Tag Archive: Blackwater

European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) Colloquium on Michael Ratner and Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) – Challenging the Powerful with Legal Means: Transnational Collaborative Lawyering (3/6) – Katherine Gallagher, Miriam Saage-Maaß, with Moderator: Claudia Müller-Hoff

2016 marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of the New York-based Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the passing away of its President Emeritus Michael Ratner (1943-2016), who had made CCR his political home for 40 years. In 2007,…
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International War Crimes, Palestine, Personal & Profiles

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Law and Disorder Radio – Blackwater Guards Found Guilty of 2007 Baghdad Killings – Marjorie Cohn on Drones and Targeted Killing: Legal, Moral and Geopolitical Issues – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Michael Ratner Reports on an Important Break in the Julian Assange Case Longest Case of Pre-Trial Investigation in Swedish History in which the Prosecutor has Simply Sat on Her Hands What Sweden Did Here is Divert Attention from the Underlying…
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International War Crimes, Internet Freedom

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Part One “Who Killed Che? How the CIA Got Away with Murder”: New Book Ties Johnson Admin to Guevara’s Death – Democracy Now Transcript

On Monday, the Iraqi military detained private contractors working for the U.S. after a non-lethal shooting of an eighteen year old Iraqi girl on the streets of Baghdad. The contractors worked for Almco, a Dubai-based company, and were among the…
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International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Climate Ground Zero Mountaintop Removal Activism Update – Jeremy Scahill on Blackwater – Cuba Travel Ban – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Political Prisoner Lori Berenson Released From Peruvian Prison, Sent Back For 5 Years Cordoba Center Near Ground Zero: A Distraction – Michael Smith Update                Climate Ground Zero – Update with Jimmy Tobias We get…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Annual Report – 2010 – PDF

https://ccrjustice.org/sites/default/files/assets/CCR_Annual_Report_2010.pdf CCR Annual Report 2010 Letter from the President Michael Ratner – Page 2 Case index – Pages 27- 36

Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes, Palestine

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Creative Use of Law as a Positive Force for Social Change: Confronting Torture and Extrajudicial Detention – University of Iowa School of Law – Speech Notes – PDF

Abu Omar   2009 University of Iowa Law School Speech Notes Talk I U of I 11/3/09 “Creative use of law as a positive force for social change: Confronting Torture and Extrajudicial Detention” materials clipping website Happy to be here–shared…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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2009 Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) President’s Reception – Welcome Remarks – Speech Notes – PDF

2009 CCR President’s Reception Speech Notes CCR May 6 2009 Welcome you all to President’s reception— Special time–to thank our supporters and honor a special few who have done extraordinary work with us One of our good friends came in…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – The First 100 Days: Dismantling the Police State in a New Presidency (Part 3) – Jonathan Hafetz on Enemy Combatants – Jules Lobel on the Misuse of War Powers – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

The First 100 Days – Part 3 Private Military Contractors – Susan Burke We go now to look at the abuse of force by Private Military Contractors and their role in illegal torture tactics and interrogation. In one case currently…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Annual Report – 2009 – PDF

https://ccrjustice.org/sites/default/files/assets/CCR_Annual_Report_2009.pdf CCR Annual Report 2009 Letter from the President Michael Ratner – Pages 4-5 Case Index – Pages 25-33

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Law and Disorder Radio – Charlotte Dennett on Prosecuting Bush – Michael Ratner Debates Stuart Taylor on Prosecuting High Government Officials on War Crimes and Torture – Michael Tigar on Accountability for Torture – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Updates – News: US Mulls Unusual Tactic as Blackwater Charges Loom Chevron Found Not Liable For Killings, Shootings, Torture Of Nigerian Protesters Government Contests Order to Release Innocent Uighers From Guantanamo Harper May Suspend Canada Parliament To Keep From Being…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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