• National Lawyers Guild Observers Find Salvadoran Elections to be Free and Fair

    Contact: Mark Sullivan, msullivanlegal@gmail.com A delegation from the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) sent to El Salvador to observe the 2015 national congressional and municipal elections, has concluded that, so far, the process has remained fair and open, and that all parties appear to be following the new election laws, despite efforts by the country’s Supreme […]

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  • National Lawyers Guild Observers Praise the Salvadoran Election Process

    A group from the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) traveled to El Salvador to observe the second round of the presidential elections and to understand the context in which the elections took place.  NLG delegates met with civic and social movement leaders, the electoral authority and United States Embassy personnel, and toured the facilities of several […]

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  • National Lawyers Guild Delegation Observes Changes in the Electoral Process in El Salvador

    The National Lawyers Guild (“NLG”) is an association of attorneys, law students, and legal workers that has worked to defend human rights since its founding seventy-five years ago as an alternative to the then racially discriminatory American Bar Association. The NLG has previously sent official observers to elections in Asia, Europe, and throughout the Americas. […]

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  • Human and Trade Union Rights Delegation to Colombia

    Come and join the National Lawyers Guild and the Alliance for Global Justice delegation to investigate the human and trade union rights situation in Colombia on May 27-June 5, 2011. Help us report back on the humanitarian and labor rights of Colombians and the United States’ role in the internal politics of Colombia. The delegation […]

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  • NLG Philippines Election Delegation Publishes Report

    In early May, 2010, a seven member delegation from the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) in the U.S. traveled to the Philippines to observe their 2010 elections. This trip was part of a broader effort by the NLG to work in solidarity with human rights lawyers and people’s organizations in the Philippines. The NLG delegation found […]

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  • NLG Lawyers Issue Report on Rapes in Haiti’s Tent Cities Guild: Lawyers at IJDH, MADRE, and University of Minnesota Lead Report Team

    For Immediate Release July 27, 2010 Contact:Blaine Bookey, Esq., Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haitiblaine@ijdh.org, 415–515-8956 Rape in Haiti:Human Rights Groups Release Comprehensive Report on Violence Against Women and Girls in Post-Earthquake Haiti July 27, 2010; Port-au-Prince, Haiti — More than six months after Port-au-Prince was leveled by the January 12 earthquake, hundreds of […]

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  • NLG, AAJ, IADL Joint Report on Honduras Coup now available in English translation

    The joint report of the October 2009 joint delegation to Honduras of the National Lawyers Guild, the Association of American Jurists and the International Association of Democratic Lawyers is now available in English. This important report details the constitutional and political aspects of the coup in Honduras, and provides an important constitutional law analysis of […]

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  • Philippine Elections Rife with Violence, Irregularities and Voting System Malfunctions

    New York: Seven members of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) observed pre-electoral and election-day conditions during the Philippines’ historic election last week and found widespread irregularities, a high potential for fraud, voter machine breakdowns, military intimidation and a deadly gun battle inside the poll. NLG observers joined over 80 other observers from 12 different countries […]

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  • NLG, AAJ, IADL Joint Report on Honduras Coup now available in English translation

    The joint report of the October 2009 joint delegation to Honduras of the National Lawyers Guild, the Association of American Jurists and the International Association of Democratic Lawyers is now available in English. This important report details the constitutional and political aspects of the coup in Honduras, and provides an important constitutional law analysis of […]

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  • National Lawyers Guild Election Observation Delegation Arrives in the Philippines

    A delegation of seven members of the National Lawyers Guild arrived in Manila this week and will join several hundred international election observers to monitor the nation’s historic May 10, 2010 elections. Guild members are expected to be posted in areas throughout the archipelago, including Visayas, Luzon and Mindanao, where electoral violence and corruption are […]

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