• Support NLG delegates at UN Conference for People of African Descent in Senegal

    Please help by donating at the crowdfunding link: https://fundrazr.com/41Zqpa From 2015 through 2024, the United Nations is marking the Decade for People of African Descent, under the themes of recognition, justice and development. The National Lawyers Guild and the International Association of Democratic Lawyers have the opportunity to participate in the international convenings, plans and programs of action to […]

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  • NLG Releases Report Documenting Human Rights Violations of Asylum Seekers at the Southern Border

    The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) has released the report, Stranded: Forced Migration, Illegal Barriers to Asylum, and the Humanitarian Crisis in Tijuana, documenting human rights abuses of migrants observed during a March 2019 NLG International Committee fact-finding delegation. The team traveled to Tijuana, Mexico, and San Diego, California with the aim of investigating and illuminating the injustices and human rights […]

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  • Report: The Lasalin Massacre and the Human Rights Crisis in Haiti

    NLG San Francisco Bay Area president and NLG International Committee member Judith Mirkinson participated in an April fact-finding trip to Haiti on the Lasalin Massacre. The NLG and the Haiti Action Committee released the following report documenting their findings, The Lasalin Massacre and the Human Rights Crisis in Haiti. “The Lasalin massacre was designed to punish and destroy a neighborhood long known as […]

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  • The Debt of Justice: Delay in Berta Cáceres case causes concern

    Paris, Tegucigalpa – May 29, 2019.- Six months ago today, seven men were found guilty of the murder of indigenous Lenca leader and human rights defender Berta Caceres and the attempted murder of Mexican environmental activist, Gustavo Castro who was also injured in the attack on March 2, 2016. Members of the Mission that observed […]

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  • Announcing National Lawyers Guild delegation to Colombia: August 3-10, 2019

    The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) announces its upcoming delegation to Colombia to be held from August 3 – 10, 2019. This delegation continues the Guild’s on-going solidarity work in Colombia and Latin America, particularly given Colombia’s geopolitical importance, the rise of the far right in the region and the increasing political and military alliance with […]

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  • March 2019 NLG Labor and Employment Committee Research Delegation to Cuba – Brochure and Information

    Save the Date: March 15-24, 2019 20th Anniversary Cuba Research Delegation and 12th International Conference on Labor Rights (dates are approximate) More information in our 2019 Brochure. The National Lawyers Guild Labor & Employment Committee serves as program consultant to Marazul Charters, a licensed travel service provider, on an annual research program in Cuba.  The program consists of an […]

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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 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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  • 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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  • 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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