Tag Archive: Assassinate

Brennan Hearings: What is the Legal Basis for Drone Targeted Killings? – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: There’s no reason why the legal argument defending targeted killing should not be made public. ACTIVIST: You are betraying democracy when you assassinate suspects! You are a shame to democracy when you [crosstalk] SEN. DIANNE FEINSTEIN (D-CA), CHAIR,…
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A Deadly Interrogation: Can The CIA Legally Kill a Prisoner? – Democracy Now Transcript

The death of Manadel al-Jamadi. He suffocated two years ago during a CIA interrogation at the Abu Ghraib prison. His head had been covered with a plastic bag and he was shackled in a crucifixion-like pose that inhibited his ability to…
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The Cannon of Christianity: Pat Robertson Calls for the Assassination of Hugo Chavez – Democracy Now Transcript

Christian televangelist Pat Robertson set off an international firestorm this week when he called for the assassination of Venezuela’s democratically elected president Hugo Chavez. We speak with journalist and author Chris Hedges and attorney Michal Ratner of the Center for…
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The Cannon of Christianity: Pat Robertson Calls for the Assassination of Hugo Chavez – Democracy Now Video

Christian televangelist Pat Robertson set off an international firestorm this week when he called for the assassination of Venezuela’s democratically elected president Hugo Chavez.

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Linder v. Calero Portocarrero – Linder v. Department of Defense, Department of State, FBI and CIA – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR 1988-1989 Docket

On April 28, 1987, Benjamin Linder , a U.S. citizen, and two Nicaraguans were murdered by the contras who attacked the site of a small dam they were building to measure the flow of water . The work was part…
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