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Michael Jackson fans unite against some tracks from the new "Michael" album

A lot of Michael Jackson fan-clubs around the world have come together to ask the Estate of Michael Jackson and Sony Music to remove from the forthcoming "Michael" album the tracks produced with or by the Cascio brothers. The international Michael Jackson fan community strongly feel that a new Michael Jackson album should not include songs that they feel are not Michael's. The overwhelming response that we, fan-clubs, have received from our members expressing doubts over the Cascio tracks should

Created: 2010-11-12 Statistics

"Colonel Bagshot - Oh! What A Lovely War" on CD

Colonel Bagshot’s Incredible Bucket Band, comprised of Brian Farrell, Terry McCusker, Dave Dover and Kenny Parry. They had several record deals, toured Europe and played gigs like the Reading Festival.   This marvelous music has to be released on CD, if you also wish this to happen, please sign this petition.

Created: 2010-10-07 Statistics

Why Don't Pubs and Clubs Sell Diet Lemonade

If Lemonade is a mixer for drinks why don't pubs give the choice of diet or full fat like they do with Diet Coke.? We want to see diet lemonade on offer in pubs and clubs for our choice of mixers

Created: 2010-09-23 Statistics

ban remote control of human beings by technical means

petition to the prime minister of Canada Dear Mr. Prime Minister, We are aware that some agencies of your government (and possibly some other entities or individuals in this country) are in the possession of technical means enabling remote control of human nervous system. This is proved by the European parliament’s STOA (Science and Technology Options Assessment) report on  Crowd  control technologies, which states: “In October 1999 NATO announced a new policy on non-lethal weapons and their pla

Created: 2012-07-10 Statistics

Fight the release of these two prisoners!

Dear Friends I have the deepest admiration for Alison Botha, some of you might know who she is, but please bear my five minutes to inform you if you don’t!   In December 1994, Alison was abducted outside her home by two men who raped, stabbed and disemboweled her, finally slashing her throat 16 times to make sure she was dead.  No-one could believe that anyone with such severe injuries could live.  But Alison defied death with God at her side. And more than that, she denied her attackers the

Created: 2012-01-23 Statistics


...   Friday, July 15, 2011   A PETITION BY CONCERNED CITIZENS TO HIS EXCELLENCY, GOODLUCK JONATHAN, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA AND COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE ARMED FORCES   STOP THE BLOODBATH NOW!   Your Excellency, we, the undersigned, Citizens of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, at home and abroad, do hereby address the following Petition to you pursuant to peace and stability in Nigeria generally and particularly in the North Eastern part of the country where the Islamic sec

Created: 2011-07-15 Statistics

Pilates in South Africa

The Sports and Recreation council in South Africa, which is a Government organisation, wants to legislate the Fitness Industry and has included Pilates under Fitness.  We, SAPEPA (South African Pilates Education Providers Alliance), do not think that Pilates should be included. What do you think?  Do you see Pilates as just a Fitness Modality that should be included in the Fitness Regulations in South Africa? By signing this petition, you are opposing Pilates being included in the proposed Fitne

Created: 2011-07-06 Statistics


Threat to Welsh Language Teaching in Flintshire. The future of Welsh language schools in Flintshire is under threat. Of the county’s five Welsh-medium schools, two are directly threatened (with one -Ysgol Terrig in Treuddyn - immediately at risk); the long-term future of the others is in doubt. Flintshire council intend to cut costs by merging or federating Welsh-medium schools with English-medium schools, putting their identity- as places where Welsh language and culture is taught - in danger.

Created: 2011-07-06 Statistics

Pelasta Vartiosaari! - Save Vartiosaari!

Kaavoituksen uhkaama Vartiosaari säilytettävä luontokeitaana Save Vartiosaari from threat by Helsinki City planners – details in English below   Itä-Helsingin sisäsaaristossa sijaitseva Vartiosaari on luonnoltaan ja kulttuurimiljööltään ainutlaatuinen, monipuolinen ja erinomaisesti säilynyt. Saari tarjoaa mahdollisuuden saaristoluonnosta ja hiljaisuudesta nauttimiseen keskellä pääkaupunkia, mikä on maailmanlaajuisestikin poikkeuksellista. Saaren tulevaisuutta ei silti ole turvattu, vaan sen koht

