Tag Archive: Enemy Combatant

European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) Colloquium on Michael Ratner and Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) – Challenging the Powerful with Legal Means: Filing 100% on Principle – Post 9/11 Legal Sagas (5/6) – Baher Azmy, Manfred Nowak, with Moderator: Florian Jessberger

2016 marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of the New York-based Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the passing away of its President Emeritus Michael Ratner (1943-2016), who had made CCR his political home for 40 years. In 2007,…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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Law and Disorder Radio – Gaza Freedom March Debrief – Sig Libowitz on Guantanamo Film The Response – Free Fahad Hashmi – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Haiti Relief: Partners In Health Fahad Hashmi Vigil                 Historic International Support: Gaza Freedom March Debrief Hundreds of activists with the Gaza Freedom Marchers have returned from Israel, Palestine and Egypt bringing home incredible stories from the largest…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Yassin Araf Case – George W. Bush, War Criminal? – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Updates: Obama Scorecard #1: Guantanamo Bay/Enemy Combatant Status still exists. The words “Enemy Combatant” have been changed to “Opposing Force.”  Obama press release misleading and disingenuous. Red Cross Report – Mark Danner Dalia Hashad – Obama Signs UN Declaration To…
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Organization of American States – Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) Hearing on Accountability for Violations of Human Rights in the United States – Audio

Proceedings in Spanish and English. Michael Ratner’s presentation begins at 11:52.

International War Crimes

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The Trial of Donald Rumsfeld – Georgetown University – Video

  A talk by Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights as part of the 100 Days Campaign. Georgetown Law School, Washington, DC, March 18, 2009.

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – The First 100 Days: Dismantling the Police State in a New Presidency (Part 3) – Jonathan Hafetz on Enemy Combatants – Jules Lobel on the Misuse of War Powers – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

The First 100 Days – Part 3 Private Military Contractors – Susan Burke We go now to look at the abuse of force by Private Military Contractors and their role in illegal torture tactics and interrogation. In one case currently…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Charlotte Dennett on Prosecuting Bush – Michael Ratner Debates Stuart Taylor on Prosecuting High Government Officials on War Crimes and Torture – Michael Tigar on Accountability for Torture – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Updates – News: US Mulls Unusual Tactic as Blackwater Charges Loom Chevron Found Not Liable For Killings, Shootings, Torture Of Nigerian Protesters Government Contests Order to Release Innocent Uighers From Guantanamo Harper May Suspend Canada Parliament To Keep From Being…
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Can the President Detain Anyone Indefinitely? – Institute for Public Accuracy

Ali al-Marri, who was living in Peoria, Illinois, with his wife and children, was awaiting trial in 2003. A month before his trial, he was deemed an ‘enemy combatant’ by the president. He has been held in solitary confinement ever…
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Court Voids Gitmo Ruling – TRNN Transcript

The first successful appeal of a Guantanamo Bay detainee’s designation as an enemy combatant was decided on Tuesday. A federal appeals court in Washington overturned the Bush administration’s previous decision. The court ordered the government to release, transfer or offer…
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Court Voids Gitmo Ruling – TRNN Video Link

The first successful appeal of a Guantanamo Bay detainee’s designation as an enemy combatant was decided on Tuesday. A federal appeals court in Washington overturned the Bush administration’s previous decision. The court ordered the government to release , transfer or…
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