Tag Archive: Graham Levin Amendment

Law and Disorder – FEMA Attempts to Evict Hurricane Katrina Survivors from Hotels – International Commission of Inquiry on Crimes Against Humanity Committed by the Bush Administration – Electronic Surveillance – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Updates: Hosts Michael Ratner and Heidi Boghosian discuss the political and constitutional fallout trailing behind the Graham/Levin Amendment.             Law firm sues FEMA to keep Hurricane Katrina victims from being evicted from temporary hotels….
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Michael Ratner on Spying & Civil Liberties — CounterSpin Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting Audio Link

http://www.fair.org/audio/counterspin/CounterSpin122305.mp3 This week on CounterSpin: The White House has been under scrutiny for a variety of civil liberties– and human rights-related policies. In mid-December, George Bush reluctantly agreed to support Senator John McCain’s so-called anti-torture legislation. Also in December, the New York Times revealed that…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Senate Reaches “Compromise” on Habeas Corpus That Could Still Strip Guantánamo Detainees of Any Trial – Democracy Now Transcript

The Senate this week approved what lawmakers hailed as a bipartisan “compromise” on legal rights for Guantánamo Bay detainees that can still strip them of a federal trial. We speak with attorneys Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Senate Reaches “Compromise” on Habeas Corpus That Could Still Strip Guantánamo Detainees of Any Trial – Democracy Now Video

The Senate this week approved what lawmakers hailed as a bipartisan “compromise” on legal rights for Guantánamo Bay detainees that can still strip them of a federal trial. We speak with attorneys Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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