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Guantánamo Exclusive: Former Chief Prosecutor, Ex-Prisoner Call on Obama to Close Prison – Democracy Now Transcript

On the 10th anniversary of when the United States began detaining terror suspects at its Guantánamo Bay military base in Cuba, we speak with a former prisoner and the ex-chief U.S. prosecutor, who both call for the Obama administration to…
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Guantánamo Exclusive: Former Chief Prosecutor, Ex-Prisoner Call on Obama to Close Prison – Democracy Now Video

On the 10th anniversary of when the United States began detaining terror suspects at its Guantánamo Bay military base in Cuba, we speak with a former prisoner and the ex-chief U.S. prosecutor, who both call for the Obama administration to…
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Post 9/11 Wars and Violations of Civil Liberties Continue – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: Obama administration has reversed very little of Bush policy. PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Toronto. Nine/Eleven was a great crime against the people in the world trade centers,…
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Civil Liberties

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Post 9/11 Wars and Violations of Civil Liberties Continue – TRNN Video Link

Compressed description of the repressive domestic policies since 2001. Obama administration has reversed little of the BUSH policy.

Civil Liberties

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What Impact Did 9/11 Have on America? – The Guardian – Michael Ratner: ‘The loss of liberty in the wake of 9/11 will remain the legacy we have left our children’

Our panel examines the cultural and political legacy of the al-Qaida attacks and the US response in the decade since Martin Kettle, Andrea LeBlanc, Hadley Freeman, Wajahat Ali, Michael Ratner, Peter Preston, Carie Lemack and Paul Pillar Michael Ratner: ‘The…
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Civil Liberties

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Obama’s National Security State – Interview – International Socialist Review – PDF

  Michael Ratner interviewed by Anthony Arnove Issue #74: Interviews Michael Ratner is president of the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and is adjunct professor of law at Columbia University Law School. Ratner has also been a lecturer of international…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Internet Freedom

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Law and Disorder Radio – Filmmaker Vadim Jean on the Angola 3 – Shane Kadidal on Obama and Guantanamo – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Rights Groups Release Documents from (ICE) Agency FOIA Lawsuit Groups Call “Secure Communities” Program a Racial Profiling Dragnet that Undermines Community Policing and Public Safety Descendants Appeal to UN Over Latest Mamilla Cemetery Demolitions            …
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Law and Disorder Radio – Naomi Wolf on Guantanamo Under Obama – Mohammed Jawad Case Update – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Naomi Wolf – Guantanamo Bay: The Inside Story Has President Obama begun to honor his promise to close Guantanamo detention camp and undo secretive detention and interrogation policies within the year? Author and political consultant Naomi had to find out…
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Obama and the Future of the Imperial Presidency: Abuses of Power and Redressing the Wrongs of the Bush Administration – New York Society for Ethical Culture Advocacy Forum – Speech Notes – PDF

2009 Obama and the Imperial Presidency Speech Notes Ethical March 25 2009 Changes—half way measures; half full or empty Crawling out of a dark pit— Rolling back the practices—where are we– Gitmo 2 baskets 3 baskets; ec definition; bagram habeas;…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Arbitrary Justice: Trials of Bagram and Guantanamo in Afghanistan – Teenage Detainee Mohammed Jawad at Guantanamo – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Updates: Haitian Death Squad Leader Toto Constant Found Guilty of Mortgage Fraud Michael Ratner and Lawsuit Against Revolutionary Front For Haitian Advancement and Progress Antiwar Activists Win 2 Million Settlement from New York City: Carlyle Group Protest A Look At…
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