• August 30, Webinar: Defending land & environmental defenders in the Philippines

    Sunday, 30 August 7 pm Pacific – 10 pm New York (10 am Manila, Monday, 31 August) Join the Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/403163663990096/ Register here to join Zoom: tinyurl.com/fight4sov GUEST SPEAKERS Beverly Longid, Global Coordinator of International Indigenous Peoples Movement for Self-Determination and Liberation (IPMSDL) and International Officer of Katribu Atty. Arvin Dexter M. Lopoz (No. […]

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  • Over 100 international lawyers and lawyers’ associations urge: No to Philippines Anti-Terrorism Bill

    Over 100 international lawyers and lawyers’ associations issued an open letter to President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra, and members of the Congress of the Philippines. The urgent open letter was issued to express high levels of concern about the proposed Anti-Terrorism Bill in the Philippines, which has been harshly criticized […]

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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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  • IADL Statement: Justice and Humaneness in the Worst of Times

    The following statement of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers and endorsed by a number of National Lawyers Guild and International Committee members was released on Monday, 27 April in conjunction with the petition filed by the National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers of the Philippines, an IADL member association, with the Supreme Court of the […]

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  • NLG and IADL greet National Union of People’s Lawyers of the Philippines

    The National Lawyers Guild and the International Association of Democratic Lawyers sent greetings to the Fifth Congress of the National Union of People’s Lawyers in the Philippines from the 2019 Law for the People convention in Durham, North Carolina. NLG IC co-chairs Jackelyn Mariano, Suzanne Adely and Jeanne Mirer – also the President of the […]

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  • IADL Resolution calling on the Philippine Government to Stop the Attacks on Lawyers

    The NLG is a member organization of the IADL, the International Association of Democratic Lawyers. Jeanne Mirer, IC co-chair, is President of the IADL, and Suzanne Adely, IC co-chair, is a member of the Bureau. Progressive lawyers from around the world are involved in the IADL, and it will be holding its next international Congress […]

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  • NLGIC: Condemnation and Outrage at the Murder of People’s Lawyer Ben Ramos in the Philippines

    National Lawyers Guild – International Committee Expresses its Strong Condemnation and Collective Outrage at the Murder of People’s Lawyer Ben Ramos Benjamin Tarug Ramos, 56, Secretary General of the National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL) Negros Occidental Province Chapter was killed on November 6th, shot dead in Kabankalan, Philippines, by motorcycle-riding men while taking a […]

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  • Video: “Fighting Fascism” panel at the 2018 Law for the People Convention

    The following video is an excerpt from the panel on the rise of global fascist threats at the 2018 Law for the People convention in Portland, Oregon. The presentations here highlight some of the key issues in the United States and around the world and are meant to spark discussion about strategies to defend peoples […]

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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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  • October 23, NYC: STOP THE KILLINGS: Duterte’s War on Drugs Through the Lens of Raffy Lerma

    Duterte’s War on Drugs Through the Lens of Raffy Lerma Join the NY Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (NYCHRP) for a special event highlighting photojournalist Raffy Lerma’s work that has captured harrowing scenes of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s War on Drugs. Lerma’s photos, featured by the NY Times and other mainstream media outlets, […]

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