International Committee Events at the NLG Convention
The following schedule highlights activities of the International Committee and IC members at the Convention. There’s a whole schedule of important activities – learn more online at the schedule: https://www.nlg.org/2017programming/ Events take place at : Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 Metro: Union Station UDC School of Law, 4340 Connecticut Ave […]Continue reading
CLE Registration: ” The Use of International Law to Confront the Trump Agenda” – join us August 3!
International Committee CLE: The Use of International Law to Confront the Trump Agenda Online Registration This CLE will take place on Thursday, August 3 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the UDC David A. Clarke School of Law:4340 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008. (Map). NLG Convention participants, non-participants and all interested lawyers, legal workers and law […]Continue reading
National Lawyers Guild statement in support of Oscar López Rivera and the National Puerto Rican Day Parade
The National Lawyers Guild has a long and proud history of calling for the release of Oscar López Rivera and others imprisoned for seeking the freedom of their people. We stand behind the National Puerto Rican Day Parade’s decision to honor him in the 2017 parade, just as we stand behind Oscar’s humble decision to […]Continue reading
Open Letter to U.N. Secretary-General on Palestinian prisoners’ hunger strike
The National Lawyers Guild joined the Center for Constitutional Rights, International Association of Democratic Lawyers, International Federation for Human Rights and Palestine Legal to write an open letter to the UN Secretary General, António Guterres, on the 37th day of a hunger strike by Palestinians in Israeli prison. The letter urged the UN to call […]Continue reading
5 things you can do RIGHT NOW to support Palestinian hunger strikers!
National Lawyers Guild, International joins USPCN Call for a Week of Action in support of 1500 Palestinian political prisoners entering their 37th day on hunger strike! As the over 1,500 Palestinian political prisoners enter their 37th day on hunger strike, the risks to their health are increasingly grave, so urgent actions in solidarity are of critical importance. […]Continue reading
Letter of Support for Palestinian Hunger Strikers from Lawyers, Legal Workers, Law Students and Legal Organizations
Over 200 lawyers, law students, legal workers and legal organizations have come together to sign the following letter in support of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli prisons. Additional signatures are welcome – you may sign on at the form, or send your signature to firstname.lastname@example.org. *** We, the undersigned lawyers, legal organizations, law students and […]Continue reading
April 27: Call for Lawyers/Legal Workers/Law Students in Solidarity with Palestinian Prisoners – One Day Hunger Strike
On April 27, 2017, join the National Lawyers Guild for a day of legal solidarity with Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails. Over 1,500 Palestinian political prisoners have launched a hunger strike for their basic human rights. Their demands include the right to receive family visits without denial; appropriate medical care and treatment; and an […]Continue reading
20 – 21 April 2017 Lomé, Togo: International Conference on Human Rights
International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) and Nouvelles Alternatives pour le Développement Durable en Afrique (NADDAF), affiliated to IADL Organise INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE Co-organised by Collectif des Associations Contre l’Impunité au Togo (CACIT), WANEP Togo la Concertation Nationale de la Société Civile et l’Association Internationale des Etudiants Juristes (AIEJ Togo Chapter) “Human Rights in the context of […]Continue reading
Take Action: Calls needed for Berta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras Act
The NLG International Committee is recirculating this appeal from the Nicaragua-US Friendship Office of the Americas: The Berta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras Act – HR 1299 has 44 Congressional Co-Sponsors to date. (See list below.) However, your calls are still needed! Human and Environmental Rights Defenders continue to be targets of persecution and political violence […]Continue reading
International Days of Action to Free the Maruti 13. The Struggle is Global!
The Provisional Working Committee of Maruti Suzuki Workers Union (Haryana, India) have called for International Days of Protest on April 4th & 5th. (See below). Call your local Indian Embassy! Email & Use Social Media! Let the Indian government know that we demand the Release of the #Maruti13! Join the Facebook page for the protest: https://www.facebook.com/events/252366611893421/ […]Continue reading