Tag Archive: Guantanamo Detainees

European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) Colloquium on Michael Ratner and Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) – Challenging the Powerful with Legal Means: Filing 100% on Principle – Post 9/11 Legal Sagas (5/6) – Baher Azmy, Manfred Nowak, with Moderator: Florian Jessberger

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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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) Colloquium on Michael Ratner and Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) – Challenging the Powerful with Legal Means: Hate Mail- A Theatrical Interlude (4/6) – Robin Martin

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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Michael Ratner’s Army – The New York Review of Books – by David Cole

As Barack Obama looks to the end of his tenure as president and commander-in-chief, the prison camp he inherited at Guantánamo Bay remains one of his most frustrating challenges. He promised to close it on his second day in office….
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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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Federal Court Weighs Gitmo Force-feeding — TRNN Video Link

The Real News Network 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…
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10 Years Since Historic Legal Victory Protecting Rights of Guantanamo Detainees – TRNN Transcript

WORONCZUK: So what do you have for us this week? RATNER: Well, I want to talk about a case that the Center for Constitutional Rights and I was deeply involved in, and it has to do, of course, with Guantanamo–not…
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10 Years Since Historic Legal Victory Protecting Rights of Guantanamo Detainees – TRNN Video link

Michael Ratner: 10 years after the Center for Constitutional Rights won a major civil rights case that ended or limited torture of Guantanamo detainees, 149 people remain in detention though 88 detainees have been cleared for release

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Guantanamo Anniversary: 12 Years Of A Continuing War Crime – TRNN Transcript

155 Prisoners, Almost All Held Without Charge, Must be Tried or Released – Immediately MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: It’s good to be with you, Kayla, and always good to be with The Real News. RIVARA: So…
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