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Court Reinstates Case Against Former Attorney General, FBI Director and INS Commissioner — TRNN Video Link

  Calling it a “big victory”, Michael Ratner says that after 13 years, the Center for Constitutional Rights will be able to proceed with its case against top Bush administration officials for post-9/11 abuse of immigrant detainees. administration officials for…
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Civil Liberties

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Court Reinstates Case Against Former Attorney General, FBI Director and INS Commissioner – TRNN Transcript

  SHARMINI PERIES, EXEC. PRODUCER, TRNN: Welcome to the Michael Ratner report on The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore. On June 17, a U.S. appeals court reinstated a long-running lawsuit against several Justice Department…
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Civil Liberties

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Torture Team Deck of Cards – Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) – PDF

2009 Torture Team Cards 1 2009 Torture Team Cards 2 2009 Torture Team Cards 3 2009 Torture Team Cards 4 2009 Torture Team Cards 5 2009 Torture Team Cards 6 2009 Torture Team Cards Package 1 2009 Torture Team Cards…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Laws Broken With Impunity Today, Can and Will be Broken Tomorrow: Investigate and Prosecute the Torture Team – Just Left Blog Post

In his first nationally televised interview, President-elect Barack Obama made this promise: “I have said repeatedly that America doesn’t torture. And I’m gonna make sure that we don’t torture. Those are part and parcel of an effort to regain America’s…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Law and Disorder Radio – Rumsfeld Resigns, Laying the Foundation for a Police State, Part 2: Tracking the Disappeared, Guantanamo, Al-Marri & Jose Padilla – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Rumsfeld Resigns               Examining the Foundation of a Police State: Tracking the Disappeared In this second part of this four-part series, we take a look through the eyes and experiences of our guest attorneys…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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“They’ve Ruined My Life”: Torture Survivor Maher Arar Recalls how U.S. Sent Him to Syria Where He Was Jailed and Tortured For 10 Months – Democracy Now Video

Canadian citizen Maher Arar announces he will “most likely” be appealing a recent U.S. federal court ruling to dismiss his lawsuit challenging the U.S. government policy known as extraordinary rendition. The judge, David Trager, said he could not interfere in…
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International War Crimes

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“They’ve Ruined My Life”: Torture Survivor Maher Arar Recalls how U.S. Sent Him to Syria Where He Was Jailed and Tortured For 10 Months – Democracy Now Transcript

Canadian citizen Maher Arar announces he will “most likely” be appealing a recent U.S. federal court ruling to dismiss his lawsuit challenging the U.S. government policy known as extraordinary rendition. The judge, David Trager, said he could not interfere in…
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International War Crimes

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U.S. Claims Maher Arar “Extraordinary Rendition” Lawsuit Jeopardizes National Security – Democracy Now Video

The U.S. government is attempting to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Canadian citizen Maher Arar, claiming the litigation would jeopardize national security. Arar was jailed by the U.S. and secretly deported to Syria where he was held for almost a…
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International War Crimes

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U.S. Claims Maher Arar “Extraordinary Rendition” Lawsuit Jeopardizes National Security – Democracy Now Video

The U.S. government is attempting to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Canadian citizen Maher Arar, claiming the litigation would jeopardize national security. Arar was jailed by the U.S. and secretly deported to Syria where he was held for almost a…
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International War Crimes

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William Alanson White Institute, Lighthouse International – Freedom and Psychoanalysis – Speech – PDF

2004 White Institute Lighthouse International MICHAEL RATNER AT LIGHTHOUSE INTERNATIONAL Thank you, Dr. Bose and welcome everyone this afternoon. Just a year and a half ago, I don’t think I had actually heard of the White Institute. I had heard…
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Civil Liberties, Uncategorized

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