Saturday, February 16, 2019

National Lawyers Guild calls upon President-Elect Obama to close Guantanamo, opposes national security courts

After September 11, 2001, George W. Bush established the Guantánamo Bay prison to enable the United States to imprison non-Americans indefinitely outside the reach...

IADL organizes successful conference on the Cuban Five in Paris

IADL organised on April 19, 2008 a successful seminar on the Cuban Five in Paris on the theme: Human Rights, Law and the Miami...

Signatories of the online petition for Chin Peng

We, the undersigned, urge the Malaysian Government to honor its obligations under the Haadyai Peace Agreement. WE FURTHER URGE the United Nations to use its...

IADL Bureau holds successful meeting in Tokyo

The Bureau of the IADL met on May 7-8, 2008 after successfully participating in the Global Article 9 Conference in Tokyo planned by many...

Article 9’s global scope

Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution is not just a provision of the Japanese law; it also acts as an international peace mechanism towards...

Global Article 9 campaign Background

Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution renounces war as a means of settling international disputes and prohibits the maintenance of armed forces and other...

Agent Orange: Legal team and IADL meet with victims association in Hanoi

From March 18 to 22 2008, the legal team met with Vietnam Association for the Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (VAVA)  in Hanoi to map...

National Union of Peoples Lawyers (Philippines) joins IADL

April 15th, 2008 The recently founded National Union of Peoples Lawyers from the Philippines applied for IADL membership. The application was accepted at the IADL...

Atty. Edre Olalia adresses UN Human Rights Council on behalf of IADL on killings...

Speaking before the United Nations Human Right Council’s (UNHRC) 7th session on March 13, lawyer Edre Olalia backed the recommendation of Hina Jilani, special...

Philippines: Attacks on lawyers

Excerpt from Repression & Resistance, The Filipino People vs Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, George W. Bush, et. al., Permanent Peoples' Tribunal Second Session on the Philippines,...