Tag Archive: Extraordinary Rendition

Michael Ratner: One Year Later, Still a Hero – Center for Constitutional Rights Legal Director – Baher Azmy

https://ccrjustice.org/home/blog/2017/05/11/michael-ratner-one-year-later-still-hero The day I learned of Michael Ratner’s passing, one year ago today, I had to travel to Richmond, Virginia to argue an appeal related to one of the Abu Ghraib torture suits CCR brought against an odious private military…
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International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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Law and Disorder Radio – Mike Hamlin on Black Workers in Detroit – Remembering Journalist and Author Henri Alleg – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Ex-CIA Station Chief Robert Seldon Lady Arrested in Panama But Released Warrants are Likely for CIA Station Chiefs or Officials Whose Names are Known When Leaving U.S. Law and Disorder Interview – A Kidnapping in Milan        …
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Al McCoy on Torture and Impunity: The US Doctrine of Coercive Interrogation – Boston Police Spying on Activists – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Supreme Court Decision on Qualified Immunity: Dick Cheney NYPD Turned Young Man into Informant: Mosque Crawler                 Torture and Impunity: The U.S. Doctrine of Coercive Interrogation It’s an undisputed fact: both the George…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Campaign to Release Russell Shoatz from Solitary Confinement – Glenn Greenwald: Challenging the Surveillance State – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

ACLU and Canyon County Jail Reach Settlement Agreement EU Parliament Requests Member States Look Into CIA Secret Prisons and Renditions                Campaign to Release Russell Shoatz from Solitary Confinement Into General Population Last year, the National…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Internet Freedom

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Law and Disorder Radio – Newly Launched Whistleblower Website: Honest Appalachia – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Heidi Boghosian: Mumia Abu-Jamal U Support Mumia Here Michael Smith: Occupy Chicago Tribune Lawsuit is On             Michael Ratner: Tenth Anniversary of Guantanamo Prison: Cage Prisoners Movie: Death in Camp Delta            …
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Len Weinglass on the Cuban Five (Rebroadcast) – PATRIOT Act Reform – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Updates Maher Arar Case – No Justice – Outsourcing Torture Made Legal? 23 People Convicted in Kidnapping Abu Omar – Victory in Italian Case – Abu Omar 22 Out of the 23 are CIA Agents Five NYC Men Abused and…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Palestine

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C.I.A. Convictions in Italy – Letter to the Editor NY Times

To the Editor: The Nov. 5 news article “Italy Convicts 23 Americans, Most Working for C.I.A., of Abducting Muslim Cleric” states that the convictions “may have little practical effect.” I doubt that is the sentiment of the convicted C.I.A. agents….
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International War Crimes

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Obama and the Future of the Imperial Presidency: Abuses of Power and Redressing the Wrongs of the Bush Administration – New York Society for Ethical Culture Advocacy Forum – Speech Notes – PDF

2009 Obama and the Imperial Presidency Speech Notes Ethical March 25 2009 Changes—half way measures; half full or empty Crawling out of a dark pit— Rolling back the practices—where are we– Gitmo 2 baskets 3 baskets; ec definition; bagram habeas;…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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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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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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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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