavad-gita

В России, в городе Томске, идет суд над одной из популярных священных книг мира – «Бхагавад-гитой как она есть» («Бхагавад-гита» в переводе и с комментариями А.Ч. Бхактиведанты Свами Прабхупады). Прокуратура города Томска предлагает признать самое известное священное писание индуизма экстремистской литературой. «Бхагавад-гита как она есть» переведена более чем на 80 языков и выпущена тиражом более 50 миллионов экземпляров! Ее считают своей главной книгой миллионы людей во всем мире! Это абсурд

Created: 2011-12-16

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 51461 1785
2012 816 44

Women’s Studies at Åbo Akademi University in Finland under threat

Universities in Finland, as elsewhere, are under considerable financial pressure. Åbo Akademi University, the only Swedish speaking university, in bilingual Finland is planning to let the women’s studies unit take the hit regarding the cuts of the whole Department of Social Sciences, that consists of six disciplines. The reason given for concentrating the cuts on women’s studies is that the two fixed-term budget-financed positions, which first come to an end at the Department, happen to both be

Created: 2012-11-11

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 1573 44
2012 1565 42

Bay City Rollers Star on the Walk Of Fame

We, the fans of the Bay City Rollers know that the Rollers sold millions of records and are still active in the music industry. They gave us so much pleasure than and now that they deserve a star on the Walk Of Fame. If you agree than please sign this petition so we can make it happen.

Created: 2012-08-22

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 271 52
2012 183 40

Shawn Hogan

On Friday the 3rd and Saturday the 4th of February 2012 Shawn Hogan took part in the World Cup of Darts along with PDC tour player Devon Petersen. Both these players showed pride in representing their country South Africa displaying a high standard of darts defeating Spain and Scotland and then pushing Wales to the limits The province of Gauteng has decided to ban Shawn Hogan for his participation in this event and Darts South Africa intend on charging him with misconduct.

Created: 2012-02-10

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 202 39
2012 202 39

Stop Talvivaara/Terrafame mining disaster

For the rivers and lakes - Stop TalvivaaraFinland is a land of tens of thousands of lakes and rivers.The Talvivaara polymetallic and uranium mine in Sotkamo was granted a license to mine nickel in 2006. Talvivaara has since proven itself to be a hazard for water systems on both sides of the watershed.Talvivaara mine has exceeded both estimated and permitted levels of emissions by multiple amounts.Severe damage has been caused to precious wilderness lakes and rivers as far as over one hundred kil

Created: 2012-03-29

Time period All countries United Kingdom
All time 65742 82
2012 19369 37