• November 16: Reportback from People’s Tribunals on the Philippines and Puerto Rico

    Friday, November 16 6:00 pm LaGuardia Community College Building E, Room 242 31-10 Thomson Ave Queens, NY The International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines NE is joining forces with those who attended the International People’s Tribunal in Brussels, Belgium for the Philippines AND here in New York City for Puerto Rico. An International […]

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  • NLGIC: Condemnation and Outrage at the Murder of People’s Lawyer Ben Ramos in the Philippines

    National Lawyers Guild – International Committee Expresses its Strong Condemnation and Collective Outrage at the Murder of People’s Lawyer Ben Ramos Benjamin Tarug Ramos, 56, Secretary General of the National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL) Negros Occidental Province Chapter was killed on November 6th, shot dead in Kabankalan, Philippines, by motorcycle-riding men while taking a […]

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  • Video: “Fighting Fascism” panel at the 2018 Law for the People Convention

    The following video is an excerpt from the panel on the rise of global fascist threats at the 2018 Law for the People convention in Portland, Oregon. The presentations here highlight some of the key issues in the United States and around the world and are meant to spark discussion about strategies to defend peoples […]

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  • Will Israel’s Gaza Massacres Finally Prod the ICC into Action?

    The following article – containing interviews with Suzanne Adely, International Committee co-chair and Audrey Bomse, Palestine Subcommitee co-chair – was originally published at Mint Press News on October 26th, 2018. We republish the article below:  By Joe Catron  THE HAGUE — As the Great March of Return by Palestinians in the Gaza Strip nears its eighth month, […]

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  • International Committee Schedule for the Law For the People Convention 2018

    The following schedule contains items organized or co-organized by the International Committee of the National Lawyers Guild, its working groups and subcommittees. There are many more events of interest to IC members taking place at the Convention, including the Anti-Racism Training, TUPOCC Meeting, Keynote speech with Kshama Sawant, Awards Banquet and much more! For full […]

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  • Honduras: Serious Irregularities Create Obstacles to Truth and Justice in Berta Cáceres Case

    Tegucigalpa, October 25, 2018.- The Legal Observer Mission that is observing the trial for the assassination of human rights defender Berta Cáceres expresses its serious concern about the recent exclusion from the case of the victims’ private attorneys. This action compromises the principles of a fair and impartial trial, and is the latest in a […]

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  • Urgent: International Solidarity Needed with Migrant Caravan at Mexico’s Southern Border

    Thousands of migrants from throughout Central America have joined the caravan that originated in Honduras, which is currently resuming its advance towards the U.S after initially being violently repressed at Mexico’s southern border with Guatemala by Mexican authorities. The Trump administration has targeted this mobilization with threats to close the U.S-Mexico border. The caravan is […]

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  • International Tribunal of Conscience hearings in Mexico City, November 2-3

    PLEASE JOIN US! INTERNATIONAL TRIBUNAL OF CONSCIENCE TO HOLD HEARINGS IN MEXICO CITY NOV. 2-3 WITHIN FRAMEWORK OF VIII WORLD SOCIAL FORUM ON MIGRATION AND THE GLOBAL ASSEMBLY OF THE INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS’ ALLIANCE The International Tribunal of Conscience of Peoples in Movement is organizing special hearings in Mexico City Nov. 2nd and 3rd focused on serious […]

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  • Video: Full Webinar on Global Repression of Dissent – Palestine, Puerto Rico and the Philippines

    The NLG’s National Office has made available a full recording of this webinar on global repression and resistance, filmed on 3 August 2018. Panelists from the NLG International Committee who discussed state and corporate repression of people’s movements in Palestine, Puerto Rico and the Philippines. (Other recordings of previous NLG webinars are available for streaming at the […]

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  • Legal delegation to Argentina investigates detention of Milagro Sala

    The following report was issued by the Inter-American Legal Delegation to Argentina, which took place from June 7 to 14, 2018. National Lawyers Guild member Thomas Egan participated in the delegation along with two Canadian and two Colombian lawyers. The delegation was sponsored by two Argentine human rights organizations, the Permanent Assembly for Human Rights […]

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