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Korean Peace Project
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Task force on the Americas
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Haiti Subcommittee
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International Labor Justice Working Group
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United Nations Subcommittee
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Indigenous Rights Subcommittee
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Philippines Subcommittee
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Palestine Subcommittee
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Africa Subcommittee
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IADL XVIIth CONGRESS IN HANOI
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Working Group on Torture
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Article 9 Working Group
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Agent Orange Working Group
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Iran Subcommittee
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Human Rights Framework Project
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Environmental Human Rights Subcommittee
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Puerto Rico Subcommittee
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MENA Action Committee
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Register Now: September 4 CLE on Human Rights and Income Security

August 11, 2014

Register now for the International Labor Justice Continuing Legal Education program, to be presented on September 4, 2014 at the NLG Convention in Chicago, featuring leading experts in labor law and international justice....

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Register Now: September 3 CLE on Environmental Human Rights - Chicago

August 6, 2014

Register online today for the full-day Environmental Human Rights Continuing Legal Education (CLE) program at the NLG Convention in Chicago, September 3, 2014....

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NLG joins Call on White House to Investigate Beating and Detention of US Citizen and Palestinian-American Teen, Tariq Abu Khdeir

August 5, 2014

The NLG and other human rights groups urge President Obama and administration to demand Israel cease the Abuse and Unlawful Detention of Palestinians...

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National Lawyers Guild Urges US Government to Cease $3 Billion Annual Military Aid to Israel

Recent massacre of Palestinians in Gaza and ground invasion violates international law

July 19, 2014

NEW YORK--The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) expresses its outrage about Israelís ongoing indiscriminate and disproportionate attacks against Palestinian civilians and civilian objects in the Gaza Strip....

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NLG presentation to UN Decolonization Committee on Puerto Rico

By Jan Susler

July 4, 2014

The following presentation was made on June 23, 2014, to the United Nations Decolonization Committee Hearing on Puerto Rico, representing the National Lawyers Guild International Committee, addressing key issues such as Puerto Rico's colonial status, the Puerto Rican economy, Vieques, the death penalty and Puerto Rican political prisoners....

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Free Amer Jubran: Alert for June 5

June 5, 2014

The following action alert was distributed by the Amer Jubran Defense Committee, which the NLG supports. Please take action to call upon Jordanian officials to release Amer and reveal information about his detention....

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NLG Fact-Finding Delegation Calls for End of U.S.-Backed Administrative Detention of Palestinians by Israel

May 29, 2014

NEW YORK -- Approximately 200 Palestinians from the West Bank have been held for months or years by Israeli occupation forces without access to a just legal system, members of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) learned in a fact-finding delegation from May 18-24, 2014....

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88 Organizations and Individuals Oppose US Sanctions Against Venezuela

May 29, 2014

In reaction to House-passed bill instructing the Obama Administration to impose sanctions against Venezuela, 88 organizations, academics, and prominent individuals signed an open letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, including NLG President Azadeh Shahshahani....

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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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