Tag Archive: Hamdan

Law and Disorder Radio – Noura Erekat and Ilan Pappe on the Russell Tribunal on Palestine – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Michael Ratner: Military Commissions – The 9/11 Five Hamdan Case Goes to the Court of Appeals in DC Former Guantanamo Detainee David Hicks Could Get Proceeds From His Book CCR: Julian Assange Jeopardy – NDAA          …
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Palestine

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Court Rules Khalid Sheik Mohammed Can’t Testify About Torture – TRNN Transcript

The Michael Ratner Report: Trial has a 40 second delay on feed to journalists so military can censor testimony. MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Always good to be with you, Paul. JAY: So what do you got…
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Court Rules Khalid Sheik Mohammed Can’t Testify About Torture – TRNN Video Link

The Michael Ratner Report: Trial has a 40 second delay on feed to journalists so military can censor testimony.

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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The Legal Campaign Against American Torture – Jadaliyya – by Lisa Hajjar

Torture, like genocide and crimes against humanity, is a gross crime under international law. The right not to be tortured is constituted through the prohibition of practices that purposefully cause harm (physical and/or psychological) to persons who are in custody…
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Personal & Profiles

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Organization of American States – Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) Hearing on Accountability for Violations of Human Rights in the United States – Audio

Proceedings in Spanish and English. Michael Ratner’s presentation begins at 11:52.

International War Crimes

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Weeks After Prosecutor’s Resignation, US Drops Charges Against 5 Gitmo Prisoners–But Won’t Release Them – Democracy Now Transcript

The US military has dropped all charges against five men held at Guantanamo Bay prison, but has no plans to release them. The news came just weeks after the resignation of Lt. Col. Darrel Vandeveld, who was the prosecutor in…
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Weeks After Prosecutor’s Resignation, US Drops Charges Against 5 Gitmo Prisoners — But Won’t Release Them – Democracy Now Video

The US military has dropped all charges against five men held at Guantanamo Bay prison, but has no plans to release them. The news came just weeks after the resignation of Lt. Col. Darrel Vandeveld, who was the prosecutor in…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Boats Against the Tide – From Attica to Guantanamo: The Struggle for Liberty and Justice in America – Northeastern University School of Law – Speech Notes – PDF

2008 Northeastern University School of Law Speech Notes Appreciate honor of being here at Northeastern; years of NE students have worked at CCR; and I as a student worked with a former Dean and current prof Michael Meltsner in the…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Letter to Senator Hillary Clinton on Habeas Stripping Provision – PDF

2007 Letter to Senator Hillary Clinton on Habeas Stripping Provision Matt—here is a quick note on the habeas stripping provision. It has nothing to do with the military commission issue—as explained. Dear Senator Clinton: There is a provision in the…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Michael Ratner on Detainee Legislation — CounterSpin Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting Audio Link

http://www.fair.org/audio/counterspin/CounterSpin092906.mp3 This week on CounterSpin: Congress has passed legislation on military commissions and detainee treatment that will allow forms of detainee abuse recognized internationally as torture, and make secret evidence and coerced evidence admissible in court. It will also degrade habeus…
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