Tag Archive: Guantanamo Detainees

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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Guantanamo: Twelve Years of US War Crimes – TRNN Transcript

Guantanamo camp continues to violate international laws and norms, including fake trials, media blackout on ongoing hunger strikes, and banning public disclosure of torture faced by detainees. MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: It’s always good to be…
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Guantanamo: Twelve Years of US War Crimes – TRNN Video Link

The Center for Constitutional Rights and myself have been representing Guantanamo detainees since it opened. It will be 12 years January 11. There’s still 156 people in Guantanamo. I just want to make a prediction. There will still be people…
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Ratner: Obama Must Move to Close Guantanamo Now – TRNN Transcript

MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Good to be with you again, Real News and Jaisal. NOOR: So, Michael, what do you have for us this week? RATNER: You know, well, this week I’m sadly going to repeat…
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Is Obama Making Good on His Promise to Close Gitmo? – TRNN Transcript

Four months after Pres. Obama recommitted to close Gitmo, TRNN contributor Michael Ratner gives us an update on the status of the prison. September 23 marks four months since President Obama recommitted to closing Gitmo. Now joining us to give…
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Is Obama Making Good on His Promise to Close Gitmo? – TRNN Video Link

Four months after Pres. Obama recommitted to close Gitmo, TRNN contributor Michael Ratner gives us an update on the status of the prison.

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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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Guantanamo Hunger Strike Forces Debate About Detention – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner: Just when it seemed the illegal detention of prisoners at Guantanamo was off the radar, hunger strikers took control of their own destiny.

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