Tag Archive: Guantanamo

Can Obama Lift the Embargo on Cuba Without Congress in Effort to Normalize U.S.-Cuba Relations? – Democracy Now Video

We look at the details of the new normalized relations between the United States and Cuba, which include an easing of restrictions on banking, investment and travel, and discuss whether President Obama can lift the embargo on Cuba without congressional…
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International War Crimes

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The Torturers: Donald Rumsfeld, President George W. Bush, Dick Cheney – TRNN Transcript

The heavily redacted report on torture does not include Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo. PERIES: So, Michael, it is a grim torture report. Give us the highlights. RATNER: You know, it’s certainly grim. I guess highlights is one word. I guess…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Obama Administration Leaves Door Wide Open for Torture to Occur Again – TRNN Transcript

ANTON WORONCZUK, TRNN PRODUCER: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Anton Woronczuk in Baltimore. We’re joined now by Michael Ratner. He’s the president emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights in New York, and he’s also a board member…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Obama Administration Leaves Door Wide Open for Torture to Occur Again – TRNN Video Link

The Obama administration should be judged by its actions, not by its pious words, says Michael Ratner, President Emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights.

International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Lawyers You’ll Like: Charlie Abourezk – Speech by Michael Ratner on From Guantanamo to Wikileaks: Taking on the State in a Post-9/11 World – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Mumia Spurs Bill to Block Publicity-Seeking Criminals (Son of Sam Law) Guantanamo Bay Prisoner Files Historic Lawsuit Against Obama Over Force-Feeding       Lawyers You’ll Like – Charlie Abourezk As part of our Lawyers You’ll Like series, we talk with…
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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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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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