Tag Archive: Guantanamo Detainees

Happy New Year: Obama’s Gift & Suriname Flora/Fauna with a video by Jake Ratner of the Suriname Family Trip – Just Left Blog Post

Although I am sitting here in Suriname on this New Year’s day, it’s hard not to think of Obama’s gift to us for the New Year: the signing of the NDAA and it’s nasty confirmation of detention and kangaroo trials…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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Law and Disorder Radio – Department of Defense Declassifies Report on Alleged Drugging of Guantanamo Detainees – Prisoner Adnan Latif Dies at Guantanamo – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

US Refuses to Extradite Former Bolivian President   (Photo credit JORGE BERNAL/AFP/Getty Images) Jose Padilla Re-Sentencing Ward Churchill Case Update – Are University Boards of Regents Immune? Armenia Protests Extradition of Axe Murderer                 Department…
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Aviva Stahl Interviews Michael Ratner – Transcript – PDF

2012 Aviva Stahl Interviews Michael Ratner AS: How did you get interested in civil rights law? How did you make it to the CCR? MR: Well came out of the ’60s. I went to Columbia Law School. Of course the…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Guantánamo Exclusive: Former Chief Prosecutor, Ex-Prisoner Call on Obama to Close Prison – Democracy Now Transcript

On the 10th anniversary of when the United States began detaining terror suspects at its Guantánamo Bay military base in Cuba, we speak with a former prisoner and the ex-chief U.S. prosecutor, who both call for the Obama administration to…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Guantánamo Exclusive: Former Chief Prosecutor, Ex-Prisoner Call on Obama to Close Prison – Democracy Now Video

On the 10th anniversary of when the United States began detaining terror suspects at its Guantánamo Bay military base in Cuba, we speak with a former prisoner and the ex-chief U.S. prosecutor, who both call for the Obama administration to…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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NDAA: Obama Signs Law Restricting Transfer of Guantánamo Prisoners and Expands Indefinite Detention – Democracy Now Transcript

It has been 10 years since the United States began detaining people at its military base in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. We speak with someone who has worked to defend the rights of those prisoners for the last decade: Michael Ratner,…
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NDAA: Obama Signs Law Restricting Transfer of Guantánamo Prisoners and Expands Indefinite Detention – Democracy Now Video

It has been 10 years since the United States began detaining people at its military base in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. We speak with someone who has worked to defend the rights of those prisoners for the last decade: Michael Ratner,…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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What Impact Did 9/11 Have on America? – The Guardian – Michael Ratner: ‘The loss of liberty in the wake of 9/11 will remain the legacy we have left our children’

Our panel examines the cultural and political legacy of the al-Qaida attacks and the US response in the decade since Martin Kettle, Andrea LeBlanc, Hadley Freeman, Wajahat Ali, Michael Ratner, Peter Preston, Carie Lemack and Paul Pillar Michael Ratner: ‘The…
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Civil Liberties

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