Tag Archive: Chelsea 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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Law and Disorder Radio – Assessing the Record of US Attorney General Eric Holder – Speech by Katherine Franke on Academic Freedom, Political Dissent and the Case of Steven Salaita – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Moazzam Begg Freed After Terrorism Charges Dropped 149 Inmates in Guantanamo Bay Prison – 79 Approved for Transfer            U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Evaluation Michael Ratner and Heidi Boghosian draw a balance sheet on the…
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From Guantanamo to Wikileaks: Taking on the State in a Post 9/11 World – Brooklyn Law School – Speech Notes – PDF

2014  From Guantanamo to Wikileaks: Taking on the State in a Post 9 /11 World

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Internet Freedom

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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 Truth Teller 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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NYT Editorial Backs Snowden but Fails Other Whistleblowers – TRNN Transcript

New York Times recognizing Snowden should spur backing of other whistleblowers. MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: It’s good to be with The Real News again in the new year. NOOR: So, Michael, I know there’s been a…
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