• Open Letter to U.N. Secretary-General on Palestinian prisoners’ hunger strike

    The National Lawyers Guild joined the Center for Constitutional Rights, International Association of Democratic Lawyers, International Federation for Human Rights and Palestine Legal to write an open letter to the UN Secretary General, António Guterres, on the 37th day of a hunger strike by Palestinians in Israeli prison. The letter urged the UN to call […]

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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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  • Letter of Support for Palestinian Hunger Strikers from Lawyers, Legal Workers, Law Students and Legal Organizations

    Over 200 lawyers, law students, legal workers and legal organizations have come together to sign the following letter in support of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli prisons. Additional signatures are welcome – you may sign on at the form, or send your signature to international@nlg.org. *** We, the undersigned lawyers, legal organizations, law students and […]

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  • April 27: Call for Lawyers/Legal Workers/Law Students in Solidarity with Palestinian Prisoners – One Day Hunger Strike

    On April 27, 2017, join the National Lawyers Guild for a day of legal solidarity with Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails. Over 1,500 Palestinian political prisoners have launched a hunger strike for their basic human rights. Their demands include the right to receive family visits without denial; appropriate medical care and treatment; and an […]

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  • 20 – 21 April 2017 Lomé, Togo: International Conference on Human Rights

     International Association of Democratic Lawyers  (IADL) and Nouvelles Alternatives pour le Développement Durable en Afrique (NADDAF), affiliated to IADL Organise  INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE Co-organised by Collectif des Associations Contre l’Impunité au Togo (CACIT), WANEP Togo la Concertation Nationale de la Société Civile et l’Association Internationale des Etudiants Juristes (AIEJ Togo Chapter) “Human Rights in the context of […]

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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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  • IADL urges UN Human Rights Council to adopt ESCWA report on Israeli Apartheid

    The following statement was issued by the International Association of Democratic Lawyers, of which the National Lawyers Guild is a member organization, at the 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. Micòl Savia, IADL permanent representative at the UN in Geneva, delivered the following oral statement during the General Debate on the […]

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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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  • NLG International Calls for Release of Maruti Suzuki Auto Workers (India)

    On March 16th the National Lawyers Guild International sent a letter to the Indian Ambassador to the United States, Mr. Navtej Sarana urging the Indian government to take immediate action to save the lives of 13 Auto Workers from the Maruti Suzuki Factory. “We urge you to take immediate action to save the lives of […]

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