Tag Archive: German Complaint

Terrorism and Dissent with Michael Ratner and Phil Donahue, Hosted by Amy Goodman – George Goodman Symposium, Provost Lecture Series, Stony Brook University – Video Link

http://www.c-span.org/video/?189760-1/terrorism-dissent Terrorism and Dissent At the seventh annual George Goodman Symposium and as part of the Provost’s Lecture Series, Mr. Ratner and Mr. Donahue spoke about the efforts to combat terrorism and the right of dissent. Among the topics they…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Five Towns Forum – Speech Notes – PDF

Robert Boehm 2006 Five Towns Forum Thank you-5 towns al dorfman Get pessimistic—all of what we understand Bob boehm letter— Who I am—ccr does—-gitmo; rendition; torture nsa— Talk—- Crossing the Rubicon: Detention Torture and Disappearances in America And Spying—— Who—I…
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Civil Liberties

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Terrorism and Dissent with Phil Donahue – George Goodman Memorial Symposium, SUNY Stonybrook – Speech Notes – PDF

2005 George Goodman Symposium Speech Notes Drum beats of war—–media– Phil Donahue—and Amy (and David)— Better then I about role of media in leading us into war Phil is a living example of hero-try to do something diff–­ MSNBC—most watched—anti…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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The Torn Fabric of the Law: An Interview With Michael Ratner – Mother Jones

In the immediate aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks, lawyers and legal advocacy groups, even those with long records as stalwart defenders of human rights, were reluctant to take on “war on terror” cases, for fear of seeming unpatriotic or…
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Michael Ratner: Gonzales “Has His Hand Deep in the Blood of the Conspiracy Of Torture” – Democracy Now Transcript

A contentious senate debate for the confirmation of Attorney General nominee Alberto Gonzales is expected next week, we speak with Center for Constitutional Rights attorney Michael Ratner about Gonzales’ role in laying the legal groundwork for torture at Abu Ghraib…
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Michael Ratner: Gonzales “Has His Hand Deep in the Blood of the Conspiracy Of Torture” – Democracy Now Video

A contentious senate debate for the confirmation of Attorney General nominee Alberto Gonzales is expected next week, we speak with Center for Constitutional Rights attorney Michael Ratner about Gonzales’ role in laying the legal groundwork for torture at Abu Ghraib…
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Red Cross Finds Detainees Intentionally Tortured in Guantanamo as Lawyers in Germany Charge Rumsfeld, Tenet With War Crimes in Iraq – Democracy Now Transcript

In a confidential report, the Red Cross concluded that the U.S. has been intentionally using psychological and sometimes physical coercion “tantamount to torture” on prisoners at Guantanamo Bay. We go to Germany to speak with Michael Ratner, president of the…
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International War Crimes

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Red Cross Finds Detainees Intentionally Tortured in Guantanamo as Lawyers in Germany Charge Rumsfeld, Tenet With War Crimes in Iraq – Democracy Now Video

In a confidential report, the Red Cross concluded that the U.S. has been intentionally using psychological and sometimes physical coercion “tantamount to torture” on prisoners at Guantanamo Bay. We go to Germany to speak with Michael Ratner, president of the…
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International War Crimes

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Litigating Against Torture: The German Prosecution – Draft Book Chapter in The Torture Debate in America – with Peter Weiss – PDF

2004 Litigating Against Torture: The German Prosecution On November 30, 2004 the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR)1, a U.S. based human rights legal organization, filed a criminal complaint in Germany seeking an investigation of and prosecution against ten high level…
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International War Crimes

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