• NLG condemns US continuing interference in Nicaragua and its democratic process

    The International Committee of the National Lawyers Guild, the oldest and largest human rights bar association of the United States, makes the following statement condemning US continuing interference in Nicaragua and its democratic process. The Guild notes that this conduct by the United States is in clear and direct violation of international law, including but not limited to the jus cogens rights of […]

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  • The Debt of Justice: Delay in Berta Cáceres case causes concern

    Paris, Tegucigalpa – May 29, 2019.- Six months ago today, seven men were found guilty of the murder of indigenous Lenca leader and human rights defender Berta Caceres and the attempted murder of Mexican environmental activist, Gustavo Castro who was also injured in the attack on March 2, 2016. Members of the Mission that observed […]

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  • Watch video: U.S. imperialist intervention in Latin America: Strategy and Analysis

    On February 13th, the International Committee of the National Lawyers Guild hosted a forum on U.S. imperialist intervention in Latin America at The People’s Forum in NYC with a focus on recent events in Venezuela and ongoing intervention in Honduras, Puerto Rico, Nicaragua, Cuba and more. The event focused on sharing analyses and strengthening strategies […]

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  • Feb. 13, NYC: U.S. Intervention in Latin America

    Wednesday, Feb. 13 6:30 pm The People’s Forum 320 W. 37th St, NYC Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2229227063765979 On February 13th, the International Committee of the National Lawyers Guild will host a forum on U.S. Imperialism in Latin America with a focus on recent events in Venezuela and ongoing intervention in Honduras, Puerto Rico, Nicaragua, Cuba and more. […]

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  • Honduras: Serious Irregularities Create Obstacles to Truth and Justice in Berta Cáceres Case

    Tegucigalpa, October 25, 2018.- The Legal Observer Mission that is observing the trial for the assassination of human rights defender Berta Cáceres expresses its serious concern about the recent exclusion from the case of the victims’ private attorneys. This action compromises the principles of a fair and impartial trial, and is the latest in a […]

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  • NLG letter to Honduran officials demands justice and accountability for murder of Berta Cáceres

    National Lawyers Guild President Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan sent a letter in Spanish on behalf of the Guild to judicial officials in Honduras on 26 July, urging justice and full accountability for the murder of Berta Cáceres, the indigenous, environmental and human rights leader slain in her home on March 2, 2016. The first hearing in […]

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  • Honduran Democracy Activist Urgently Needs Your Solidarity

    We are reposting the following call to action from the Alliance for Global Justice: Honduran democracy activist Edwin Espinal Robelo has been detained by authorities. Even though he is a civilian, he is scheduled to appear before a military tribunal this week. Espinal has been denied the right to meet with his lawyer. Click here: […]

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  • Honduras Solidarity Network statement on US recognition of Honduran election results

    Honduras Solidarity Network of North America DECLARATION DECEMBER 22, 2017 In light of today’s statement from the US Department of State congratulating Juan Orlando Hernandez on his election victory, the Honduras Solidarity Network of North America (HSN) declares the following: We reject the deceitful and arrogant position of the US government which ignores the clamor […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • Call your Representative on Thursday, July 14th and ask him/her to co-sponsor the Berta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras Act, HR 5474

    There will be a national Call-in day on Thursday, July 14th in support of The Berta Cáceres Human Rights in Honduras Act (HR-5474).  This is timed for the 3-year anniversary of the murder of Tomas Garcia by the Honduran military. Call your Representative on Thursday, July 14th and ask him/her to co-sponsor the Berta Caceres […]

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