Palestine

European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) Colloquium on Michael Ratner and Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) – Challenging the Powerful with Legal Means: Transnational Collaborative Lawyering (3/6) – Katherine Gallagher, Miriam Saage-Maaß, with Moderator: Claudia Müller-Hoff

2016 marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of the New York-based Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the passing away of its President Emeritus Michael Ratner (1943-2016), who had made CCR his political home for 40 years. In 2007,…
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International War Crimes, Palestine, Personal & Profiles

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UN Report: Israel Committed Unprecedented Devastation and Killings in 2014 Gaza War – TRNN Transcript

DESVARIEUX: So Michael, we have this UN report that came out about the war between Gaza and Israel back in the summer of 2014. I know you’ve been tracking it quite closely. What are some highlights? What have you picked…
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International War Crimes, Palestine

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UN Report: Israel Committed Unprecedented Devastation and Killings in 2014 Gaza War – TRNN Video Link

Next step: Palestine submits thousands of pages documenting Israeli war crimes to the International Criminal Court; if the prosecutor fails to act, legitimacy of the court will further erode, says CCR’s Michael Ratner.

International War Crimes, Palestine

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Ratner Report: The Palestine Exception to the First Amendment – TRNN Transcript

SHARMINI PERIES, EXEC. PRODUCER, TRNN: Welcome to the Michael Ratner Report on The Real News Network. As you know, Michael Ratner is a President Emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights in New York. Michael, thank you so much for…
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Ratner Report: The Palestine Exception to the First Amendment – TRNN Video Link

Any criticism of Israel and push for BDS is considered anti-Semitic – such extreme reactions are an indication of the success of the campaign. The most recent Stanford University case is another example of that success.

Civil Liberties, Palestine

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Brandeis 50th Reunion Statement – PDF

2015 Brandeis 50th Reunion Statement Brandeis began my transition into a radical that wanted to change the world and particularly take on the US role in repression and war. Where else could I hear Malcolm X, Marcel Duchamp, Allen Ginsberg…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Internet Freedom, Palestine, Personal & Profiles

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Why the $655 Million Verdict Against the PA is Not A Victory for Human Rights – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner says a US Court’s ruling against the Palestinian Authority demonstrates America’s hypocrisy towards Israel by impeding justice for victims of Israel while holding the Palestinian people collectively responsible for the acts of a few.

International War Crimes, Palestine

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Prejudicial Trial, Prejudicial Verdict: $218 Million – TRNN Transcript

PERIES: So, Michael, explain to us this case against the PLO and the PA in the United States. RATNER: It’s a really important case, unfortunately. And, of course, it’s broadened what I consider to be the power behind the colonial…
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