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.

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 officials…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – 70th Anniversary of the End of World War II – Wolfgang Kaleck on the Bush Torture Team Travel Restrictions – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Michael Ratner: This Year Marks Three Years of Julian Assange in the Ecuadorian Embassy Michael Ratner: Assange is in Embassy Pending Extradition to Sweden Regarding Allegations. No Charges. It’s Essentially Indefinite Detention. Michael Ratner: Wikileaks Posts the BND Transcripts (Germany…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Internet Freedom

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Law and Disorder Radio – FiSaraha International Film Festival – ACLU Lawsuit to Make Catholic Groups Provide Abortions to Undocumented Immigrants – Proposal to Award Chicago Police Torture Victims Reparations – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Attorneys Make United Nations Urgent Appeal Request for Mumia Abu-Jamal                         FiSaraha International Film Festival Co-host Michael Ratner recently attended the 11th FiSaraha International Film Festival in Africa’s Western…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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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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Law and Disorder Radio – New Cuba-US Pact and Remaining Cuban Five Prisoners Released – Scott Horton on the Torture Report – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

New Cuba-US Pact and Remaining Cuban Five Prisoners Released Attorney Michael Ratner: We’ve been covering this case for years on here. They were wrongfully convicted. They had been sent into Miami to stop Miami-Cuban terrorism against Cuba. The U.S. in…
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International War Crimes, Internet Freedom

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