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New NLG submission to ICC prosecutor: Neither facts nor law support Israel's self-defense claims on Gaza

July 18, 2015

The Palestine Subcommittee of the National Lawyers Guild has sent a revised submission to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Gaza, "Neither facts nor law support Israelís self-defense claim regarding its 2014 assault on Gaza," written by attorney James Marc Leas. The updated submission uses new reports and materials to further bolster its case that Israeli claims of "self-defense" for its attack on Gaza are false and unsupported in either fact or law....

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Watch Live Online: International People's Tribunal on the Philippines

July 18, 2015

Greetings from Washington DC, where the NLG has been co-convening the International Peoples' Tribunal on the Crimes of the US-Aquino Regime Against the Filipino People....

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Prensa Latina: US Lawyers Support Venezuela Against Obama Decree

July 18, 2015

Caracas, Jul 9 (Prensa Latina) A group made up of 20 American lawyers, members of a National Lawyers Guild, today will continue its contacts with representatives of the public authorities of the Venezuelan State to express its rejection to the Executive Order decree....

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NLG delegation to Venezuela on Telesur TV

July 9, 2015

NLG members Susan Scott and Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan joined Telesur TV in Venezuela on July 7 as part of an NLG delegation to Venezuela. They discussed Puerto Rico, Greece, and the US relationship with Venezuela....

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Registration Now Open: NLG International CLEs - Indigenous Peoples Rights & the UN Charter

July 9, 2015

Register now for the 2 innovative and informative mini-CLEs to be presented by the National Lawyers Guild's International Committee on October 22, 2015 at the NLG Convention in Oakland, featuring subject matter expects on indigenous people's rights, the United Nations, and international law....

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NLG International Committee Declares Solidarity with the People of Greece

We Stand with the People of Greece in their Struggle for Economic Self-Determination

July 1, 2015

The people of Greece have faced an unprecedented assault on their political and economic sovereignty by the institutions of European and global capitalism under the destructive framework of "austerity."...

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NLG's Jan Susler testifies on Puerto Rico to UN Decolonization Committee

June 29, 2015

Jan Susler of the National Lawyers Guild, co-chair of the International Committee's Puerto Rico Subcommittee, testified before the UN's Decolonization Committee, urging that Puerto Ricans be able to exercise their inalienable right to self-determination, free of U.S. colonialism....

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NLG joins Puerto Rican call for investigation of Dominican judges

June 29, 2015

The National Lawyers Guild joined in a complaint by Puerto Rican organizations to the island's Attorney General, calling for the investigation of crimes against humanity by judges from the Dominican Republic responsible for the violation of Haitians' human rights in the Dominican Republic. The letter asks the Attorney General to hold the judges in Puerto Rico while their violations of international human rights law are investigated....

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United States of Torture Marjorie Cohn's new book, The United States and Torture: Interrogation, Incarceration and Abuse, reveals the legacies of U.S. torture. Purchase the book online today or contact the IC about holding an event with Marjorie Cohn.

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Resist Empire & Militarization

November 20, 2015 - November 22, 2015

Where: Fort Benning, Georgia

This November 20-22, 2015, we will return to the gates of Fort Benning to take a stand for justice and accountability.

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