• NLG joins Puerto Rican call for investigation of Dominican judges

    The National Lawyers Guild joined in a complaint by Puerto Rican organizations to the island’s Attorney General, calling for the investigation of crimes against humanity by judges from the Dominican Republic responsible for the violation of Haitians’ human rights in the Dominican Republic. The letter asks the Attorney General to hold the judges in Puerto […]

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  • Update on Puerto Rico: Task Force on the Americas to Reinitiate PR Work

    At this year’s convention, the NLG International Committee Americas Task Force made the important decision to reinitiate its work around Puerto Rico in the future. The decision came after a presentation by Judith Berkan, longtime Guild member and resident of Puerto Rico, supported by Jan Susler, also a longtime Guild member who lived many years […]

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  • International Committee appears at UN Decolonization Hearings on Puerto Rico

    Jan Susler After 400 years of Spanish colonial rule of Puerto Rico, in 1898 Spain ceded Puerto Rico to the United States, and the U.S. militarily invaded and established a military government. Over a century later, Puerto Rico continues to be a U.S. colony- one of the few juridical colonies in the world- in spite […]

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