[From the web] Honouring Nelson Mandela -avaaz.org

Honouring Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela dedicated his life to transforming South Africa, but he changed the entire world. He taught us that an unflinching devotion to hope can triumph over any tyranny no matter how powerful. Let’s come together to celebrate his life with a giant message of gratitude — for the courage he embodied,…

[Petition] Horror in paradise -www.avaaz.org

Horror in paradise Dear friends, It’s horrific! A Maldives court just sentenced a 15-year-old rape survivor to 100 whip lashings. By threatening Maldives politicians’ precious tourist income we can save this child and stop public floggings. Let’s act fast to build a one million strong call this week, then place ads to get the President…

[International Solidarity] Syrian People are not alone -Avaaz

Dear friends, Powered by millions of online actions and donations from 75,000 of us, our community is playing a central role in supporting the Syrian people as they persist in peaceful protest against all odds. Together, we’re empowering citizen journalism, smuggling in medical supplies and western journalists, and much more. We’re making a difference, but…