Indigenous Peoples Rights Committee

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The Indigenous Peoples Rights Committee is organized to take up the struggles of indigenous peoples in the US and throughout the world. 


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Indigenous Peoples Rights Updates

  • Announcing National Lawyers Guild delegation to Colombia: August 3-10, 2019

    The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) announces its upcoming delegation to Colombia to be held from August 3 – 10, 2019. This delegation continues the Guild’s on-going solidarity work in Colombia and Latin America, particularly given Colombia’s geopolitical importance, the rise of the far right in the region and the increasing political and military alliance with […]

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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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  • December 9-16 NLG Delegation to Colombia: Application and Details

    NATIONAL LAWYERS GUILD DELEGATION TO COLOMBIA December 9 – 16, 2016 The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) announces its upcoming delegation to Colombia to be held from December 9-16, 2016. This timely delegation comes on the heels of many important landmarks, including the recent people’s plebiscite on the Peace Accords between the Colombian government and the FARC-EP […]

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  • National Lawyers Guild Statement of Solidarity with Standing Rock Sioux Tribe against Dakota Access Pipeline

    The National Lawyers Guild (NLG), the oldest and largest human rights bar association in the United States, by its International Committee, its Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Committee and its Environmental Human Rights Committee,  as well as the NLG’s Environmental Justice Committee and Labor and Employment Committee, stands in solidarity with the sovereign Oceti Sakowin Oyate (the Great Sioux […]

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  • Rio minus 20: A Call for Global Grassroots Action

    By Andrew Reid The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, also known as Rio+20, was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from June 13 to June 22. Andrew Reid, chair of the Environmental Human Rights Committee and the Indigenous Peoples Rights Subcommittee, attended the conference, and the alternative People’s Summit, representing the International Association of […]

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