Tag Archive: Abu Ghraib

Michael Ratner: One Year Later, Still a Hero – Center for Constitutional Rights Legal Director – Baher Azmy

https://ccrjustice.org/home/blog/2017/05/11/michael-ratner-one-year-later-still-hero The day I learned of Michael Ratner’s passing, one year ago today, I had to travel to Richmond, Virginia to argue an appeal related to one of the Abu Ghraib torture suits CCR brought against an odious private military…
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International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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Law and Disorder Radio – Blackwater Guards Found Guilty of 2007 Baghdad Killings – Marjorie Cohn on Drones and Targeted Killing: Legal, Moral and Geopolitical Issues – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Michael Ratner Reports on an Important Break in the Julian Assange Case Longest Case of Pre-Trial Investigation in Swedish History in which the Prosecutor has Simply Sat on Her Hands What Sweden Did Here is Divert Attention from the Underlying…
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International War Crimes, Internet Freedom

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American Exceptionalism at Play in Interpreting the Convention on Torture – TRNN Transcript

Back in 2009, upon taking office, President Obama issued an executive order that forbade cruel interrogations and practices of torture by U.S. officials anywhere, including the CIA. In 2005, standing up against the Bush administration, Mr. Obama (then Senator Obama)…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Federal Court Dismisses All Charges Against Dr. Sami Al-Arian – Supreme Court Delivers Blow to Organized Labor – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Chilean Court Finds American Journalist Charles Horman was Murdered with Help of US Government – CCR Case Appeals Court Rules Victims of Torture at Abu Ghraib May Sue Private Military Contractor CACI – Al-Shimari v. CACI Happy Birthday to Julian Assange from Law…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Internet Freedom

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Columbia Oral History Part One & Two – Transcript PDF & Link to Columbia Archive Transcript

With handwritten corrections Columbia Oral History Part One Columbia Oral History Part Two Columbia Transcript   http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/ccoh_assets/ccoh_10539519_transcript.pdf

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Al McCoy on Torture and Impunity: The US Doctrine of Coercive Interrogation – Boston Police Spying on Activists – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Supreme Court Decision on Qualified Immunity: Dick Cheney NYPD Turned Young Man into Informant: Mosque Crawler                 Torture and Impunity: The U.S. Doctrine of Coercive Interrogation It’s an undisputed fact: both the George…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Guantanamo: Broken Promises, Broken Lives – Law and Disorder Radio Transcript – Just Left Blog Post

Michael Ratner: January 11th, here we are. We’ve completed ten years after 9/11, going into the eleventh year. The tenth anniversary of Guantanamo opening. On the actual anniversary, January 11th, I will be in London commemorating the opening of Guantanamo…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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