• Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico: Cancel the debt – emergency relief now

    Following years of colonialism and the intensified assault of austerity in the past several years, Puerto Rico is suffering from the destruction caused by Hurricane Maria and the massive impact of climate change. As the National Lawyers Guild International Committee, we demand the immediate cancellation of Puerto Rico’s debt. We also join the many calls […]

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  • 5 things you can do RIGHT NOW to support Palestinian hunger strikers!

    National Lawyers Guild, International  joins USPCN Call for a Week of Action in support of 1500 Palestinian political prisoners entering their 37th day on hunger strike! As the over 1,500 Palestinian political prisoners enter their 37th day on hunger strike, the risks to their health are increasingly grave, so urgent actions in solidarity are of critical importance.  […]

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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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  • International Days of Action to Free the Maruti 13. The Struggle is Global!

    The Provisional Working Committee of Maruti Suzuki Workers Union (Haryana, India) have called for International Days of Protest on April 4th & 5th. (See below). Call your local Indian Embassy! Email & Use Social Media! Let the Indian government know that we demand the Release of the #Maruti13! Join the Facebook page for the protest: https://www.facebook.com/events/252366611893421/ […]

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  • Free Issa Amro Campaign: Sign Petition for Palestinian Human Rights Defender

    The National Lawyers Guild International Committee is a member of the Free Issa Campaign, an alliance of groups and organizations working to defend Palestinian human rights defender Issa Amro against an unjust Israeli occupation military trial. Please go to http://FreeIssa.org/ to sign the petition. Dear United Nations Secretary General António Guterres and UN High Commissioner […]

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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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  • Call to Action: Defend the #RightToBoycott in California – Stop unconstitutional anti-BDS legislation

    Across the country, anti-Palestinian, pro-occupation organizations and legislators are trying to suppress the growing movement for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel – a grassroots movement that holds Israel accountable for its ongoing violations of Palestinian human rights. Palestine Legal has established a reference for these types of bills across the United States at righttoboycott.org. NLG […]

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  • #RiceNotBullets #FastForFilipinoFarmers April 7-8

    As the National Lawyers Guild is a member of the International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP), our comrades in the ICHRP Northern California Network have invited us to participate in a 24-hour solidarity fast with the farmers and Lumad victims of the Kidapawan massacre. The fast will begin on April 7 at 9pm EST (April […]

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  • Take Action: Call the White House and Congress to Act on Palestinian Hunger Striker’s Detention

    The NLG’s Palestine Subcommittee sent the attached letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro. We urge all NLG committees and members to forward this action alert and participate in calling in for Mohammed al-Qeeq, now on his 85th day of hunger strike: The National Lawyers Guild Palestine […]

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  • TAKE ACTION To REALLY Normalize Relations with Cuba!

    We are asking your support for the  Emergency Resolution on Cuba which the NLG Convention in Oakland unanimously passed on October 24, 2015. It urges President Obama to use his expansive legal authority to substantially lift the continuing U.S. economic blockade of Cuba, instead of waiting and blaming Congress for not fully repealing the 55 […]

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