Tag Archive: Abu Ghraib

The Pinochet Principle: Bush Defends Torture in the Name of National Security – Democracy Now Transcript

We speak with the president of the Center for Constitutional Rights Michael Ratner about U.S. torture policy, ignoring national and international law and the Bush administration claim that the right to set aside law is “inherent in the president.” Attorney…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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The Pinochet Principle: Bush Defends Torture in the Name of National Security – Democracy Now Video

We speak with the president of the Center for Constitutional Rights Michael Ratner about U.S. torture policy, ignoring national and international law and the Bush administration claim that the right to set aside law is “inherent in the president.”

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), et al. v. Deptartment of Defense, et al.

https://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/torture-foia-aclu-ccr-et-al-v-dept-defense-et-al ACLU, CCR, et al. v. Dept. of Defense, et al. is a lawsuit that charges the Department of Defense and other government agencies with illegally withholding records concerning the abuse of detainees in U.S. military custody. The case was…
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Litigating Against Torture: From Guantanamo to Abu Ghraib (Draft) – with Peter Weiss – PDF

2004 Litigating Against Torture: From Guantanamo to Abu Ghraib We have a serious problem in the United States. Our highest officials, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, Former CIA Director George Tenet, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, General Miller and other high…
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Ignoring Geneva Conventions Will Put More Americans, POWs at Risk – The Progressive

The Iraqi prisoner abuse scandal shows just how far the Bush administration has departed from the Geneva Conventions and their requirements that all prisoners, no matter their status, be treated humanely. Those conventions, as a bottom line, prohibit torture, outrages…
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International War Crimes

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Guantanamo: What the World Should Know – with Ellen Ray – PDF

2004 Guantanamo: What the World Should Know

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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