Tag Archive: Contras

Remembering Michael Ratner – Louis Proyect – Blog

(Image TecNica Volunteers) Michael Ratner, one of the most effective and respected constitutional rights attorneys in the USA and president emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights, died of cancer yesterday. The NY Times ran an obit that was noteworthy for…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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Law and Disorder Radio – FiSaraha International Film Festival – ACLU Lawsuit to Make Catholic Groups Provide Abortions to Undocumented Immigrants – Proposal to Award Chicago Police Torture Victims Reparations – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Attorneys Make United Nations Urgent Appeal Request for Mumia Abu-Jamal                         FiSaraha International Film Festival Co-host Michael Ratner recently attended the 11th FiSaraha International Film Festival in Africa’s Western…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Gallatin Global Fellowship in Human Rights, NYU – Speech Notes – PDF

2015 NYU Speech Notes NYU Vasuki Nesiah 11–moving to listen Admire commitment and global south and areas of liberation struggles–Ireland Actual physical courage-Egypt Palestine Israel particularly close to me And political courage lgbtq rights; (Uganda) so Africa and anc relation to shack…
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International War Crimes

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6/7 Fighting Reagan’s Secret, Illegal Wars – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself – TRNN Biographical Interview Transcript

PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome back to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. We’re continuing our series on Reality Asserts Itself with Michael Ratner, who now joins us in the studio again. Michael’s president emeritus of…
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International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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The Pinochet Principle: Bush Defends Torture in the Name of National Security – Democracy Now Transcript

We speak with the president of the Center for Constitutional Rights Michael Ratner about U.S. torture policy, ignoring national and international law and the Bush administration claim that the right to set aside law is “inherent in the president.” Attorney…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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The Pinochet Principle: Bush Defends Torture in the Name of National Security – Democracy Now Video

We speak with the president of the Center for Constitutional Rights Michael Ratner about U.S. torture policy, ignoring national and international law and the Bush administration claim that the right to set aside law is “inherent in the president.”

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Linder v. Calero-Portocarrero & Linder v. Department of Defense and F.B.I. and C. I A.- International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 2000

The past year was dominated by discovery disputes related to CCR’s efforts to obtain U.S. government documents that might shed light on the death of Benjamin Linder, a U.S. engineer who was murdered in 1987 by U.S.-supported contras in Nicaragua….
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International War Crimes

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Linder v. Calero-Portocarrero & Linder v. Department of Defense and F.B.I. and C. I A.- International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1999

The past year was dominated by discovery disputes related to CCR’s efforts to obtain U.S. government documents that might shed light on the death of Benjamin Linder, a U.S. engineer who was murdered in 1987 by U.S.-supported contras in Nicaragua….
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International War Crimes

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Linder v. Calero-Portocarrero & Linder v. Department of Defense and F.B.I. and C. I A. – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1998

More legal skirmishes have occurred in an almost four-year discovery period to obtain documents from recalcitrant U.S. agencies that might shed light on the murder of Benjamin Linder, a U.S. engineer who was murdered in 1987 by the U.S. supported…
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International War Crimes

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