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  • Webinar, Sept. 17: Iran and the Anti-Imperialist Struggle

    The NLG is a co-sponsor of this webinar today, and several NLG members are part of the program. We invite you to join us for the event: Thursday, September 17, 2020 12 pm Pacific/3 pm Eastern Sign up to join on Zoom: https://bit.ly/iransolidarity Speakers: Max Ajl Nina Farnia Vida Samiian Micol Savia (Micol is unable to […]

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  • Schedule of International Committee Events at the NLG Convention

    Join the NLG International Committee for a series of events and activities at this year’s Law for the People Convention, beginning Monday, Sept. 21, 2020!  Register online: https://nlg.org/convention/ To participate in these events, you must register for the NLG Convention. You can attend all Convention events as part of your registration – just follow the directions to create […]

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  • Sept. 21 – Join the NLG IC CLE at the Convention: The Law of Occupation

    Join the NLG International Committee’s CLE program on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, as part of the NLG Convention! The four-hour CLE will take place at 9 am Pacific/12 pm Eastern time. To participate in the CLE, you must register for the NLG Convention. You can attend all Convention events as part of your registration – […]

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  • NLG: Outrageous U.S. sanctions against ICC prosecutors will not quell fight for accountability

    The National Lawyers Guild is outraged at the actions of U.S. President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in imposing OFAC economic sanctions on senior prosecution officials of the International Criminal Court, in an attempt to use its coercive economic powers to secure permanent international impunity for U.S. and Israeli war crimes. After […]

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  • Video: Movement Lawyering and Working with Indigenous Communities

    On August 27, 2020, the National Lawyers Guild Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Committee and Environmental Human Rights Committee organized the fourth event in their webinar series, “Movement Lawyering and Working with Indigenous Communities,” hosted by Natali Segovia, co-chair of the IPRC. The speakers during the event were Julianna Repp, Moira Meltzer-Cohen, and Pat Handlin. Lawyers who […]

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  • The National Lawyers Guild Mourns the Loss of People’s Lawyer Ebru Timtik

    We are deeply saddened and angry by the loss of people’s lawyer Ebru Timtik of Turkey, who carried out a hunger strike for 238 days to demand justice in her case and those of her fellow wrongfully imprisoned people’s lawyers who were subjected to lengthy prison sentences for defending fellow political prisoners in Turkish prisons. […]

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  • August 30, Webinar: Defending land & environmental defenders in the Philippines

    Sunday, 30 August 7 pm Pacific – 10 pm New York (10 am Manila, Monday, 31 August) Join the Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/403163663990096/ Register here to join Zoom: tinyurl.com/fight4sov GUEST SPEAKERS Beverly Longid, Global Coordinator of International Indigenous Peoples Movement for Self-Determination and Liberation (IPMSDL) and International Officer of Katribu Atty. Arvin Dexter M. Lopoz (No. […]

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  • August 27, Webinar: Movement Lawyering: Working With Indigenous Peoples

    Thursday, August 27 4:00 pm Pacific/7:00 pm Eastern Register: https://bit.ly/indigenousmvmts Watch on Facebook Live: https://facebook.com/NLGIC Organized by the NLG Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Committee and Environmental Human Rights Committee Lawyers who were part of the legal efforts at Standing Rock will discuss the challenges and lessons learned from working within a movement space that was/is indigenous-led. […]

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  • Sign on: International Community Demands the Release of Jordan Teachers’ Syndicate Leaders and Restoration of the Union

    The following statement was initiated by the National Lawyers Guild International Committee and the International Association of Democratic Lawyers. Add your signature here: https://bit.ly/jordanteachers We stand in solidarity with the Teachers’ Syndicate of Jordan and its detained leadership. On 25 July, the Jordanian government ordered the union shut down and its 13 central council members […]

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  • August 14, Webinar: Defending Voting Rights in 2020

    Save the Date in Your Google Calendar!  The National Lawyers Guild Labor & Employment Committee, co-sponsored by the National Lawyers Guild International Committee, invite you to this urgent webinar, “Defending Voting Rights in 2020” on Friday, August 14 from 12pm-1:30pm ET / 11am-12:30pm CT / 9am-10:30pm PT. The conversation of this panel will center around the question: […]

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