Tag Archive: Activism

European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) Colloquium on Michael Ratner and Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) – Challenging the Powerful with Legal Means: Back to the Streets – Black Lives Matter (6/6) – Vince Warren with Moderator: Claire Tixteire

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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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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Michael Ratner, Pioneering Civil and Constitutional Rights Lawyer, Dies at Age 72 – AlterNet – by Steve Rosenfeld

Michael Ratner, one of America’s great human rights crusaders and constitutional lawyers whose lifetime of activism began in 1960s protests, died Wednesday of complications from cancer. He was 72. Ratner’s work spanned five decades and more than a dozen countries….
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Personal & Profiles

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Julian Assange: Stratfor Hacker Jeremy Hammond Guilty Plea Part of Crackdown on Journalism, Activism — Democracy Now Video

Jeremy Hammond of the hacktivist group Anonymous has pleaded guilty to hacking into the private intelligence firm Stratfor, the FBI and other institutions. Hammond says his goal was to shed light on how governments and corporations act behind closed doors. Some five…
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Internet Freedom

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Law and Disorder Radio – Guantanamo Hunger Strike Update – Rashid Khalidi on Brokers of Deceit: How the U.S. Has Undermined Peace in the Middle East – Judge Affirms Civilians’ Right to Sue Military for Spying on Peace Activists – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Please Sign the Lynne Stewart Compassionate Release Petition Anniversary of Collateral Murder Video Release University Stadium Victory – GeoCorp Prisons             Guantanamo Hunger Strike Update Attorney Omar Farah speaks with Michael Ratner about a hunger strike…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Internet Freedom, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Gabriella Coleman on Coding Freedom: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Hacking – Documentary: Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Pope’s Resignation May Make International Prosecution Easier All Charges Dropped for Occupy Protesters A Call for Drastic Changes in Educating New Lawyers                                    …
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Civil Liberties, Internet Freedom

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Law and Disorder Radio – Roger Wareham on the Central Park Five Civil Suit – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal Freedom 7 Case Challenging NDAA of 2013 – Pack the Courtroom: Wednesday February 6th, 2013, 10:00 AM – Room 1505, 40 Foley Square CCR and NLG Team Up to Provide Legal…
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