Tag Archive: Amnesty International

The Peter B. Collins Radio Show – Guantanamo – Audio Interview

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Law and Disorder Radio – BP Oil Disaster in the Gulf of Mexico – ICE Media Offensive – Omaha Two Case – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Accountability Project: Judge Garzon Update: Case Corrupted, Spanish War Crimes Now Highlighted Massive Protest in Madrid: 65,000 Rally for Judge Baltasar Garzon Times Square Bomber Allowed to Breach Fortress America? CCR Files Civil Rights Complaint on Behalf of Democracy Now! Journalists…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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The Trial of Donald Rumsfeld – Amnesty International Magazine – with Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR)

2009 The Trial of Donald Rumsfeld In response to the attacks of September 11, 2001, top officials of the Bush administration authored an era of torture, rendition and secret detention—criminal acts for which they must be held accountable. In his…
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International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Protests Mark 6 Years of Guantanamo – Yemeni Guantanamo Detainees – Remembering Philip Agee – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

World Marks GTMO’s Sixth Year January 11th marks six years of imprisonment for the more than 300 prisoners at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba. Last year on Law and Disorder we had taken listeners through a brief history of…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Law and Disorder Radio – Troy Davis 90-Day Stay of Execution – National Lawyers Guild Report on Punishing Protest – Marjorie Cohn on Cowboy Republic: Six Ways the Bush Gang Has Defied the Law – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Troy Anthony Davis Update: 90-Day Stay of Execution The Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles granted a 90-day stay of execution to Troy Davis. On July 16, less than 24 hours before Troy Davis was scheduled to be executed…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Stop the Execution of Troy Davis – Drug Policy Reform – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Help Stop The Execution of Troy Davis Troy Davis was sentenced to death in Georgia, for the murder of a police officer. The case against him consisted entirely of witness testimonies that were full of inconsistencies, even at the…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – Sexual Violence Against Indigenous Women – Conscientious Objectors from Vietnam to Iraq – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Maze of Injustice: The failure to protect Indigenous Women from sexual violence in the USA A recent Amnesty International study on the sexual violence against indigenous women in the United States exposes a disturbing trend in human rights abuse….
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – Air Quality at Ground Zero – Drug Provision of the Higher Education Act – Amnesty Report on Guantanamo Bay Prison Conditions – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Why Did Pulitzer Ignore Juan Gonzalez’s Reporting on Air Quality at Ground Zero? Co-hosts Michael Ratner and Michael Smith commend the valuable investigative journalism by columnist and Democracy Now cohost, Juan Gonzalez. Gonzalez had written extensively about the air quality…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Law and Disorder Radio – State Secrets Panel – Tasers, Part 3 – Lynne Stewart, Part 2 – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

State Secrets Panel – Center for Constitutional Rights We bring the voices of lawyers who are suing the government for keeping state secrets. What is a state secrets privilege and why should we be concerned? State secrets have been used…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Left Forum – Elaine Jones on the Death Penalty – Suzanne Vega and Collective Soul at Amnesty’s Make Some Noise Concert – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

The Left Forum We hear excerpts from speeches delivered by co-hosts Michael Ratner and Michael Smith at the Left Forum this year. The Law and Disorder panel was named Ten Minutes To Midnight, a reference Michael Smith later explains as…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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