The NLG-NYC joins our national organization and hundreds of other legal and human rights organizations in condemning Israel’s ongoing acts of armed aggression against the occupied people of Palestine. Read the full statement here.
The new issue of New York City News is here! This issue reports on the Chapter’s work over the last year with Occupy Wall Street, the Stop Stop and Frisk campaign, the Muslim Defense Project, and other important work of the Chapter. New features include clickable links to articles and video from the Spring Fling. View the issue here or click on the cover below.
NLG “Know Your Rights” Booklet Now Available in Arabic, NLG-NYC Establishes Muslim Defense Committee
The NLG National Office‘s popular “Know Your Rights” booklet is now available in Arabic and may be downloaded here. The 14-page booklet was published in response to the ongoing unwarranted surveillance of Muslim, Arab and South Asian communities by local and federal law enforcement agencies. Call the NLG National Office at 212-679-5100 to order a free print copy of the booklet.
The New York City Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG-NYC) recently formed its Muslim Defense Committee to provide legal support to the Muslim, Arab and South Asian communities in the New York metropolitan area and beyond. Read the Muslim Defense Committee’s November 14, 2011 statement in which it condemns the NYPD and CIA surveillance, harassment, infiltration and persecution of Muslim, Arab and South Asian communities and demands an independent investigation. Learn more about the work of the NLG-NYC’s Muslim Defense Committee by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.