The National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers (NUPL) was founded September 15, 2007 as a nationwide association of human rights lawyers as well as law students, paralegals and legal workers in the Philippines united by a commitment to the defense, protection, and promotion of human rights especially of the poor and the oppressed.
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This action guide is a round-up of information and resources made by and for grassroots organizations and international solidarity activists about the struggle for environmental justice.
Formed in March 2011, the Southern Border Communities Coalition (SBCC) brings together 60 organizations to ensure that U.S. border enforcement policies and practices are accountable and fair, respect human dignity and human rights, and prevent the loss of life in the region.
Baltimore Action Legal Team (BALT) provides legal support to Baltimore communities as they exercise their civil liberties protesting against injustices rooted in structural racism and economic inequality. BALT exercises a community lawyering approach because they believe that communities’ organizing efforts should drive legal advocacy. They support and advance mass defense employing a human rights and…
The East Timor and Indonesia Action Network/U.S. (ETAN) is a U.S.-based grassroots organization working in solidarity with the peoples of East Timor, West Papua and Indonesia. ETAN educates, organizes, and advocates for human rights, women’s rights, societal and economic justice, democracy and genuine self-determination in East Timor. ETAN works for justice for historic and ongoing…
The National Coalition of Law Enforcement Officers for Justice is comprised of retired and former law enforcement officers from a myriad of police agencies across the United States. This multi-cultural group was created to validate, address and resolve the problems which have permeated national news as it relates to institutionalized racism being exhibited within a…
This Practitioner’s Guide provides the prospective trial observer with practical advice on how to carry out a trial observation. It outlines the various criteria and operational aspects that need to be borne in mind when preparing for, and conducting, a trial observation. It also provides a systematic overview of the international norms and standards relating to fair trial and due process in criminal proceedings.
After almost thirty years of impunity, there may finally be some measure of justice for the six Jesuit priests and two women murdered by the Salvadoran military in San Salvador in 1989. What a U.S. court’s decision to extradite a high-ranking military officer could mean for justice and human rights in El Salvador.
Provides an objective and accurate analysis of labor rights and relations in Colombia. This document attempts to complete the bigger picture of human rights issues so policymakers have a better understanding of the reality workers face in Colombia.