Tag Archive: Guantanamo

Federal Court Weighs Gitmo Force-Feeding – TRNN Video Link

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 on trial–or went on…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Brooklyn Pathmaker to Peace “From Guantanamo to WikiLeaks: Taking on the State in a Post-9/11 World” – Video and Audio

Audio link Despite the effort of the 600 lawyers we put together, we have not been able to close Guantanamo, and this is emblematic of the darkness that we have sunk into. Julian Assange, Chelsea Manning, Jeremy Hammond, Edward Snowden…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Internet Freedom

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From Guantanamo to Wikileaks: Taking on the State in a Post 9/11 World – Brooklyn Law School – Speech Notes – PDF

2014  From Guantanamo to Wikileaks: Taking on the State in a Post 9 /11 World

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Internet Freedom

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Law and Disorder Radio – 50-Year Anniversary of the Free Speech Movement – Louis Tikas and the Ludlow Massacre – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Professor Salaita Press Conference Update 13th Anniversary of 9/11 Michael Ratner: You Can’t Have Imperialism Abroad and Democracy at Home Michael Ratner: The Legal System is Done For September 11, 1973 Anniversary – Chilean Coup D’état September 7, 1971 Anniversary…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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The World Made A Much More Dangerous Place by the U.S. Since 9/11 – TRNN Transcript

MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Sharmini, it’s good to be with you and, of course, The Real News. PERIES: So, Michael, what are your thoughts on this somber occasion of the 13th anniversary of 9/11? RATNER: As…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Law and Disorder Radio – 10-Year Anniversary of Rasul v. Bush – Jeff Halper on Israeli Demolition of Palestinian Homes and Structures – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Supreme Court Rules Cell Phones Can’t Be Searched Without Warrant Oregon Federal Judge: Warrantless Bulk Surveillance Legal Oregon Federal Judge: No-Fly List Process Unconstitutional Center for Constitutional Rights No-Fly List Case Michael Ratner: Assange Files Papers to Dismiss Warrant NJ…
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Failure to Close Guantanamo is an Existential Threat to Democracy – MSNBC – PDF

2014 Failure to Close Guantanamo is an Existential Threat to Democracy By Michael Ratner When we filed the first case challenging detentions at Guantánamo Bay shortly after the first men arrived there in 2002, we didn’t know what to expect. Family…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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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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