Tag Archive: Bradley Manning

Manning and the Media – Panel Presentation – Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FkSDNN9gAco Michael Ratner, attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights, during a panel presentation on “Manning and the Media” on the eve of Bradley Manning’s long-delayed trial. Ratner and the CCR are representing Wikileaks and Julian Assange, as well as…
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Lift Assange Out of Legal Limbo – USA Today

WikiLeaks editor remains unjustly holed up in Ecuadoran Embassy two years later. A whistle-blower living in exile in Russia. A publisher seeking the asylum he has already been granted while his sources are imprisoned. This isn’t the cast of a…
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International Association of Democratic Lawyers Brussels Conference – Speech Notes – PDF

2014 International Association of Democratic Lawyers Brussels Conference Speech Notes I so appreciate this invitation to talk you today And am sorry I could not be with you in person at this important conference of the IADL with which I…
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Edward Snowden Isn’t the Only Truthteller Who Deserves Clemency – Michael Ratner – The Guardian

Last week, both the New York Times and the Guardian released editorials supporting clemency for NSA leaker Edward Snowden. Considering the important nature of Snowden’s revelations, clemency is definitely in order – and it’s about time that major outlets recognize…
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Julian Assange: Why isn’t Sweden going to London? — Majority Report Video

Analysis about why Sweden has not questioned Julian Assange about the sexual misconduct allegations. Huge diplomatic brouhaha and all that needs to happen is for Sweden to go to the UK and question him in the Ecuadorean Embassy. Discussion of…
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Law and Disorder Radio – Bradley Manning Sentenced to 35 Years – Journalist Barrett Brown Faces 105 Years in Prison – Native Hawaiian Prisoner Transfer to Arizona Private Prison – Solidarity Sing-Along: Wisconsin Labor Protests Continue – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Army PFC Bradley Manning Sentenced to 35 Years Our own Michael Ratner reports back from Fort Meade, Maryland on the day Army PFC Bradley Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking classified information to Wikileaks. As reported…
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Manning Sentencing ‘Hypocrisy’ — Before the News Video

http://beforeitsnews.com/wikileaks/2013/08/mannings-sentence-is-hypocrisy-says-assanges-attorney-michael-ratner-ccr-pres-video-2430850.html Michael Ratner, President of the Center for Constitutional Rights and Julian Assange’s attorney, talks to Jeff Durkin of We Are Change CT about his thought’s on the sentencing of Manning Wednesday, including implications of this case. Ratner spoke at…
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Law and Disorder Radio – Michael Ratner on the Bradley Manning Verdict – Jules Lobel on the Pelican Bay Prison Hunger Strike – Michael Zweig Speech at Left Forum 2013 – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

 Michael Ratner: Bradley Manning Verdict Update I’ve been doing a lot of media on this lately, doing a lot of debates. I take a firm position. He should never have been tried in the first place. He’s a hero, he’s a whistleblower….
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Manning Conviction Serious Blow To Govt Whistleblowers – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: Bradley Manning’s conviction demonstrates Obama administration’s ‘War on Whistleblowers’ in full effect . MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: It’s good to be with you, Jaisal. NOOR: So, Michael, we had you on a day before…
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