• Irish Ship “Rachel Corrie” Joins Free Gaza Fleet: Humanitarian Flotilla Sails in May

    Press Release, Wednesday, March 31, Free Gaza Movement, Ireland — More info here. Free Gaza Movement to Launch Cargo Ship from Ireland Yesterday the Free Gaza Movement bought a 1200 tonne cargo ship at an auction in Dundalk, Ireland. The vessel had been impounded a year ago following an inspection by the International Transport Federation […]

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  • NLG Members urged to Contact Congress Immediately and Write Editorials on Gaza

    Steve Goldberg According to a report in Saturday’s Oregonian, the House of Representatives is poised to pass a nonbinding resolution (House Resolution 867) condemning the U.N. report on war crimes committed by Israel and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. The House should unequivocally reject this resolution and the United States government should resolutely support consideration […]

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  • Defending Human Rights Defenders Joint Report by Addammeer, Stop the Wall, & NLG

    Addameer, Grassroots Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign, & NLG submit report on Israeli suppression of Palestinian human rights activism against the Wall for UN investigation. I ntervention by Special Rapporteurs Sought Ramallah, 9 February 2010 ~ Special Rapporteurs of the UN Human Rights Council should intervene with relevant Israeli authorities in all cases of Palestinian human rights […]

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  • Two Important Resources on Gaza: Links to IADL White Paper & NLG Gaza Delegation Report

    A White Paper by the International Association of Democratic Lawyers explains the reasoning and legal bases underlying IADL’s condemnation of the Israeli bombardment and invasion of Gaza. And a Final Report by the NLG’s Delegation to Gaza states the evidence establishing the case that the Israeli military committed significant violations of international law. Important New […]

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  • Guild Joins Many NGOs in Letter to Asst. Secretary Posner

    Foreign Assistance Act Mandates Report to Congress on Israel’s Human Rights Record The Foreign Assistance Act mandates the U.S. Department of State to report annually to Congress on the human rights records of all states receiving foreign assistance. Multiple NGOs, including the Guild, addressed concerns about Israel to the Obama administration’s new Assistant Secretary of […]

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  • Guild Urges Egypt to Heed International Law Obligations on Gaza Marchers & Convoy

    Safe Passage for All Gaza Freedom March Members and Entire Viva Palestina Convoy If the Government of Egypt fails to allow passage to Gaza of the entire Viva Palestina aid convoy of 250 trucks carrying humanitarian supplies, and all 1,400 members of the Gaza Freedom March, it may be in breach of its obligations under […]

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  • Help the Guild Defend Imprisoned Palestinian Human Rights Defenders

    Defend Human Rights Defenders in Palestine: Read & download the Flyer on the Anti-Wall Prisoners and Imprisoned Human Rights Defenders Palestinian human rights defenders, particularly those involved in campaigns of mass popular struggle against the Israeli annexation wall, have recently been targeted, at an escalating rate, for political imprisonment – including prominent, internationally-known spokespeople and […]

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  • Video: NLG Delgation to Gaza: Report to NLG Convention

    Video of presentations by Radhika Sainath, Reem Salahi, Tom Nelson, and James Leas  

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  • Israel Declares Shooting Of American An “Act Of War” To Avoid Compensation

    Israel has declared the shooting of unarmed American demonstratorTristan Anderson in the West Bank to be an “act of war” in a bid to avoid compensating his family. The Israeli Army Ministry sent a lettercontaining this declaration to the Anderson family’s lawyers, according to attorney Leah Tsemel who is perusing a civil suit against the […]

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  • Impact of Federal Anti-Boycott And Other Laws On BDS Campaigns

    NLG International Committee issues legal memo for activists BDS activists should be aware that there is a federal law containing anti-boycott provisions – the Export Administration Act of 1979 (“Act”) – that opponents of an Israel boycott may assert makes boycotting Israel illegal. This memo is intended to provide you with responses to this assertion […]

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