Tag Archive: Haiti

Michael Ratner: The Leading Progressive Lawyer of a Generation – Just Security – by Harold Koh

I just heard that Michael Ratner passed away from complications due to cancer. His New York Times obituary is here. My heart is broken. Michael was an extraordinary lawyer and and even more outstanding human being. I first saw Michael when I was…
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Personal & Profiles, Tributes

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Everyone at the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux in Haiti and the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Boston has Michael in their thoughts and prayers! ​Brian Concannon Jr.Executive Director, Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti

From Mildred Trouillot Aristide:“Here is our message for Mike, courtesy of my daughter Michaelle.” Says Mildred, “He is a fighter that is for sure. For all that Michael did for Haiti-especially his defense of the refugees on Guantanomo, we very…
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Columbia Oral History Part One & Two – Transcript PDF & Link to Columbia Archive Transcript

With handwritten corrections Columbia Oral History Part One Columbia Oral History Part Two Columbia Transcript   http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/ccoh_assets/ccoh_10539519_transcript.pdf

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Hunger Strike Among Prisoners in Long-Term Solitary Confinement in Ohio Supermax – Defending Grand Jury Protesters – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

IACHR Sets Unprecedented Recommendations for Haitian Government to Address Wave of Sexual Violence in Camps Birthright Citizenship Looms as Next Immigration Battle Scott Sisters to be Released on Condition of Donating Kidney Former US Vice President Dick Cheney Doesn’t Have…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Brandworkers Defeats Anti-Free Speech Legal Action from Flaum Appetizing Corp – Legal Petition on Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls in Haiti – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Manfred Novak – UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, “Is the World Completely Hopeless?” “Know Your Rights” booklet from the National Lawyers Guild Michael Ratner Interview in the International Socialist Review: Obama’s National Security State British Settlement with Guantanamo Prisoners Leveraged Against…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – March Forward Protest Against the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan – John Brown’s Farm Faces Closure – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

The Left Forum Updates with Professor Rick Wolff            Mass Demonstration Planned: March Forward On Saturday, March 20, there will be a massive National March and Rally in Washington DC organized against the Iraq and Afghanistan wars,…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Gaza Freedom March Debrief – Sig Libowitz on Guantanamo Film The Response – Free Fahad Hashmi – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Haiti Relief: Partners In Health Fahad Hashmi Vigil                 Historic International Support: Gaza Freedom March Debrief Hundreds of activists with the Gaza Freedom Marchers have returned from Israel, Palestine and Egypt bringing home incredible stories from the largest…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Palestine

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