I strongly feel that if the South Yorkshire Police took the time to launch a full investigation into these crimes and liaised with the wider police forces such as West Yorkshire Police in particular, they would have enough evidence to catch the culprits of these crimes; and restore justice for all the victims, so that people can feel safe again parking their cars at night. There are plenty of cases that I have become aware of that the police are yet to gather evidence for (as they have not spoken to the victims, looked at CCTV or investigated many of the reported crimes). Should an investigation be launched tying the crimes and the evidence together, the police should be able to catch the people responsible and restore justice, as well as a sense of safety within Sheffield and the wider community. Not only are the victims having to deal with the situation of having to get their cars fixed, which can cost thousands of pounds in repairs and also steeply hiked insurance premiums; but they also face the added fear of the crime happening to them again, as these criminals continue to roam the city stealing parts of targeted vehicles. If you yourself have had this crime happen to you or someone you know, or you just want this kind of crime to stop, then please sign this petition to make the South Yorkshire Police and the Local MP’s listen. There needs to be a full investigation into all the reports of car part theft in South Yorkshire and the surrounding areas to catch the people responsible for this.
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  • Set Up A Fully-Funded, Trained National Fraud and Economic Crimes Division
    Action Fraud has been exposed as a sham, lip-service to what is a growing epidemic of economic crime, leading to poorly conducted police investigations and ineffective justice and recompense for victims. Meanwhile fraudsters and scammers get away with it time and again, succeeding in misrepresenting non-existent investments or opportunities. The banking industry for the last three years has even known - and has remained silent - about a false-investments online platform made available through licence-charges to criminal syndicates to simulate non-existent investments to give the appearance to victims that their defrauded funds are being invested in realistic-looking investments, which don't actually exist. Meanwhile, FCA fines imposed on financial institutions that were complicit either knowingly or unknowingly in the fraud are directed to the treasury, without being earmarked for any kind of national fraud investigation agency. Scamming and fraud, which has become sophisticated and very professional in the last decade, has risen by at least 10% in the last three years without any sign of slowing or being tackled properly. Instead, police forces play pass-the-parcel with economic crimes cases and nobody takes responsibility for investigating these crimes. A lack of a proper concerted government-led response in establishing a national economic crimes and restitution unit demonstrates that the government of the UK in reality doesn't care for individuals who have been played or scammed by sophisticated and persuasive fraudsters, and it reveals that the government and police-forces of the UK would rather engage in blaming the victims rather than the criminals, thereby endorsing economic crimes and their perpetrators.
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  • Protect our right to protest
    The police are pushing the government to give them new powers to clamp down on peaceful protests. But with politics as volatile as they are right now, it’s never been more important for people to be able to stand up for what they believe in - we can’t afford to let this happen. Throughout history, peaceful protest has helped change the world for the better. From the Suffragettes, to Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp, to recent Xtinction Rebellion protests the UK has a proud history of peaceful demonstrations for the issues we care about. Giving more power to the police to shut down protests is an attack on our democratic right to speak out about decisions that will shape our future.
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  • IOPC to release details of their criminal investigation into Boris Johnson before 12th December 2019
    We should all be equal before the law. Privilege, high office and politics should not delay or obstruct the law. If Boris Johnson remained Prime Minister after the election and then was found guilty of criminal misconduct resulting in a prison sentence that would disqualify him from parliament and render him unable to continue as Prime Minister, it would be a gross affront to democracy. It would be better to prosecute and 'Lock him up' before the election.
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  • Revoke all charges against anti-fracking protesters & apologise
    Hundreds of arrests, fines, records & outstanding court cases MUST BE OVERTURNED; our bodies were harmed by police during peaceful protest; arrests, fines, jail time & criminal records followed. We want an apology for anguish, suffering & time stolen from people who simply wanted to protect their families. Government has now admitted we were right - they cannot safely frack for shale gas without risking uncontrollable &unpredictable seismic activity. We are not and never have been criminals.
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  • Police to Investigate Racially Motivated Attack in Hulme
    If Greater Manchester Police fail to act in this instance, the assaults may not be the last by these attackers, or others. Hulme is a cohesive multicultural community and it demands that GMP do not overlook the seriousness of this assault. Initial signatories to this petition include: Cohesive Communities RAPAR
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  • Justice for kyle
    Kyle deserves a new investigation,if everyone could sign and share to make this happen thank you
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  • Thomas Cook
    I was employed with Thomas Cook as were thousands of others. Whole families have lost their income in one day. People have worked at Thomas Cook since leaving school.
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  • Make Financial Abuse a Crime
    Many people in partnerships in business or relationships often sign financial agreements together, joint and several, without considering what would happen if there was a breakdown in the relationship. Often they do not seek legal representation due to cost, and finance companies make individuals sign as many guarantees to ensure their debts are paid, but joint and several often leaves one individual being hounded for the money, when the other signatory walks away going bankrupt, or avoids payment, hiding behind false income reporting. This is unfair, unjust and the system needs a shake up where individuals have knowingly been left in dire straits due to irresponsible behaviour by another. Organisations such as Womens Aid, Shelter, Citizens Advice deal with debt, homelessness, domestic abuse daily, but the number of women who are left in horrific financial crises by ex-partners who walk away from all responsibility is a world wide epidemic. Catastrophic when there are children involved. It has to stop. There has to be a responsibility crackdown, so that the culprits are caught, and pay their dues, by whatever means. Financial Abuse has to stop.
