Greenpeace USA and the National Lawyers Guild submitted these comments to the United Nations Human Rights Committee in reference to General Comment 37 on Article 21: right of peaceful assembly. Read the document below or download the PDF. Download the PDF file .
NLG San Francisco Bay Area president and NLG International Committee member Judith Mirkinson participated in an April fact-finding trip to Haiti on the Lasalin Massacre. The NLG and the Haiti Action Committee released the following report documenting their findings, The Lasalin Massacre and the Human Rights Crisis in Haiti. “The Lasalin massacre was designed to […]
The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) is the oldest human rights bar association in the United States, with members in every state and a mission to value human rights and the rights of ecosystems over property interests. For more than a decade, the NLG International Committee has sent numerous delegations to Venezuela to observe nearly a […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: National Lawyers Guild Environmental Justice Committee (EJC) Alan Graf, National Lawyers Guild attorney and EJC member; Floyd, VA: 540-745-2519 Joel Richard Kupferman, NLG and EJC- Co-chair: 917-414-1983 The Environmental Justice Committee of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) condemns the actions of the United States Forest Service in denying basic necessities to […]
April 16, 2018 Huwaida Arraf, NLG Palestine Subcommittee Co-Chair and Co-Founder of the International Solidarity Movement: email@example.com Audrey Bomse, NLG Palestine Subcommittee Co-Chair: firstname.lastname@example.org The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) is shocked and outraged by the Israeli military’s recent slaughter of unarmed civilians peacefully protesting in Gaza during the “Great March of Return.” The NLG demands […]
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.
On June 20, 2016, NLG Puerto Rico Subcommittee Co-Chair Jan Susler made the presentation to the United Nations Decolonization Committee on behalf of the National Lawyers Guild, and NLG President Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan presented on behaf of LatinoJustice PRLDEF. “We hope [the presentation] will be useful in educating our membership on what’s happening with […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Arthur Heitzer, NLG Cuba Subcommittee Chair email@example.com| 414-273-1040, ext. 12 NEW YORK—Just three days before a nearly unanimous vote by the United Nations General Assembly on October. 27 to condemn the continued U.S. embargo of Cuba, the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) unanimously adopted a resolution urging the Obama administration to cease awaiting […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tasha Moro, Communications Director firstname.lastname@example.org | 212-679-5100, ext. 15 NEW YORK— Members of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) Heidi Boghosian and Natsu Saito, with Kathleen Cleaver of the Human Rights Research Fund, today delivered an Urgent Appeal Request on behalf of Mumia Abu-Jamal to Juan Méndez, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on […]
For immediate release: July 22, 2014 Tasha Moro Communications Coordinator email@example.com 212-679-5100, ext. 15 NEW YORK — The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) objects to the President’s decision to detain and expedite deportations of thousands of children fleeing persecution and violence in Central America. The NLG also opposes any efforts by Congress to roll back critical […]