Tag Archive: Attorney Carey Shenkman

It’s Been Two Weeks Since a UN Panel Declared That Julian Assange Should Be Freed. Why Is He Still Detained? – The Nation

It’s time to end Julian Assange’s arbitrary detention at the hands of Sweden and the United Kingdom. By Melinda Taylor, Carey Shenkman and Michael Ratner On February 5, the United Nation’s highest authority on detention, the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD), found that our client…
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Internet Freedom

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UN Victory in Assange Case – Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Blog – with Melinda Taylor and Carey Shenkman

In a major legal victory for international human rights law, the UN acknowledged the risk of extradition to the United States faced by journalist Julian Assange. This decision marks a significant development in the law of detention, and has enormous…
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Internet Freedom

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Wikileaks Revelations Expose US NSA Tentacles Reaching into Allied Governments Around the World – TRNN Transcript

DESVARIEUX: So Michael, so many revelations coming out this week, WikiLeaks revelations. Can we just talk about some of the most significant ones? RATNER: This week and last week. I actually wanted to address two topics. One is the revelations…
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Civil Liberties, Internet Freedom

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Wikileaks Revelations Expose US NSA Tentacles Reaching into Allied Governments Around the World – TRNN Video Link

CCR’s Michael Ratner breaks down how documents expose United States economic and political spying as CCR calls on UN to protect publishers as well as whistleblowers.

Civil Liberties, Internet Freedom

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Law and Disorder Radio – Heidi Boghosian Speech at Dissent Under Surveillance Panel – Al McCoy on the Senate Report on CIA Torture – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Hosts Look Back at Several Legal Cases of 2014 Professor Steven Salaita Case Update Palestinians Join International Criminal Court After UN Rejection Michael Ratner: There is an Immediate Jurisdiction in the ICC on the Occupied Territories Michael Ratner: Guantanamo Statistics…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes, Internet Freedom, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – 9/11 Memorial Museum Protests Over Islamophobic Video – Carey Shenkman on Journalist Shield Laws – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Michael Ratner: Guantanamo Bay Prisoner Exchange Five Taliban in Exchange for a U.S. Prisoner Held in Afghanistan 149 Detainees Left in Guantanamo Prison – 88 Cleared for Release Michael Smith Reports on Highlights of the 2014 Left Forum    …
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Internet Freedom

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