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  • Stop Genocide in the South Cameroons
    This has claimed over 10,000 lives already in the Southern Cameroons. Sent 500,000 as refugees to Nigeria and rendered 2 million displaced as IDPS in the Southern Cameroons. Adults and children forced out of hospitals, education and work. This needs to be recognised and acted upon by an international criminal courts. Medical and food shortages are now a big problem. Creating a 3 year conflict that needs to end.
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  • Trauma informed support in family court
    SANE SISTAS want to hold a coercive control impact on mental health event. As part of this event we want to share real life stories of women who have been through the family court process. In order to highlight the impact this is having on mental health. Many victims are undergoing trauma responses due to their past abuse. Many have a diagnosis of PTSD and some undiagnosed due to fear of this being used against them. We propose to host an event in 2020 and we want the law commissioners to attend. Our focus is • Women who have fled coercive abuse • Women who have a mental health diagnosis Why is this important? “Crisis” was the word used by the previous Head of the Family Division, Sir James Munby. His successor Sir Andrew McFarlane has suggested that the word “crisis” may not be helpful, but also he too remains in no doubt that there are serious issues that need to be addressed. There has been much talk in recent times of our criminal justice system being in turmoil, if not crisis. Much of this has been fueled by the cuts made to legal aid provision. How is this impacting? • Greater numbers of defendants having to represent themselves. At hearings. As well as this being perceived as a diminution of the rights of defendants to a fair trial and the disposal of effective justice it can also have a deleterious impact. Cross examination by perpetrators has since been restricted however the impact is still present. Many are actively coerced throughout due the lack of education of coercive control. • Higher numbers of Domestic related applications. In 2017 new cases Domestic abuse was an issue in at least 70% of cases in the family courts. This is not accounting for the cases that are regularly taken back time and time again. • Increase in applications: in the period April to June this year over sixty eight thousand cases started in family courts, a seven percent increase from a similar period last year. • More calls to social services and CAFCAS, increasing pressures. A back log of cases in family court. The victim experience A victim can attend a criminal trial in relation to abuse one week and have extra support, with no direct contact with their perpetrator. However could attend family court the next day and share the same waiting room as them. Why should this be so? To appear in any court as a victim of domestic abuse should require continuing protection and the need to feel safe as it is just as traumatic, potentially, as giving evidence in a criminal trial. Yet as things stand little if anything is available. Cross examination has been stopped, but the trauma that is inflicted has not. In fact I myself spent a whole year unable to access NHS support for my PTSD due to "not being out of the trauma". The impact of which on many occasions sent my PTSD into crisis, in which I had to be visited weekly by a crisis nurse. No one told me I would have to share a room with my perpetrator, attend sometimes for 10 minutes when I had spent months preparing, that I would be drowning in debt, that my abuse or diagnosis could be used as a weapon against me or that I would need more therapy then I needed when I first left. But I am not alone; women all over the UK are having mental health diagnosis used against them in family court, despite the impact of the process being a significant factor in the restrictions of recovery and an abuse free life. Many of these women only have a diagnosis due to the trauma they endured, how and why can this be then used against them? Worse so is, women are not accessing treatment intentionally out of fear their mental health will be held against them. Trauma informed support is long overdue in the family courts. Appearing at family court can be a hugely stressful experience and more support is needed to help navigate through this complex system so survivors can recover. This could not only change the lives of survivors and children but also the court throughput process, easing pressure on services. Until we make this change, more women will take their lives, mental health waiting lists will add up, children will be adversely affected and the future of survivors all over is not safe. Support us by • Sign and share our petition – share with local Cllrs and MPs in your area • Purchase our merchandise and tag us on social media to show your support. Profits support survivor’s meets and campaigns. • Send us your experience’s to add to our case studies. All names will be anonymous but this helps us build evidence of the impact on mental health. We will support you with this if you email • Fill in our survey • Become an ally – Write a 200 word statement as to why this is important to you and share it with your local MPs and councillors. • Add us on our face book page, Instagram and twitter. • Book a speaker or workshop on the impact of coercive control to help fund materials for peer sessions and other campaign materials. • Add our #moresupportinfamilycourt #traumainformedsupportinfamilycourt Join us • To join our support group please drop us a message via our social media or email and we will provide details. • Protests – We have group protests plans for 2020. In the mean time we have activists who will be handing out flyers, chalking and making small statements of solidarity. We are also supporters of the #THECOURTSAID campaign and will attend the protest at parliament square on October 26th. Please join us in solidarity. Our end goal is: -Not to share rooms with our perpetrators. This allow perpetrators to intimidate and coerce further. -To have clear understanding of the court process and the support we can access. -A bursary or funds to access therapy (not 8 weeks of CBT). Not to be denied therapy as "its counter productive" or because perpetrators can access health records. - Health records visible to courts not perpetrators
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  • Cover ups, bullying , poor and dangerous practice at fgh
    We want to ensure these hospitals are safe and that hospital staff and patients feel their concerns will be properly investigated and there will be no negative repercussions. We need the clinical practice of the staff discussed in the book to be assessed in order to promote confidence in both staff and patients.
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