• Will Israel’s Gaza Massacres Finally Prod the ICC into Action?

    The following article – containing interviews with Suzanne Adely, International Committee co-chair and Audrey Bomse, Palestine Subcommitee co-chair – was originally published at Mint Press News on October 26th, 2018. We republish the article below:  By Joe Catron  THE HAGUE — As the Great March of Return by Palestinians in the Gaza Strip nears its eighth month, […]

    Continue reading
  • Sign on: International Lawyers Campaign for the Investigation and Prosecution of the Crimes Committed Against the Palestinian People

    The National Lawyers Guild – a member of IADL – is an endorser of the following statement. We urge members and supporters to also join the statement, open to signatures by lawyers, jurists, law students, legal workers, legal organizations, trainee lawyers and law academics, among others: We, the International Association of Democratic Lawyers,1 invite you to […]

    Continue reading
  • IADL condemns military intervention in Syria

    The following statement was released by the International Association of Democratic Lawyers, of which the National Lawyers Guild is an affiliate: The International Association of Democratic Lawyers, a non-governmental organization founded in 1946, with member associations throughout the world and with consultative status in ECOSOC, condemns the April 13, 2018 airstrikes by the United States, […]

    Continue reading
  • Turkey: IADL Protests the Arrest of Lawyer Selçuk Kozağaçlı and Demands his Immediate Release

    The following statement was issued by the International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL), of which the NLG is a member organization. Jeanne Mirer, IC co-chair, is also President of the IADL, and IC co-chair Suzanne Adely is a member of the IADL’s Bureau. The International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) is a non-governmental organization of […]

    Continue reading
  • Joint statement on President Trump’s visit to Japan and South Korea

    On the occasion of the visit of US president Trump to Japan and South Korea, we demand an end to the US- DPRK escalation in military threats. On September 19, 2017, in his first appearance before the United Nations, President Donald Trump threatened to totally destroy North Korea, showing absolute contempt and disregard for all […]

    Continue reading
  • IADL statement of shock and alarm on the situation of the Rohingya in Myanmar

    The following statement was issued by the International Association of Democratic Lawyers, the global alliance of progressive lawyers of which the NLG is a member:  The International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) expresses its shock and alarm at the reported massacres of the Rohingya Community of Rakhine province carried out by the Army of Myanmar.  […]

    Continue reading
  • IADL President and NLG IC CoChair Submits Letters to Government Officials on Peter Erlinder’s Behalf

    Jeanne Mirer, President of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers and NLG IC CoChair, has submitted letters to various government officials requesting intervention on Peter Erlinder’s behalf. Erlinder is currently being detained in Rwanda under the charge of “genocide ideology.” To read the letters, click here. For more information about Peter Erlinder’s arrest, please read […]

    Continue reading
  • International Conference to Continue the Battle to Permanently Prohibit Nuclear Weapons and all weapons of mass destructio

    The next bureau meeting of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers will be in Paris, France. It will take place on Thursday April 22nd and Sunday April 25th. In between those dates the IADL will be hosting an international conference entitled: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE To Continue the Battle to Permanently PROHIBIT NUCLEAR WEAPONS AND ALL WEAPONS […]

    Continue reading
  • IADL Warns Against “Electoral Charade” in Haiti

    Kim Ives, Haiti Liberte This past week saw outcry from legal professionals around the globe against the election fiasco unfolding in Haiti after the Provisional Electoral Council’s exclusion of former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide’s Lavalas Family party (FL) and 13 others from parliamentary elections set for Feb. 28 and Mar. 3, 2010. On Dec. 11, the […]

    Continue reading
  • NLG’s Jeanner Mirer elected to IADL presidency

    Our own NLG IC member Jeanne Mirer was elected to a four year term as President of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers. Congrats to Jeanne. She is the first NLG member and first woman to head the IADL. Osamu Niikura of Japan was elected Secretary General.

    Continue reading