Tag Archive: Asif Iqbal

Legal Combatant – Columbia Magazine – by David J. Craig – PDF

Legal Combatant Michael Ratner ’70LAW goes head-to-head with the U.S. government over the rights of Guantánamo Bay detainees.  By David J. Craig Photography by Bjorn Wallander It’s a Friday afternoon in late September, and the mood at the Center for…
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Personal & Profiles

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Held in Contempt – Financial Times – by Isabel Hilton – PDF

2004 Held in Contempt The preliminary hearings opened earlier this week in the first US military tribunals since the second world war, held in a spe­cially constructed courtroom in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. More than 700 men have been imprisoned in…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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Guantanamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom by Victoria Brittain and Gilian Slovo – Program Excerpt – The Culture Project – PDF

2004 Guantanamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom Program RASUL V. BUSH: GUANTANAMO IN THE SUPREME COURT Within a few weeks of the 9/11 attacks, CCR recognized that the tragedy would be used by the Bush administration as an excuse for…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Red Cross: U.S. May Have Committed War Crimes at Guantanamo Bay – Democracy Now Transcript and Tipton Three Report

115 page Tipton Three Report Link to the 115 Page Tipton Three report on the CCR Website https://ccrjustice.org/home/get-involved/tools-resources/publications/report-tipton-three-detention-afghanistan-and Michael Ratner, from the Center for Constitutional Rights, outlines a new report on how three British detainees were tortured in U.S. detention….
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Red Cross: U.S. May Have Committed War Crimes at Guantanamo Bay – Democracy Now Video and 115 page Tipton Three Report

Michael Ratner, from the Center for Constitutional Rights, outlines a new report on how three British detainees were tortured in U.S. detention. The men said they were beaten, shackled, photographed naked and in one incident questioned at gunpoint while in…
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The Leonard Lopate Show – Michael Ratner and Barbara Olshansky on Guantanamo NPR – Audio

http://www.wnyc.org/story/49922-michael-ratner-and-barbara-olshansky/    

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Noho Legal Corps Strikes Big Blow for Habeas Corpus – The Villager – by Jerry Tallmer – PDF

2004 Noho Legal Corps Strikes Big Blow for Habeas Corpus George Bush, meet King John. Donald Rumsfeld, here’s a map of Runnymede. It’s not far from Guantanamo. John Ashcroft, shake hands with habeas corpus. “I always cite the Magna Carta,”…
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Guantanamo: American Gulag – Destroy All Punk Magazine – by Robin Martin – PDF

2004 Guantanamo: American Gulag Guantanamo: What the World Should Know is the title of a slim and powerful volume, 161 pages, by Michael Ratner and Ellen Ray, published by Chelsea Green. The book is formatted in direct questions posed by…
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Torture, Terror and the Law – Letter to the Editor NY Times

To the Editor: ”General Took Guantánamo Rules to Iraq for Handling of Prisoners” (front page, May 13) says Maj. Gen. Geoffrey D. Miller ”won praise from the Pentagon for improving the flow of intelligence” from those imprisoned at Guantánamo. At…
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