Tag Archive: Accountability

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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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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Court Reinstates Case Against Former Attorney General, FBI Director and INS Commissioner — TRNN Video Link

  Calling it a “big victory”, Michael Ratner says that after 13 years, the Center for Constitutional Rights will be able to proceed with its case against top Bush administration officials for post-9/11 abuse of immigrant detainees. administration officials for…
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Civil Liberties

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Court Reinstates Case Against Former Attorney General, FBI Director and INS Commissioner – TRNN Transcript

  SHARMINI PERIES, EXEC. PRODUCER, TRNN: Welcome to the Michael Ratner report on The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore. On June 17, a U.S. appeals court reinstated a long-running lawsuit against several Justice Department…
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Civil Liberties

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From Guantanamo to Wikileaks: Taking on the State in a Post 9/11 World – Bard College – Speech Notes – PDF

  2015 Bard College Speech Notes 9/11 paradigm shifting – constant – what needs Empire war race capitalism rampant inequality No matter the topic its always been about fighting against the US — Of course wikileaks snowden Gitmo Torture–prosecutions War—…
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Civil Liberties, Internet Freedom

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Israel’s Actions Against Palestinians Violate Human Rights – AlterNet – PDF

2014 Israel’s Actions Against Palestinians Violate Human Rights The country and its leaders must be held accountable in courts throughout the world. It’s been less than a month since Israel launched the most recent phase of its war against Hamas…
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Palestine

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Murder By The State: Accountability for Extrajudicial Killings, Occupation, Torture and Drones – Panel at Bertha Institute Social Justice Conference – Moderator’s Remarks Speech Notes – PDF

2014 Bertha Justice Conference Panel Speech Notes Murder by state seeking accountability for extrajudicial killings torture and drones Remarkable advocates activists– Haiti Colombia (in state and US companies) US — Israel Palestine Order and time 10-1145 10 min each 40…
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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…
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International War Crimes

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