Tag Archive: David Cole

Martinez-Baca v. Suarez-Mason & Forti v. Suarez-Mason – International Human Rights – Fall Docket 1990

As Commander of the First Anny Corps during the height of repression under Argentina ‘s military dictatorship. General Guillermo Suarez­ Mason was responsible for the abduction, torture and disappearance of thousands of Argentines. When Raul Alfonsin came to power in…
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International War Crimes

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American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Commiflee v. Thornburgh – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1990

In ApriI 1987 CCR and the ACLU of Southern California challenged the constitutionality of the McCarran-Walter Act on behalf of seven Palestinians and a Kenyan who were arrested, held without bail, and threatened with deportation because of their alleged “membership” or “affiliation” with the Popular…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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Heidy v. United States Customs Service – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1990

The government’s assertion that Edward Haase’s experience at Customs was an isolated incident of harassment constituted the premise of the lower court’s decision in that case. Customs, however, has treated many other travelers in similar ways. CCR challenged this policy…
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Civil Liberties

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Martinez-Baca v. Suarez-Mason & Forti v. Suarez-Mason – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket 1987-1988

As Commander of the First Army Corps in Argentina during the height of repression under the military dictatorship, General Guillermo Suarez-Mason was responsible for the abduction, torture, and “disappearance” of thousands of Argentine citizens. When Raul Alfonsin came to power…
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International War Crimes

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American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee v. Reno – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1995

CCR and the ACLU of Southern California challenged the constitutionali­ty of the McCarran-Waller Act. in 1987 on behalf of seven Palestinians and a Kenyan who were arrested held without bail and threatened with deportation because of their alleged “affiliation” with…
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International War Crimes

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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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Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project

https://ccrjustice.org/holder-v-humanitarian-law-project In this series of related cases, CCR has tackled two sets of legal prohibitions that make it a crime to provide support, including humanitarian aid, literature distribution and political advocacy, to any foreign entity that the government has designated…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – Guantanamo Updates – Jules Lobel on Less Safe, Less Free: Why America Is Losing the War on Terror – A Question of Impeachment at the Culture Project – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Law and Disorder Updates The Nation Institute and the Puffin Foundation Award Annual Prize to CCR President Michael Ratner Joel Kovel – Overcoming Zionism Censorship Update Death Penalty – United Nations Calls For Moratorium on Executions. Victor Rabinowitz memoriam  …
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Protesters Turn Their Backs on Attorney General Alberto Gonzales at Georgetown – Bush War Crimes Commission – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Protesters turned their backs on Attorney General Alberto Gonzales at Georgetown Law School Some protesters wore hoods, while nearly a third of the students at the event turned away as US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales attempted to justify illegal…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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