Tag Archive: 9/11

European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) Colloquium on Michael Ratner and Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) – Challenging the Powerful with Legal Means: Filing 100% on Principle – Post 9/11 Legal Sagas (5/6) – Baher Azmy, Manfred Nowak, with Moderator: Florian Jessberger

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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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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The World Made A Much More Dangerous Place by the U.S. Since 9/11 – TRNN Transcript

MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Sharmini, it’s good to be with you and, of course, The Real News. PERIES: So, Michael, what are your thoughts on this somber occasion of the 13th anniversary of 9/11? RATNER: As…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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The World Made A Much More Dangerous Place by the U.S. Since 9/11 — TRNN Video Link

The Real News Network The United States should have held Saudi Arabia and Pakistan criminally responsible for 9/11 instead of launching wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

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7/7 Moving Towards a Police State – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself TRNN Biographical Interview Video

Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay that he warned of a growing police state a month after 9/11, as constitutional rights continue to evaporate in the name of national security.

Civil Liberties, Personal & Profiles

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7/7 Moving Towards a Police State – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself – TRNN Biographical Interview Transcript

Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay that he warned of a growing police state a month after 9/11, as constitutional rights continue to evaporate in the name of national security. PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome back to The Real News…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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What’s behind Kerry and Kissinger’s meeting? – TRNN Transcript

  Michael Ratner: Despite being from different parties, the meeting between Kerry and Kissinger highlights the consistency of an American foreign policy based on imperialism   MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Good to be with you, Jessica,…
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International War Crimes

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What’s behind Kerry and Kissinger’s meeting? – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner: Despite being from different parties, the meeting between Kerry and Kissinger highlights the consistency of an American foreign policy based on imperialism.

International War Crimes

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Court Rules Khalid Sheik Mohammed Can’t Testify About Torture – TRNN Transcript

The Michael Ratner Report: Trial has a 40 second delay on feed to journalists so military can censor testimony.   MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Always good to be with you, Paul. JAY: So what do you…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Court Rules Khalid Sheik Mohammed Can’t Testify About Torture – TRNN Video Link

The Michael Ratner Report: Trial has a 40 second delay on feed to journalists so military can censor testimony.

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What Impact Did 9/11 Have on America? – The Guardian – Michael Ratner: ‘The loss of liberty in the wake of 9/11 will remain the legacy we have left our children’

Our panel examines the cultural and political legacy of the al-Qaida attacks and the US response in the decade since Martin Kettle, Andrea LeBlanc, Hadley Freeman, Wajahat Ali, Michael Ratner, Peter Preston, Carie Lemack and Paul Pillar Michael Ratner: ‘The…
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Civil Liberties

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