Tag Archive: Attorney General Alberto Gonzales

WESPAC Foundation Awards Dinner – Speech Notes – PDF

2008 WESPAC Speech Notes Sunday April 12 08 Wespac speech final I. I am proud to stand here among the activists of Wespac—Front lines for a long time— Special relationship —Connie Hogarth for a long time— Dottie Zellner—- Old acquaintance—called…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Lynne Stewart Case Update – Pro-Independence Puerto Ricans Subpoenaed by NYC Grand Jury – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Hosts Update – US Attorney General Refuses to Say Waterboarding Is Torture                             U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Hears Lynne Stewart’s Arguments Law and…
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War Crimes Suit Filed in Germany Against Rumsfeld, Other Top U.S. Officials Over Prisoner Torture – Democracy Now Audio Link

https://www.democracynow.org/2006/11/14/war_crimes_suit_filed_in_germany Attorneys with the Center for Constitutional Rights filed a war crimes lawsuit today in Germany against outgoing Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, and other high-ranking U.S. officials, for their role in the torture of prisoners in Iraq and Guantanamo. We…
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International War Crimes

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Lawyers File War Crimes Charges Against Rumsfeld and Others in German Court – Revolution newspaper – PDF

2006 Lawyers File War Crimes Charges Against Rumsfeld and Others in German Court On November 14, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), the International Federation for Human Rights, Germany’s Republican Attorneys’ Association, and other groups and individuals filed a formal…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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War Crimes Suit Filed in Germany Against Rumsfeld, Other Top U.S. Officials Over Prisoner Torture – Democracy Now Transcript

Attorneys with the Center for Constitutional Rights filed a war crimes lawsuit today in Germany against outgoing Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, and other high-ranking U.S. officials, for their role in the torture of prisoners in Iraq and Guantanamo. We go…
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Above the Law – Salon – Michael Ratner with Sara Miles

Bush claims the right to spy on everything — including attorney-client conversations. When will Americans have the decency to be shocked? MICHAEL RATNER, WITH SARA MILES It’s hard to remember how shocked Americans used to be when their presidents broke…
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Civil Liberties

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British Human Rights Lawyer Gareth Peirce and “Enemy Combatant” Co-Author Victoria Brittain Blast U.S.-Run Prison at Guantanamo Bay – Democracy Now Transcript

As we focus on the case of former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg, we speak with Victoria Brittain, co-author of his book, “Enemy Combatant: A British Muslim’s Journey to Guantanamo and Back” and leading British human rights lawyer, Gareth Peirce…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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British Human Rights Lawyer Gareth Peirce and “Enemy Combatant” Co-Author Victoria Brittain Blast U.S.-Run Prison at Guantanamo Bay – Democracy Now Video

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Law and Disorder Radio – Protesters Turn Their Backs on Attorney General Alberto Gonzales at Georgetown – Bush War Crimes Commission – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Protesters turned their backs on Attorney General Alberto Gonzales at Georgetown Law School Some protesters wore hoods, while nearly a third of the students at the event turned away as US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales attempted to justify illegal…
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Michael Ratner on Spying & Civil Liberties — CounterSpin Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting Audio Link

http://www.fair.org/audio/counterspin/CounterSpin122305.mp3 This week on CounterSpin: The White House has been under scrutiny for a variety of civil liberties– and human rights-related policies. In mid-December, George Bush reluctantly agreed to support Senator John McCain’s so-called anti-torture legislation. Also in December, the New York Times revealed that…
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