• 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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  • NLG letter to Honduran officials demands justice and accountability for murder of Berta Cáceres

    National Lawyers Guild President Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan sent a letter in Spanish on behalf of the Guild to judicial officials in Honduras on 26 July, urging justice and full accountability for the murder of Berta Cáceres, the indigenous, environmental and human rights leader slain in her home on March 2, 2016. The first hearing in […]

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  • International Tribunal of Conscience (ITC), Mexico: Confronting Repression Faced by Defenders Fighting for Self-Determination

    International Tribunal of Conscience (ITC), Mexico August 9-20, 2018: Confronting Repression Faced by Defenders Fighting for Self-Determination  By Jose Luis Fuentes The Mesoamerica subcommittee of the NLG International Committee Task Force on the Americas (TFA) has done country investigation in El Salvador, Honduras and Mexico since the strategic planning session in Phoenix.[1]  A decision, among […]

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  • NLG Delegation: International Tribunal of Conscience in Mexico

    The National Lawyers Guild is thrilled to announce our Summer International Tribunal of Conscience (ITC) in Guerrero, Mexico, this year holding sessions from August 9 – August 20, 2018! More than ever, it is crucial to show our solidarity with our sisters and brothers in Mexico in their struggle for self-determination in the face of the […]

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  • Video: NLG’s Eric Sirotkin on US-DPRK summit in Singapore

    National Lawyers Guild International Committee member and the chair of Lawyers for Peace and Demilitarization in Korea, Eric Sirotkin, spoke on RT on June 12 about his thoughts on the U.S.-DPRK summit that took place in Singapore. “The days and weeks ahead are essential for showing whether this is for show or whether it’s something […]

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  • NYC, June 12: “Couscous – Seeds of Dignity” Film Screening and Discussion

    Tuesday, June 12 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Verso’s Brooklyn Loft 20 Jay Street, Ste 1010 Brooklyn, NY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/367103263777711/ We are delighted to invite you for a film screening and an evening discussion of Habib Ayeb’s “Couscous: Seeds of Dignity”. This award-winning documentary focuses on the political, social, economic and ecological conditions of cereal […]

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  • Video: Eric Sirotkin speaks on peace in Korea

    The following interview on RT International features NLG IC member and coordinator of Lawyers for Peace and Disarmament in Korea, Eric Sirotkin. Eric was interviewed from Seoul on May 16, where he and other NLG and LPDK members were conducting a U.S. legal delegation to support peace in Korea. Watch the interview online:

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  • Statement of the 2018 United States Legal Delegation to Korea

    The following statement was released by the U.S. legal delegation to Korea, including members of the National Lawyers Guild and Lawyers for Peace and Demilitarization in Korea, on May 17, 2018: Following the meeting of the leaders of Korea which captured the imagination of the world and created hope for a real and lasting peace […]

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  • NLG Denounces Civil Rights Violations Against Puerto Rican Activists and Human Rights Lawyers

    May 10, 2018 Contact: Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan, NLG President president@nlg.org NEW YORK—The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) joins the Puerto Rican civil rights and legal communities in condemning the actions of law enforcement and the Puerto Rico Department of Justice (PRDOJ), in response to their ongoing persecution and intimidation of human rights lawyers and activists. […]

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