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NLG Passes Resolutions Supporting Prison Abolition and Normalized Relations with Cuba

At its annual Law for the People Convention held this year in Oakland, CA, NLG membership voted to pass two resolutions: one supporting the abolition of prisons, and another calling on the US Government to formally normalize relations with Cuba—both of which exemplify the Guild's mission of holding human rights over property interests.

Over 100 refugees, mostly South Asians, go on hunger strike over Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Hunger Strike Detention Center
November 28, 2015

As US families celebrated Thanksgiving, over 100 refugees held at three immigration detention facilities engaged in a nationwide hunger strike. Hunger strikers are calling for an end to detentions and deportations, among other demands.