to Stand Up
for Human Rights
and Stop the TPP
Stop the TPP and Human Trafficking
Write Your Members of Congress to Oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
To qualify for Fast Track, the TPP must meet a basic standard that partner countries not be home to modern-day slavery. It is widely suspected that this is the reason the State Department may baselessly upgrade TPP-partner Malaysia’s human trafficking status.
If this upgrade is made, it will be a shockingly callous move that prioritizes the economic advancement of corporate interests over human lives and basic human dignity.
Using the State Department’s report as a political ploy to advance the TPP also would be an unthinkable blow to the integrity of the United States and our ability to fight human rights abuses around the world.
Urge Your Members of Congress to Reject a TPP with Human Rights Violator Malaysia
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THE DRAFT TPP TEXT
THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP is a
It is currently being negotiated behind closed doors by officials from the United States and 11 other countries: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has been under negotiation for 5 years.
More than 600 official corporate “trade advisors” have access. The Obama administration plans to sign TPP by early 2015.
Although it is called a
“frthe TPP is not really
mainly about trade.
Of the TPP’s 29 draft chapters, only 5 deal with traditional trade issues. Most would set rules on non-trade matters that affect our daily lives:
food safety, internet freedom, medicine costs, job off-shoring, financial regulation, and more.
Our domestic policies
would be required to
comply with the TPP rules.