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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Law and Disorder Radio – Steven Salaita Hired by American University of Beirut – Greece Economic Crisis Update – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

FBI Wants Access to Encrypted Communications Michael Ratner: Wikileaks – All the Chancellor’s Men Wikileaks July 4th Published Cables Trade and Services Agreement Cables Right-Wing, US-Orchestrated Protests Erupt in Ecuador Michael Ratner: Implications for Julian Assange         Hillary…
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International War Crimes, Internet Freedom, Palestine

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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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Law and Disorder Radio – Play: Emmett, Down in My Heart – The United States, Saudi Arabia and the War in Yemen – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

U.S. Continues to Not Officially Recognize Armenian Genocide on 100th Anniversary Constitution and Freedom of Speech Threatened in Wake Of Anti-Boycott (BDS) Legislation in US and Israel University of Southampton Cancels Conference After Government, Israel Lobby Pressure Michael Ratner Exposes…
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Civil Liberties, 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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Palestine

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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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Law and Disorder Radio – Israeli Journalist Amira Hass on Israeli Elections and Palestinian Refugees – Jewish Voice for Peace and Students for Justice in Palestine Grow – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Israeli Journalist Amira Hass: Israeli Elections and Palestinian Refugees Last week during Israeli elections, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed that as long as he leads the country, there will be no Palestinian state, according to the Times of Israel….
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Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood – Nantina Vgontzas on Syriza and the Greek Debt Crisis – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Michael Ratner: Jury Awards $218.5 Million in Terrorism Case Against Palestinian Groups                        The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood The National Football League, Mattel’s Girl Scout Barbie Doll, and even…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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