• #WeStandWithNerdeen – NLG IC supports Palestinian law student targeted for attacks

    The National Lawyers Guild International Committee expresses our strongest solidarity with our colleague and fellow Guild member, future people’s lawyer Nerdeen Kiswani, a second-year law student at CUNY School of Law. In the past days, Nerdeen has been subjected to a targeted racist campaign not only threatening and attacking her with hundreds of messages and […]

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  • Sept. 21 – Join the NLG IC CLE at the Convention: The Law of Occupation

    Join the NLG International Committee’s CLE program on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, as part of the NLG Convention! The four-hour CLE will take place at 9 am Pacific/12 pm Eastern time. To participate in the CLE, you must register for the NLG Convention. You can attend all Convention events as part of your registration – […]

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  • Important Webinars of Interest on May 14

    There are three important webinars of interest on May 14, 2020 for International Committee members. Please send your webinars and online events to international@nlg.org to make sure they are listed here! USPCN National Webinar in commemoration of the Nakba – moderated by IC Co-Chair Suzanne Adely. Thursday, 14 May, 11:30 am Pacific/1:30 Central/2:30 EasternWatch on […]

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  • CALL TO ACTION: Protect Palestinian-American researcher Ubai Aboudi from Israeli military detention

    Ubai Aboudi is a Palestinian-American civilian, father, researcher, educator, director of the Bisan Center for Research and Development who was abducted by Israeli military without charges on November 13, 2019. Ubai was also working to support Scientists for Palestine in organizing the Third International Meeting on Science in Palestine, which took place on January 10-12, 2020, at […]

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  • NLG takes a stand against legislation targeting Palestine advocacy in Arizona

    The National Lawyers Guild, its International Committee, Palestine Subcommittee and Central Arizona chapter joined a collective letter calling on members of the Arizona Senate to reject proposed legislation, SB 1143 and HB 2683. These bills attempt to impose the so-called “IHRA definition of anti-Semitism” to define hate crimes. The IHRA definition and, especially, its associated […]

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  • New article focuses on prisoner hunger strikes and the globalized use of force-feeding

    Azadeh Shahshahani of Project South, past president of the National Lawyers Guild, and Priti Arvind Patel of the Capitol Area Immigrants’ Rights Coalition authored a new article in the Michigan Journal of Race and Law, published at University of Michigan Law School: “From Pelican Bay to Palestine: The Legal Normalization of Force-Feeding Hunger-Strikers.” Hunger-strikes present […]

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  • NLG & Project South File Amicus Brief Challenging Arkansas’ Anti-BDS Bill

    The National Lawyers Guild and Project South have filed an amicus brief in Arkansas Times, LP v. Mark Waldrip, et. al, challenging Arkansas’ Anti-BDS law. The case is on appeal to the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals. Such anti-boycott laws which trample upon the First Amendment have passed in dozens of states across the country […]

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  • Feb. 27, NYC: Defeating Lawfare – Palestine, Academic Freedom and Activism

    Wednesday, February 27 6:00 pm CUNY Graduate Center 365 5th Avenue, Room 5414 (5th Floor) at 5th Ave and 34th St New York City Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2307168412628778/ In 2017-2018, Professor Rabab Abdulhadi, her legal team and a very broad-based movement of Palestine solidarity activists and allies fought a harrowing battle to stop efforts by the Lawfare […]

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  • NLG letter to Rep-Elect Rashida Tlaib in support of her comments on the right to boycott

    The National Lawyers Guild sent the following letter to Rep.-Elect Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) in support of her comments on the right to boycott and Palestine. Her comments came in response to attacks on fellow newly elected Rep.-Elect Ilhan Omar (D-Minn) in support of the BDS movement. The letter also emphasized the importance of working together […]

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  • NLG letter supporting Rep.-Elect Ilhan Omar’s comments on BDS and Palestine #WeStandWithIlhan

    The National Lawyers Guild sent the following letter to Representative-Elect Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) in support of her comments on the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement and Palestinian human rights. In particular, the NLG expressed its appreciation of her opposition to the ongoing legislative attempts to criminalize and suppress human rights campaigners for Palestine. See the […]

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