• Northeast Asia Peace and Demilitarization Legal Delegation – May 2018

    Sponsored by the Lawyers for Demilitarization and Peace in Korea, The Ubuntuworks Project and the International Committee of the National Lawyers Guild Please join us as we visit South Korea at this key time for peace in the region and also attend the National Japanese Lawyers Association for Freedom (JLAF)  Convention in Japan. Many JLAF lawyers have attended […]

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  • Register now: International Committee Weekend: Phoenix, AZ – February 23-25

    Registration Open: The next International Committee Weekend will take place in Phoenix, AZ on February 23-25, 2018 Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ Register now! https://nlgicweekend.eventbrite.com ** Note: If you are interested in attending and participating in the retreat but are facing financial barriers to coming to Phoenix, please contact us at international@nlg.org. The IC is working to […]

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  • Honduran Democracy Activist Urgently Needs Your Solidarity

    We are reposting the following call to action from the Alliance for Global Justice: Honduran democracy activist Edwin Espinal Robelo has been detained by authorities. Even though he is a civilian, he is scheduled to appear before a military tribunal this week. Espinal has been denied the right to meet with his lawyer. Click here: […]

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  • Honduras Solidarity Network statement on US recognition of Honduran election results

    Honduras Solidarity Network of North America DECLARATION DECEMBER 22, 2017 In light of today’s statement from the US Department of State congratulating Juan Orlando Hernandez on his election victory, the Honduras Solidarity Network of North America (HSN) declares the following: We reject the deceitful and arrogant position of the US government which ignores the clamor […]

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  • NLG denounces Trump’s declaration on Jerusalem, urges freedom for detained Palestinian lawyers

    Please note: As of Monday, 11 December, the three lawyers were released after one week in interrogation. The National Lawyers Guild expresses its strongest condemnation of the latest illegal and dangerous declaration of U.S President Donald Trump purporting to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the Israeli state. This move seeks to legitimize occupation and […]

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  • December 5, NYC: Challenges of the Colombian Peace Process and the Case of Simon Trinidad

    Tuesday, Dec. 5 6:00 pm Manhattan Theatre Club 311 W. 43rd St, NYC Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2049128295309085/ Challenges of the Colombian Peace Process and the case of Simon Trinidad Since the FARC- EP and the Colombian government signed a peace accord there continues to be terrible human rights abuses with targeted assassinations of human rights leaders. In […]

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  • Joint statement on President Trump’s visit to Japan and South Korea

    On the occasion of the visit of US president Trump to Japan and South Korea, we demand an end to the US- DPRK escalation in military threats. On September 19, 2017, in his first appearance before the United Nations, President Donald Trump threatened to totally destroy North Korea, showing absolute contempt and disregard for all […]

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  • NLG IC letter to US State Department on Gaza electricity crisis

    The National Lawyers Guild International Committee sent the following letter to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, urging action in response to the humanitarian crisis for Palestinians in the Gaza Strip created by the siege on Gaza and the ongoing electricity crisis caused by punitive actions by Israel, the Occupying Power, as well as by […]

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  • Video: NLG IC Press Conference against U.S. threats of war in Korean peninsula

    On Wednesday, October 18, the National Lawyers Guild International Committee organized a press conference at the Solidarity Center in New York City against U.S. threats of war in the Korean peninsula, especially following President Donald Trump’s threats from the United Nations platform to “destroy” North Korea. Watch the video online: “The progressive legal community is […]

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  • NLG International denounces U.S. withdrawal from UNESCO

    The National Lawyers Guild International Committee denounces in the strongest terms the actions of United States President Donald Trump in withdrawing from UNESCO—the United Nations Economic, Scientific and Cultural Organization. The withdrawal of the United States from UNESCO in an attempt to suppress and delegitimize global support for the protection of Palestinian culture is an […]

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