Tag Archive: Attorney General Eric Holder

Court Rules Khalid Sheik Mohammed Can’t Testify About Torture – TRNN Transcript

The Michael Ratner Report: Trial has a 40 second delay on feed to journalists so military can censor testimony. MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Always good to be with you, Paul. JAY: So what do you got…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Court Rules Khalid Sheik Mohammed Can’t Testify About Torture – TRNN Video Link

The Michael Ratner Report: Trial has a 40 second delay on feed to journalists so military can censor testimony.

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Leaked Stratfor Email Suggests Secret U.S. Indictment of WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange — Democracy Now Video

The whistleblowing website WikiLeaks has published an internal email from the private intelligence firm Stratfor that suggests the U.S. Justice Department has obtained a sealed indictment against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The email is one of around five million obtained…
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Internet Freedom

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Law and Disorder Radio – Holder Calls Terrorism Sting Operations ‘Essential’ – Documentary on FBI Entrapment of Muslims – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Greg Finger: Defeating Racism is How We Eventually Define A Just Society Prisoner Strike in Georgia Prisons Julian Assange On Ice as US Prepares Indictment Secret Grand Jury Near Pentagon Not Easy To Get Assange Extradited to the United States Long Time…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Take Back the Land and the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Delegation to South Africa – Challenging Communication Management Units (CMUs) in Federal Prison – Personal Stories of FBI Entrapment – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Pope Benedict Ratzinger Accused of Covering Up Molestation Case of 200 Deaf Children Fingerprint Scans for UK Students FBI Tracks Down Those Who Travel to Cuba             Take Back the Land and the Center for…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – CIA Torture Investigation – Jake Ratner on Bolivia – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

CIA OIG Report (PDF) Attorney General Eric Holder appoints special Justice Department prosecutor John Durham to conduct a preliminary investigation into whether federal laws were violated in connection with the interrogation of certain detainees in U.S. custody.  In this lively first half…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – CODEPINK Delegation Returns from Gaza – FBI Defends Use of Informants to Spy on Mosques – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

CODEPINK Returns From Delegations To Gaza/Palestine/Israel Another delegation from Code Pink Women For Peace and other organizations brought humanitarian and emotional support to women and children in Gaza. According to human rights groups, the children of Gaza are suffering physically…
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Civil Liberties, Personal & Profiles

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You Have Been Weighed on the Scales and Found Wanting: Preventive Justice and Military Commissions – Just Left Blog – PDF

2009 You Have Been Weighed on the Scales and Found Wanting: Preventive Detention and Military Commissions Last week was a week of bad portents if we are trying to divine the direction of the Obama administration regarding some fundamental human…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Obama Should Prosecute Bush Officials Who Designed Torture Policy – The Progressive, Common Dreams and Just Left Blog Post

One of Barack Obama’s first acts as president should be to instruct his attorney general to appoint an independent prosecutor to initiate a criminal investigation of former Bush Administration officials who gave the green light to torture. At Obama’s press…
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International War Crimes

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