Philippines Subcommittee

The Philippines Subcommittee works closely with people's movements and people's lawyers in the Philippines, challenging the role of the US in the Philippines, including struggling against US bases in the Philippines. Works on issues of political prisoners, peasants and workers struggles, indigenous struggles, and related concerns.

Archive of Philippines Subcommittee materials, 2006-2014

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Palestine Subcommittee Updates

  • January 26, Online Launch of the People’s Academy of International Law

    Please join us for the webinar launch of… The Monique and Roland Weyl PEOPLE’S ACADEMY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW   Thursday, January 26 1 pm UTC (5 am PT, 8 am ET, 2 pm CET, 10 pm JST) Register to attend: International law is in crisis. For too long, reactionary forces have tried to strip progressive […]

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  • March 16, Investigate PH – First Report: Official Public Release

    Hear from Jeanne Mirer, President of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers, and Suzanne Adely, President-Elect of the National Lawyers Guild (both co-chairs of the International Committee) among other global Commissioners on March 16th for the first report release of #InvestigatePH, a people-led independent international investigation of human rights violations in the #Philippines under #Duterte,. […]

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  • 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: Register here to join Zoom: 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 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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