• 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, […]

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  • International Committee Schedule for the Law For the People Convention 2018

    The following schedule contains items organized or co-organized by the International Committee of the National Lawyers Guild, its working groups and subcommittees. There are many more events of interest to IC members taking place at the Convention, including the Anti-Racism Training, TUPOCC Meeting, Keynote speech with Kshama Sawant, Awards Banquet and much more! For full […]

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  • Honduras: Serious Irregularities Create Obstacles to Truth and Justice in Berta Cáceres Case

    Tegucigalpa, October 25, 2018.- The Legal Observer Mission that is observing the trial for the assassination of human rights defender Berta Cáceres expresses its serious concern about the recent exclusion from the case of the victims’ private attorneys. This action compromises the principles of a fair and impartial trial, and is the latest in a […]

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  • Urgent: International Solidarity Needed with Migrant Caravan at Mexico’s Southern Border

    Thousands of migrants from throughout Central America have joined the caravan that originated in Honduras, which is currently resuming its advance towards the U.S after initially being violently repressed at Mexico’s southern border with Guatemala by Mexican authorities. The Trump administration has targeted this mobilization with threats to close the U.S-Mexico border. The caravan is […]

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  • International Tribunal of Conscience hearings in Mexico City, November 2-3

    PLEASE JOIN US! INTERNATIONAL TRIBUNAL OF CONSCIENCE TO HOLD HEARINGS IN MEXICO CITY NOV. 2-3 WITHIN FRAMEWORK OF VIII WORLD SOCIAL FORUM ON MIGRATION AND THE GLOBAL ASSEMBLY OF THE INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS’ ALLIANCE The International Tribunal of Conscience of Peoples in Movement is organizing special hearings in Mexico City Nov. 2nd and 3rd focused on serious […]

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  • Video: Full Webinar on Global Repression of Dissent – Palestine, Puerto Rico and the Philippines

    The NLG’s National Office has made available a full recording of this webinar on global repression and resistance, filmed on 3 August 2018. Panelists from the NLG International Committee who discussed state and corporate repression of people’s movements in Palestine, Puerto Rico and the Philippines. (Other recordings of previous NLG webinars are available for streaming at the […]

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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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  • Register online for NLG International Committee CLE 2018: Protecting Our Future – Defend Voting Rights and Mitigate Climate Change

    CLE Registration: Protecting Our Future – Defend Voting Rights and Mitigate Climate Change NLG International Committee CLE 2018: Protecting Our Future – Defend Voting Rights and Mitigate Climate Change This CLE will take place on Thursday, November 1 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the NLG Law for the People Convention in Portland, Oregon […]

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  • NLG, Rights Groups Tell Universities Across the U.S. to Stand Up For Students and Faculty Under Attack

    The following post is reposted in its majority from Palestine Legal: https://palestinelegal.org/news/rights-groups-tell-universities-protect-free-speech The NLG, Palestine Legal and 13 national civil rights and social justice groups wrote to 280 U.S. universities this week to demand that they take forceful action to protect free speech in response to targeted harassment by right-wing Israel advocacy groups. The letter describes the climate […]

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  • 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, […]

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