• 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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  • National Lawyers Guild initiates campaign to raise awareness of the attack on the Puerto Rican Bar Association

    San Juan, Puerto Rico: A delegation of 15 people from the National Lawyers Guild International Committee has just concluded a four day visit to Puerto Rico. Contacts: Attorney Susan Scott, 916/849-3695, syscott@progidy.net Attorney Emily Yozell, 787/368-5740, emyozell@gmail.com After conducting an onsite investigation of the Puerto Rican government’s policies aimed at individuals who promote and defend […]

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  • Report from The Honduran Presidential Elections

    Tanya Brannan I am an NLG-affiliated lawyer from Santa Rosa, California. I was part of a small delegation to Honduras over the week of Thanksgiving, 2009. The delegation was organized by Rights Action who expressly stated we were not to be election observers, because the elections were illegal and should not have happened. Instead, our […]

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  • NLG Delegation to the Philippines to Observe the May 2010 Elections

    The Philippines Subcommittee is organizing a delegation of election observers in coordination with the People’s International Observers Mission 2010 (PIOM). Philippines elections are historically marked by rampant and deliberate use of fraud, violence, terrorism and wealth by the elite and traditional politicians to perpetuate their hold on power. This election season will be no different, […]

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