Tag Archive: Abdulrahman al-Awlaki

Law and Disorder Radio – The Dallas 6: Abuse in Solitary Confinement – Rutgers University to Give Condoleezza Rice Honorary Degree – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Court Dismisses Lawsuit Challenging U.S. Drone Killings of Three Americans Al Jazeera: Revealed: Senate Report Contains New Details on CIA Black Sites                     The Dallas 6: Abuse in Solitary Confinement In…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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“Off With His Head”: Court Upholds Obama’s Power to Kill — TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner: There have been no criminal prosecutions for illegal actions committed by the U.S. in the name of national security since 9/11.

International War Crimes

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“Off With His Head”: Court Upholds Obama’s Power to Kill – TRNN Transcript

MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Good to be with The Real News again. WORONCZUK: So what do you have for us this week? RATNER: Well, you know, I think about drone killings a lot. And I think…
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International War Crimes

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Yes Mr. President, This Is Who We Are – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner and Paul Jay analyze President Obama’s defense of his drone and Guantanamo policies – a policy based on continuing US dominance in the Middle East; Obama’s speech was interrupted by Code Pink’s Medea Benjamin.  BARACK OBAMA, U.S. PRESIDENT:…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Holder’s Letter Does not Rule Out Targeting US Citizens Outside of Country (Non-citizens Can Be Killed Anywhere) – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: Rand Paul’s filibuster forces Attorney General to acknowledge US president can not order the killing of US citizens on American soil but does not rule out the global campaign of targeted assassinations. MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Holder’s Letter Does not Rule Out Targeting US Citizens Outside of Country (Non-citizens Can Be Killed Anywhere) – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner: Rand Paul’s filibuster forces Attorney General to acknowledge US president can not order the killing of US citizens on American soil but does not rule out the global campaign of targeted assassinations.

International War Crimes

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Obama Writing “Rules” for Killing People with Drones – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: Pres. Obama debating rules that allow him to kill extra-judicially anyone considered an enemy combatant anywhere in the world including US citizens and by logical extension, within the United States. MICHEAL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS:…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Obama Writing “Rules” for Killing People with Drones – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner: Pres. Obama debating rules that allow him to kill extra-judicially anyone considered an enemy combatant anywhere in the world including US citizens and by logical extension, within the United States

Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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CAIR Los Angeles 16th Annual Banquet – Speech Notes – PDF

Human rights lawyer Michael Ratner delivered an earnest keynote address at CAIR-LA’s 16th Annual Banquet. Ratner described the “assault” of Islamophobia on civil liberties in America, and the importance of CAIR’s work in safeguarding those liberties and upholding the constitutional…
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Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Occupy Wall Street: Activist Tim Weldon and Attorney Margaret Ratner-Kunstler – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Al-Awlaki’s 16-Year-Old Son, a US Citizen, Also Killed Who Killed Che? How The CIA Got Away With Murder                       Occupy Wall Street – Think Tanks and Organizing Like many protesters…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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