Tag Archive: Ferguson

European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) Colloquium on Michael Ratner and Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) – Challenging the Powerful with Legal Means: Back to the Streets – Black Lives Matter (6/6) – Vince Warren with Moderator: Claire Tixteire

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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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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Law and Disorder Radio – Documentary Film: 1971 – Pastor Nyle Fort on Inspiring and Awakening Political Activism in Youth – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

1971 On March 8th, 1971, a group of anonymous individuals calling themselves the Citizens’ Commission to Investigate the FBI broke into an FBI field office in Media, Pennsylvania. They stole thousands of government documents. Among the documents was proof that…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – Glen Ford on Ferguson Protests – Ohio Bill to Keep All Details of Executions Secret – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Michael Ratner: Is Congress’s Decision on Obama’s Plan to Close GTMO Really a Setback as Newspapers Report? Congress was considering whether to allow Guantanamo detainees to be resettled in the United States. That’s something Obama wants to do because so…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Internet Freedom

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Law and Disorder Radio – Mumia Abu-Jamal Responds to Grand Jury Not Indicting Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson – Civil Forfeiture: Federal Government Seizes Property of Business Owners – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Hosts Discuss Mass Demonstrations in Wake of Ferguson Grand Jury Verdict                   Mumia Abu-Jamal Responds to Grand Jury Not Indicting Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson We talk today about the wide-scale pattern…
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Law and Disorder Radio – Michael Smith Returns from Argentina Book Tour – Ferguson, MO Protests Continue – Torturer Jon Burge Out of Prison After Less Than 4 Years – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Heidi Boghosian Updates Listeners on the Revictimization Relief Act           Michael Smith Returns from Argentina Book Tour Early October marks the 47th anniversary of Ernesto “Che” Guevara’s capture and assassination in Bolivia. Co-hosts Michael Ratner and…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Brooklyn Pathmaker to Peace “From Guantanamo to WikiLeaks: Taking on the State in a Post-9/11 World” – Video and Audio

Audio link Despite the effort of the 600 lawyers we put together, we have not been able to close Guantanamo, and this is emblematic of the darkness that we have sunk into. Julian Assange, Chelsea Manning, Jeremy Hammond, Edward Snowden…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Internet Freedom

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