Created: 2011-06-30 Statistics

CoVASS against unequal HC funding policy for Women & Children

CoVASS the Community Violence and Abuse Support Service works with women, children and young people across Nairn, Badenoch & Strathspey and surrounding areas.  As a registered charity we rely on funding from various sources including the Highland Council in order to continue this much needed work. We have recently managed to get access to the Highland Council's funding figures for other Violence Against Women services and we have discovered that the women, chidlren and young people of Nairn,

Created: 2011-06-21 Statistics

‎Later transport that coincides with other timetables- Sutherland

In Sutherland, Scotland there is a sevire lack of public transport as it is! It does not help that, for example, that train times do not coencide with bus times. For instance, if you plan on travelling from Durness to Inverness there could be large waiting times between different transport (changeover from bus to train) then once you finally arrive in Inverness you have to leave minutes after arrival or else you will have no means of returning home until the next day! Please sing this petition a

Created: 2011-06-18 Statistics

Save the 464 Evening Bus Service

PLEASE support this petition to save our 464 evening bus service!!! The bus is run by Rossendale Transport and is subsidised by Lancashire County Council. For those who are unaware of the situation, the subsidy for the 464 Evening Bus service may be withdrawn due to it not making enough money. It is currently being run on a temporary contract; for a number of weeks, until a decision is made as to whether this service should remain, or be withdrawn.         At the Moment: Colleges run courses unt

Created: 2011-06-13 Statistics

Save Watford FC Girls Centre of Excellence

After 10 years Watford FC have not been granted a licence to carry on their fantastic Girls Centre of Excellence.  We want to show the FA that they have made a big mistake as the quality of the football the girls are playing is excellent. Can you please sign the petition so we can show the FA the level of support Watford have. Many thanks Angie Fisken  

Created: 2011-06-03 Statistics

Save Gibraltar's Street Names

We, the undersigned, ask the Government of Gibraltar to preserve the names of Cannon Lane and Devil's Tower Road. Thank you.

Created: 2011-05-26 Statistics

Reopen Malcolm X Case

We, the undersigned justice-seeking people, do hereby solemnly and formally support the request that the United States Department of Justice, pursuant to federal law 28 U.S.C. 533(1)and(3) reopen and reinvestigate the facts and circumstances surrounding the February 21, 1965 assassination of Malcolm X (El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz). On the question of involvement and as the result of a credible investigation, we certainly expect the prosecution of anyone determined guilty or the exoneration of anyon

Created: 2011-05-20 Statistics

Keep the obligation to provide allotments for those who need them

The government is thinking about removing the obligation of local authorities to provide allotments when a certain number of people say they need one. We really need allotments, and they will be in even greater need in the future. Please sign if you agree this change in legislation should not be allowed.

Created: 2011-04-18 Statistics

Ban Live Animal Key Rings in China

    Recently, it has come to our attention the production of key rings/key chains containing live animals like the Brazil Turtles & Kingfish. The animals in these keyrings are alive, and are only provided some colored water, some air, and of course, all sealed permanently. These animals will die in a matter of days, if not hours. Please gather everyone, and petition against the production AND sale of this inhumane product. Together, we can make a quick change, and save more animsl from this

Created: 2011-04-13 Statistics

Uganda Government: Reverse Reflexology Ban ASAP

On 24 March 2011 the Minister of Health in Uganda Dr. Stephen Malinga made a controversial – and possibly illegal – ministerial statement at the Government’s Media Centre through which he arbitrarily stripped every person in Uganda of the right to enjoy, practise, profess or promote Reflexology. According to Dr. Malinga, Reflexology should be banned and Conventional Medicine given stronger protection by the Government. This ban has already registered a chilling effect on Reflexologists and pract

Created: 2011-04-12 Statistics

Save Our Armed Forces

In the last 10 years we have been at war with varying countries and now there a huge cuts being made to our Armed Forces while the government continues to pay their own people thousands in bonuses and wages. Please sign our petition to make your voices heard. Save our Armed Forces.

Created: 2011-04-05 Statistics

Stop the Killing of Cape Baboons.

CALLING FOR A CLEANUP OF CNC CAPE NATURE CONSERVATION; DA ACCOUNTABILITY FOR OUR ENVIRONMENT & ANIMALS. There has been a justified outpouring of grief and shock at the killing of the baboon Fred. OTHER MALE BABOONS HAVE AND WILL BE KILLED UNDER THE WC’S CONTROVERSIAL BABOON POLICIES. Fred’s demise seems to be a sign of a bigger conservation problem within the Western Cape – one of poor management; a lack of transparency and accountability. From the outset, the Western Cape Government and

Created: 2011-04-02 Statistics