Today, prisoners across Alabama have ended a 10-day strike that started May 1 (International Workers’ Day) to protest unpaid labor and horrendous conditions, already reporting retaliation by prison officials.
CLEVELAND, OHIO ― This week, the Ohio Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild (Ohio NLG) and the Cleveland Branch of the NAACP received over a dozen reports of door knocks at the homes of local activists and community members by law enforcement officials with the Department of Homeland Security, Secret Service, Federal Bureau of Investigation's’ Cleveland Field Office, Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Department, and Cleveland Division of Police.
LONDON, RAMALLAH, NEW YORK—Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights (LPHR), the Palestinian Human Rights Organisations Council (PHROC) and the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) have submitted a joint complaint to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of Human Rights Defenders concerning the Israeli authorities travel ban imposed on Mr Omar Barghouti and other adverse repercussions he has faced apparently due to his prominent involvement in the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.
Our 2016 Haywood Burns Fellowship for Social and Economic Justice recipients are starting their public interest placements! Support the next generation of peoples lawyers by donating now at www.nlg.org/donate/haywoodburns
The DC Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild will host our annual reception on Thursday, June 30, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Mulebone. We will honor Michael Tigar and Eugene Puryear. Please join us for good food and great conversation as we celebrate the successes of the progressive legal movement!