• 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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  • Call your Representative on Thursday, July 14th and ask him/her to co-sponsor the Berta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras Act, HR 5474

    There will be a national Call-in day on Thursday, July 14th in support of The Berta Cáceres Human Rights in Honduras Act (HR-5474).  This is timed for the 3-year anniversary of the murder of Tomas Garcia by the Honduran military. Call your Representative on Thursday, July 14th and ask him/her to co-sponsor the Berta Caceres […]

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  • Call to Action: Defend the #RightToBoycott in California – Stop unconstitutional anti-BDS legislation

    Across the country, anti-Palestinian, pro-occupation organizations and legislators are trying to suppress the growing movement for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel – a grassroots movement that holds Israel accountable for its ongoing violations of Palestinian human rights. Palestine Legal has established a reference for these types of bills across the United States at righttoboycott.org. NLG […]

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  • #RiceNotBullets #FastForFilipinoFarmers April 7-8

    As the National Lawyers Guild is a member of the International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP), our comrades in the ICHRP Northern California Network have invited us to participate in a 24-hour solidarity fast with the farmers and Lumad victims of the Kidapawan massacre. The fast will begin on April 7 at 9pm EST (April […]

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  • Take Action: Call the White House and Congress to Act on Palestinian Hunger Striker’s Detention

    The NLG’s Palestine Subcommittee sent the attached letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro. We urge all NLG committees and members to forward this action alert and participate in calling in for Mohammed al-Qeeq, now on his 85th day of hunger strike: The National Lawyers Guild Palestine […]

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  • TAKE ACTION To REALLY Normalize Relations with Cuba!

    We are asking your support for the  Emergency Resolution on Cuba which the NLG Convention in Oakland unanimously passed on October 24, 2015. It urges President Obama to use his expansive legal authority to substantially lift the continuing U.S. economic blockade of Cuba, instead of waiting and blaming Congress for not fully repealing the 55 […]

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  • NLG urges immediate release of hunger striking Palestinian lawyer Muhammed Allan

    The National Lawyers Guild urges the immediate release of hunger-striking Palestinian lawyer and administrative detainee, Muhammed Allan, as he nears death in his third month on open hunger strike. Allan is now in a coma and attached to a ventilator. He is threatened with force-feeding at any moment under the new Israeli “Law to Prevent […]

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  • Help the Guild Defend Imprisoned Palestinian Human Rights Defenders

    Defend Human Rights Defenders in Palestine: Read & download the Flyer on the Anti-Wall Prisoners and Imprisoned Human Rights Defenders Palestinian human rights defenders, particularly those involved in campaigns of mass popular struggle against the Israeli annexation wall, have recently been targeted, at an escalating rate, for political imprisonment – including prominent, internationally-known spokespeople and […]

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  • Honduras: NLG Task Force of the Americas Speaking Out

    Press Info, Report and Letters to Government issued Since June 28 when the Honduran military shot their way through the backdoor of President Zelaya’s private residence, kidnapping and forcibly expatriating him to Costa Rica, the de facto regime has maintained that Zelaya’s removal was a constitutional transfer of power. For its part, the Obama Administration […]

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  • NLG demands release of Gabnet 3 – US-based activists being held in the Philippines

    On August 5, Dr. Annalisa Enrile, a U.S. citizen, was stopped from boarding her return flight home to Los Angeles from Manila. Dr. Enrile is the national chair of GABNet. Two other leaders of GABNet who are scheduled to depart on Tuesday, August 14, are reportedly also on the hold list: internationally acclaimed writer Ninotchka […]

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