Tag Archive: Force-feeding

Federal Court Weighs Gitmo Force-Feeding – TRNN Transcript

MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: It’s good to be with you, Jessica. DESVARIEUX: So, Michael, what are you working on this week? RATNER: Well, this is Guantanamo week. And the Center for Constitutional Rights has [represented Guantanamo]…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Federal Court Weighs Gitmo Force-Feeding – TRNN Video Link

Well, this is Guantanamo week. And the Center for Constitutional Rights has represented Guantanamo detainees for many years–actually, the first case. But it’s Guantanamo week in the sense that finally forced feeding at Guantanamo is going on trial–or went on…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Law and Disorder Radio – Secret FISA Court Advocates for the National Security State – Ron Reosti Speech at Left Forum 2013 – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Prisoners’ Hunger Strikes: Pelican Bay Prison, Guantanamo Bay Prison, Palestinians in Israeli Prisons CCR Lawsuit – Pelican Bay Prisoner Class Action 20-Plus Palestinians on Hunger Strike in Israeli Prisons Demand Better Conditions for Pelican Bay Prisoners Federal Judge Gladys Kessler…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Prisoners Stage Hunger Strikes Worldwide – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: 30,000 California prisoners on hunger-strike find solidarity from Guantanamo Bay to the occupied territories of Palestine. MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: It’s good to be with you, Jaisal, and good to be with The Real…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Pardiss Kebriaei on Closing Guantanamo – City of Detroit Plans to Cut Retiree Pensions and Healthcare – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

US State Department’s Office of Guantanamo Closure The US State Department’s Office of Guantanamo Closure was shut down in January and is now in the process of reopening. President Obama recently appointed Clifford Sloan, a Washington lawyer, to run the…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Yes Mr. President, This Is Who We Are – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner and Paul Jay analyze President Obama’s defense of his drone and Guantanamo policies – a policy based on continuing US dominance in the Middle East; Obama’s speech was interrupted by Code Pink’s Medea Benjamin.  BARACK OBAMA, U.S. PRESIDENT:…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Yes Mr. President, This Is Who We Are – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner and Paul Jay analyze President Obama’s defense of his drone and Guantanamo policies – a policy based on continuing US dominance in the Middle East; Obama’s speech was interrupted by Code Pink’s Medea Benjamin

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