• An Open Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry regarding the Murder of Honduran Indigenous and Environmental Activist Berta Cáceres

    March 10, 2016 Download this letter as a PDF. [Para leer la carta en español, haga clic aquí.] Dear Secretary of State Kerry, We write in shock and deep sorrow regarding the murder of Honduran human rights and environmental defender Berta Cáceres, founder and general secretary of the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations […]

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  • NLG, AAJ, IADL Joint Report on Honduras Coup now available in English translation

    The joint report of the October 2009 joint delegation to Honduras of the National Lawyers Guild, the Association of American Jurists and the International Association of Democratic Lawyers is now available in English. This important report details the constitutional and political aspects of the coup in Honduras, and provides an important constitutional law analysis of […]

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  • NLG, AAJ, IADL Joint Report on Honduras Coup now available in English translation

    The joint report of the October 2009 joint delegation to Honduras of the National Lawyers Guild, the Association of American Jurists and the International Association of Democratic Lawyers is now available in English. This important report details the constitutional and political aspects of the coup in Honduras, and provides an important constitutional law analysis of […]

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  • NLG Condemns Disciplinary Actions by Honduran Supreme Court Against Judges, Magistrate, and Public Defender

    The National Lawyers’ Guild sent the following letter to the president of the Honduran Supreme Court protesting disciplinary action taken against Honduran judges for protesting against the ouster of President Zelaya last year. Click here to download the letter (pdf).

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  • Report from The Honduran Presidential Elections

    Tanya Brannan I am an NLG-affiliated lawyer from Santa Rosa, California. I was part of a small delegation to Honduras over the week of Thanksgiving, 2009. The delegation was organized by Rights Action who expressly stated we were not to be election observers, because the elections were illegal and should not have happened. Instead, our […]

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  • Delegation probes coup in Honduras

    Jennifer Moore Since June 28 when the Honduran military shot their way through the backdoor of President Zelaya’s private residence, kidnapping and forcibly expatriating him to Costa Rica, the de facto regime has maintained that Zelaya’s removal was a constitutional transfer of power. For its part, the Obama Administration has condemned the ouster, but stopped […]

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  • Honduras: NLG Task Force of the Americas Speaking Out

    Press Info, Report and Letters to Government issued Since June 28 when the Honduran military shot their way through the backdoor of President Zelaya’s private residence, kidnapping and forcibly expatriating him to Costa Rica, the de facto regime has maintained that Zelaya’s removal was a constitutional transfer of power. For its part, the Obama Administration […]

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  • Zelaya Returns to Honduras! NLG Message from Honduras Joint Delegation

    Emily Yozell and Lucy Rodriguez were in Honduras from August 24-30 with our joint delegation with AAJ and IADL. We have posted their Preminary Report in Spanish and will post the English translation when we can. A final report should be available in the next few weeks. Meanwhile, there are important new developments with Zelaya’s […]

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  • HONDURAS MISSION — Informe Preliminar – English Version to Follow

    Informe Preliminar Resumen Preliminar de la Visita de la Misión Internacional de Observación de la Asociación Americana de Juristas (AAJ), el National Lawyers Guild (NLG), la Asociación Internacional de Juristas Democráticos (IADL) y la Asociación Internacional Contra la Tortura (AICT) sobre la Situación de Crisis en Honduras Causada por el Golpe de Estado y el […]

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  • Honduras NLG/AAJ/IADL Delegation Returns: Op Ed from NLG’s Emily Yozell

    A joint delegation of the Guild, AAJ and IADL returned on August 30 after a busy five day mission to Tegucigalpa. Their report will be posted at the Task Force on the Americas website in English and Spanish as soon as completed. Press Release August 31, 2009 Fact-finding mission of international jurists returns from Honduras […]

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