(Photo: A portion of the documents leaked to NBC San Diego listing targeted journalists, activists, and an attorney.) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org TIJUANA, Mexico—Leaked US-Mexican government documents revealed both governments are maintaining a secret database targeting at least 59 journalists, activists, and an attorney as part of an intelligence-gathering mission under “Operation Secure Line,” […]
On December 11, 2018, members of the Central American Exodus sent this petition to President Trump, DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, and CPB officials urging they respect the rights of asylum seekers at the Mexico-US border: “If this situation is left unattended, the danger and vulnerability that members of this exodus are suffering in Tijuana will […]
Contact: Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan, NLG President email@example.com NEW YORK—The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) is demanding justice and accountability for the March 2, 2016 murder of internationally acclaimed indigenous and environmental activist Berta Cáceres in her home. The NLG sent a letter on July 25 urging the Honduran judiciary to ensure that the upcoming trial […]
Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1: U.S. Supreme Court, No. 05-908 2006 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 1040 The case involves affirmative action programs designed to end de facto discrimination in public elementary and secondary schools. The NLG opposes efforts to misuse the 14th Amendment to prevent such programs. This […]
Georges-v-UN_Amicus-Brief_HR Orgs_6-3-15 Joining 23 other human rights organizations, the NLG signed on to this amicus brief in support of victims of the 2010 cholera outbreak in Haiti.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mark Sullivan, Producer firstname.lastname@example.org | 831.239.6853 A delegation from the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) traveled to Honduras in August 2015 to produce a film documenting the looming threat of the first semi-autonomous zones, known as Zones for Economic Development and Employment (ZEDEs). The film titled, ZEDEs: Neocolonialism and land grabbing in Honduras is […]