Tag Archive: Attorney Clive Stafford Smith

Michael Ratner’s Army – The New York Review of Books – by David Cole

As Barack Obama looks to the end of his tenure as president and commander-in-chief, the prison camp he inherited at Guantánamo Bay remains one of his most frustrating challenges. He promised to close it on his second day in office….
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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Law and Disorder Radio – Lawyers You’ll Like: Charlie Abourezk – Speech by Michael Ratner on From Guantanamo to Wikileaks: Taking on the State in a Post-9/11 World – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Mumia Spurs Bill to Block Publicity-Seeking Criminals (Son of Sam Law) Guantanamo Bay Prisoner Files Historic Lawsuit Against Obama Over Force-Feeding       Lawyers You’ll Like – Charlie Abourezk As part of our Lawyers You’ll Like series, we talk with…
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Speech Notes for Event Marking 10th Anniversary of Rasul v. Bush – PDF

2014 10th Anniversary of Rasul v Bush Great to see all my friends here Heroes in this long struggle insure fundamental rights to our clients; close gitmo esp nice gita 1st one to visit gitmo after rasul order– all Grown…
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Columbia Oral History Part One & Two – Transcript PDF & Link to Columbia Archive Transcript

With handwritten corrections Columbia Oral History Part One Columbia Oral History Part Two Columbia Transcript   http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/ccoh_assets/ccoh_10539519_transcript.pdf

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Unjust Extradition of British Citizens to the US Must Stop – Public Meeting on US-UK Extradition – Speech Notes – PDF

2012 Public Meeting on US-UK Extradition Speech Notes UNJUST EXTRADITION OF BRITISH CITIZENS TO THE US MUST STOP Public Meeting Wednesday 23rd May 6-8pm Hend House (also Zakat House), 233 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2 8EE Meeting in support of Syed…
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International War Crimes

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Guantanamo Remembered: 10 Years – CagePrisoners, Reprieve, IHRC Event – Video

On the tenth anniversary of Guantanamo Bay’s opening, CagePrisoners, Reprieve and the Islamic Human Rights Commission, co-hosted an event in order to reflect on the impact of a decade on the lives of those in Guantanamo and their families.

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The Legal Campaign Against American Torture – Jadaliyya – by Lisa Hajjar

Torture, like genocide and crimes against humanity, is a gross crime under international law. The right not to be tortured is constituted through the prohibition of practices that purposefully cause harm (physical and/or psychological) to persons who are in custody…
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Personal & Profiles

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Guantanamo Remembered: 10 Years – Chat with Panel – UK – Video

Moazzam Begg (CagePrisoners), Clive Stafford Smith (Reprieve), Sami Al-Haji (Aljazeera), Michael Ratner (Center for Constitutional Rights), Massoud Shadjareh (IHRC) talk openly about their experiences, why Guantanamo is still open and the need & effective measures to help close it, at…
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