• Sign on: Protest the attacks on Dayvid Bacelar, coordinator of the United Federation of Oil Workers in Sao Francisco do Conde, Bahia, Brazil

    This open letter and sign-on statement is initiated by the National Lawyers Guild International Committee, the National Lawyers Guild Labor and Employment Committee and the International Association of Democratic Lawyers. Sign on: http://bit.ly/brazilletter We welcome all signatures from legal and human rights organizations, lawyers, legal workers, law students and labor rights advocates. PLEASE SIGN BEFORE […]

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  • April 8, Webinar: Dr. Keanu Sai to Present on the Hawaiian Kingdom, United States and International Law

    Dr. Keanu Sai,  co-chair of the NLG’s Hawaiian Kingdom Subcommittee, will be presenting as part of a Centre for International Legal Studies at the Jindal Global Law School in India and the Addis Ababa University IHL Clinic in Ethiopia webinar series on Thursday, April 8. The series focuses on semi-colonialism and international law. The program […]

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  • Video: State Repression and the Persecution of Lawyers in Turkey

    In honor of Lawyer’s Day in Turkey, the National Lawyers Guild hosted a program discussing government repression in Turkey, in particular the persecution of lawyers. Speakers: Umit Büyükdag – Former  president of CHD. (Progressive Lawyers Association Naim Feyzullah Eminoğlu, member of CHD, lawyer from People`s Law Office Yildirim Deniz, uncle of Ebru Timtik Moderator: Kerry McLean, NLG […]

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  • April 5: State Repression and the Persecution of Lawyers in Turkey

    Monday, April 5 11 am Eastern (8 am Pacific, 6 pm Turkey) Register to join on Zoom: http://bit.ly/turkeylawyers In honor of Lawyer’s Day in Turkey, the National Lawyers Guild presents a program discussing government repression in Turkey, in particular the persecution of lawyers. Speakers: Umit Büyükdag – Former  president of CHD. (Progressive Lawyers Association Naim Feyzullah Eminoğlu, […]

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  • Justice for the El Hiblu 3!

    The National Lawyers Guild International Committee is a signatory of the statement below: JUSTICE FOR EL HIBLU 3 A reminder of the second anniversary of the rescue and subsequent detention of young migrants known as the El Hiblu 3 In Malta, three young migrants risk life imprisonment for having helped fellow asylum seekers to escape […]

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  • March 16, Investigate PH – First Report: Official Public Release

    Hear from Jeanne Mirer, President of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers, and Suzanne Adely, President-Elect of the National Lawyers Guild (both co-chairs of the International Committee) among other global Commissioners on March 16th for the first report release of #InvestigatePH, a people-led independent international investigation of human rights violations in the #Philippines under #Duterte,. […]

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  • March 17: Commission of Inquiry on Systemic Racist Police Violence: Reflections and Next Steps

    Commission of Inquiry on Systemic Racist Police Violence: Reflections and Next Steps Wednesday, March 17 1 pm Eastern time – 6 pm in Geneva (10 am Pacific) Register to join: https://bit.ly/inquiryevent This side event will share information about. the International Commission of Inquiry on Systemic Racist Police Violence Against People of African Descent in the […]

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  • Appeals court ruling strikes down Arkansas anti-BDS law in win for Palestinian rights, free expression

    The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals struck down Arkansas’ anti-BDS law in a ruling issued today, February 12, a clear victory against unconstitutional legislation attempting to silence advocacy for Palestinian rights. The National Lawyers Guild and Project South had filed an amicus brief in Arkansas Times, LP v. Mark Waldrip, et. al, challenging the anti-boycott […]

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  • NLG Joins the International Call to #StandwithFarmers in India

    February 8, 2021 — The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) International Committee (IC) joins the international call to support farmers in India engaged in the largest general strike in history. Since fall 2020, farmers in the states of Punjab and Haryana have been opposing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Prime Minister Narendra Modi administration’s three farm […]

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  • George Floyd, Jacob Blake, Tamir Rice, many more: This week’s hearings at the International Commission of Inquiry

    Please join us this morning, Monday, January 25 at the online hearings of the International Commission of Inquiry on Systemic Racist Police Violence against People of African Descent in the U.S. to hear testimony from attorneys and a family member during the hearings for the George Floyd case and the Jacob Blake case. George Floyd’s murder captured the attention […]

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