Tag Archive: Journalist Anton Woronczuk

Obama Administration Leaves Door Wide Open for Torture to Occur Again – TRNN Transcript

ANTON WORONCZUK, TRNN PRODUCER: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Anton Woronczuk in Baltimore. We’re joined now by Michael Ratner. He’s the president emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights in New York, and he’s also a board member…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Obama Administration Leaves Door Wide Open for Torture to Occur Again – TRNN Video Link

The Obama administration should be judged by its actions, not by its pious words, says Michael Ratner, President Emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights.

International War Crimes

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Sweden Violates Assange’s Human Rights – TRNN Transcript

Laughable “decision” refuses to dismiss Assange warrant & recognize his asylum . WORONCZUK: So, Michael, what have you been working on this week? RATNER: Well, this week has been an important week and a big week for thinking about how we’re…
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Internet Freedom

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Where’s the Outrage Over Spying on Muslim Civil Rights Leaders? – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: NSA and FBI spying on the lawful political activity of Muslim Americans, as revealed by The Intercept, is no different than the surveillance of Martin Luther King, Jesse Jackson, and other black civil rights leaders. Thanks for being…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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Where’s the Outrage Over Spying on Muslim Civil Rights Leaders? – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner: NSA and FBI spying on the lawful political activity of Muslim Americans, as revealed by The Intercept, is no different than the surveillance of Martin Luther King, Jesse Jackson, and other black civil rights leaders.

Civil Liberties, Palestine

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10 Years Since Historic Legal Victory Protecting Rights of Guantanamo Detainees – TRNN Transcript

WORONCZUK: So what do you have for us this week? RATNER: Well, I want to talk about a case that the Center for Constitutional Rights and I was deeply involved in, and it has to do, of course, with Guantanamo–not…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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10 Years Since Historic Legal Victory Protecting Rights of Guantanamo Detainees – TRNN Video link

Michael Ratner: 10 years after the Center for Constitutional Rights won a major civil rights case that ended or limited torture of Guantanamo detainees, 149 people remain in detention though 88 detainees have been cleared for release

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Assange Remains Trapped in Ecuadorian Embassy Two Years Later – TRNN Transcript

WORONCZUK: So, Michael, I understand it’s now the second anniversary of Julian Assange’s stay in the Ecuadorian Embassy. RATNER: Yes. June 19 is the actual two-year anniversary of when Julian Assange walked into the embassy and requested political asylum. As…
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Internet Freedom

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