• URGENT: Act Now to try to Stop Trump from unleashing a “second embargo” re Cuba that may last for many years to come

    The Trump administration is threatening in the next 15 days to unleash what no US. president has ever done, and which could be a huge obstacle to normalizing US/Cuba economic relations for decades to come.  According to the National Lawyers Guild this looming threat to activate Title III of the 1996 Helms Burton and authorize tens of thousands […]

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  • Urgent – Act Now to Stop the Deportation of Cambodian Refugees

    “We also raise our voice once more to stop the detention, criminalization and deportation of migrants and instead respect people’s right to seek safety. Further, we note that U.S. wars, interventions, sanctions and bombing are responsible for forcibly displacing people around the world from their homes. Ending these U.S. attacks on the peoples of the world is essential to achieving even the first steps toward global migrant justice.”

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  • Urgent action: 12/10 Deadline to Comment on Trump’s Public Charge Regulations!

    We are republishing the following action alert and encourage all to take part. the deadline for comments is 12/10 — this Monday! And you can easily transmit your comment by clicking on the link below or via protectingimmigrantfamilies.org website. The Trump administration is continuing its destructive efforts to vilify immigrants. The administration has proposed a new “Public Charge” regulation that would block […]

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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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  • 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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  • Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico: Cancel the debt – emergency relief now

    Following years of colonialism and the intensified assault of austerity in the past several years, Puerto Rico is suffering from the destruction caused by Hurricane Maria and the massive impact of climate change. As the National Lawyers Guild International Committee, we demand the immediate cancellation of Puerto Rico’s debt. We also join the many calls […]

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  • 5 things you can do RIGHT NOW to support Palestinian hunger strikers!

    National Lawyers Guild, International  joins USPCN Call for a Week of Action in support of 1500 Palestinian political prisoners entering their 37th day on hunger strike! As the over 1,500 Palestinian political prisoners enter their 37th day on hunger strike, the risks to their health are increasingly grave, so urgent actions in solidarity are of critical importance.  […]

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  • Take Action: Calls needed for Berta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras Act

    The NLG International Committee is recirculating this appeal from the Nicaragua-US Friendship Office of the Americas: The Berta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras Act – HR 1299 has 44 Congressional Co-Sponsors to date.  (See list below.) However, your calls are still needed! Human and Environmental Rights Defenders continue to be targets of persecution and political violence […]

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  • International Days of Action to Free the Maruti 13. The Struggle is Global!

    The Provisional Working Committee of Maruti Suzuki Workers Union (Haryana, India) have called for International Days of Protest on April 4th & 5th. (See below). Call your local Indian Embassy! Email & Use Social Media! Let the Indian government know that we demand the Release of the #Maruti13! Join the Facebook page for the protest: https://www.facebook.com/events/252366611893421/ […]

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  • Free Issa Amro Campaign: Sign Petition for Palestinian Human Rights Defender

    The National Lawyers Guild International Committee is a member of the Free Issa Campaign, an alliance of groups and organizations working to defend Palestinian human rights defender Issa Amro against an unjust Israeli occupation military trial. Please go to http://FreeIssa.org/ to sign the petition. Dear United Nations Secretary General António Guterres and UN High Commissioner […]

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