Tag Archive: Freedom of the Press

Law and Disorder Radio – 9/11 Memorial Museum Protests Over Islamophobic Video – Carey Shenkman on Journalist Shield Laws – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Michael Ratner: Guantanamo Bay Prisoner Exchange Five Taliban in Exchange for a U.S. Prisoner Held in Afghanistan 149 Detainees Left in Guantanamo Prison – 88 Cleared for Release Michael Smith Reports on Highlights of the 2014 Left Forum    …
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Internet Freedom

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WikiLeaks Attorney on Manning Guilty Verdict: Blowing Whistle on U.S. War Crimes is Not Espionage — Democracy Now Video

 Attorney Michael Ratner responds to today’s verdict in the Bradley Manning trial. Manning was found guilty of 20 charges in total, including espionage, but he was acquitted of aiding the enemy, the most serious charge. “For him facing 136…
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Internet Freedom

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Judge in Bradley Manning Trial Refuses to Dismiss Most Serious Charges – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: Even though judge refused to grant defense motion to dismiss charges of aiding the enemy, Manning still could be found not guilty of that count. MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Good to be with you…
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Internet Freedom

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Julian Assange: Stratfor Hacker Jeremy Hammond Guilty Plea Part of Crackdown on Journalism, Activism — Democracy Now Video

Jeremy Hammond of the hacktivist group Anonymous has pleaded guilty to hacking into the private intelligence firm Stratfor, the FBI and other institutions. Hammond says his goal was to shed light on how governments and corporations act behind closed doors. Some five…
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Internet Freedom

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Correction to New York Times Article Regarding Julian Assange – Draft – PDF

2013 Draft Correction to New York Times Article Regarding Julian Assange I am the attorney for Julian Assange and Wikileaks In Soldier to Face More Serious Charges in Leak (Scott Shane 3/2/2012) there are 2 errors that need correction: 1)…
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Internet Freedom

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Law and Disorder Radio – Phyllis Bennis on Egypt, Israel and the United States – Paul Buhle on Continued Resistance in Wisconsin – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

 Supreme Court Gives Police A New Entry Into Your Home Subpoena Issued to Writer in CIA-Iran Leak Case CCR Launches Case Seeking U.S. Knowledge of and Role in Deadly Israeli Attack on Humanitarian Flotilla to Gaza        …
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Nuclear Policy – Joel Kovel on Efforts to Halt Distribution of Overcoming Zionism – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy After the 2001 attacks on the United States, attention has been drawn to marginalize nuclear weapons and increase global cooperation on the control and non-proliferation of nuclear weapons and nuclear material. As of 2006, there…
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International War Crimes, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Democracy in Cuba – Josh Wolf and Journalist Shield Laws – Maher Arar and Habeas Corpus – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Outsourcing Torture  Maher Arar                     Freelance journalist Josh Wolf recently spent a month in jail for refusing to comply with a grand jury subpoena to turn over video footage he took…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Internet Freedom

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