National Lawyers Guild Urges US Government to Cease $3 Billion Annual Military Aid to Israel

For immediate release: July 18, 2014 Tasha Moro Communications Coordinator communications@nlg.org 212-679-5100 ext 15 Recent massacre of Palestinians in Gaza and ground invasion violates international law NEW YORK–The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) expresses its outrage about Israel’s ongoing indiscriminate and disproportionate attacks against Palestinian civilians and civilian objects in the Gaza Strip. Following a barrage […]

Signatories Call on White House to Investigate Beating and Detention of US Citizen and Palestinian-American Teen, Tariq Abu Khdeir

For immediate release: August 4, 2014 Tasha Moro Communications Coordinator communications@nlg.org 212-679-5100, ext. 15 The NLG and other human rights groups urge President Obama and administration to demand Israel cease the Abuse and Unlawful Detention of Palestinians Today, the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) and nine other human rights organizations sent a letter to President Obama […]

NLG Fact-Finding Delegation Calls for End of U.S.-Backed Administrative Detention of Palestinians by Israel

For immediate release: May 29, 2014 Tasha Moro Communications Coordinator communications@nlg.org 212-679-5100, ext. 15 NEW YORK – Approximately 200 Palestinians from the West Bank have been held for months or years by Israeli occupation forces without access to a just legal system, members of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) learned in a fact-finding delegation from […]

NLG Palestine Subcommittee to Observe Appeal Hearing of Slain U.S. Peace Activist Rachel Corrie

For immediate release: May 21, 2014 Contact: Delegation members Azadeh Shahshahani, NLG President (president@nlg.org) or Andrew Dalack, Palestine Subcommittee Co-Chair (ajdalack@gmail.com) By phone in Jerusalem: 972-053-426-4921 NLG National Office in New York: 1-212-679-5100, ext. 15 JERUSALEM – The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) Palestine Subcommittee will attend today’s appeal hearing before the Israeli Supreme Court in the […]

The National Lawyers Guild and other Rights Groups Call on Universities to Protect Open Debate on Palestine/Israel

For immediate release: February 6, 2014 Azadeh Shahshahani president@nlg.org (404) 574-0851 New York New York – The National Lawyers Guild and other organizations calling for human rights and for the rule of law in Palestine and Israel today urged academic institutions to reaffirm their commitment to free and open campus debate. The plea for free expression, including the right to […]