Tag Archive: Human Rights

European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) Colloquium on Michael Ratner and Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) – Challenging the Powerful with Legal Means: Against All Odds – Challenging Imperialism (2/6) Jules Lobel, Reed Brody with Moderator: Andreas Schüller

2016 marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of the New York-based Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the passing away of its President Emeritus Michael Ratner (1943-2016), who had made CCR his political home for 40 years. In 2007,…
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International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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Michael Ratner, Pioneering Civil and Constitutional Rights Lawyer, Dies at Age 72 – AlterNet – by Steve Rosenfeld

Michael Ratner, one of America’s great human rights crusaders and constitutional lawyers whose lifetime of activism began in 1960s protests, died Wednesday of complications from cancer. He was 72. Ratner’s work spanned five decades and more than a dozen countries….
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Personal & Profiles

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Law and Disorder Radio – The Ongoing Racial Crisis in the United States – Legal Framework to Litigate Climate Change Gains Traction – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Proposal to Add Women to Central Park Statues. Yes! But How About Black Women Such as Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman? Yes, Victory for Iran, But at Its Heart Still Imperialism, Just Softer and With Israel’s 200 Nukes    The Ongoing…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Lawsuit Filed Against Nestle over Murder of Colombian Trade Unionist – NYPD Surveillance of Muslims Exposed – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Squatters Museum, Lower East Side AIPAC Speech and Netanyahu Gifts Obama Esther Scroll CIW Fast Campaign Against Publix Supermarkets Co-host Michael Smith Returns From Who Killed Che? Book Tour              Nestlé Test Case: Charges Filed on Murder of…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Palestine

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Michael Ratner at the 2011 ALBA Annual Celebration

http://www.albavolunteer.org/2011/05/ratner-speech-available/

International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Wisconsin Labor Uprising – Human Rights Crisis Continues in Puerto Rico – Left Forum 2011 – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

NLG Send Attorneys to Tunisia No Libyan-Style “Humanitarian Intervention” While Hundreds Killed in the Ivory Coast 172 Detainees in Guantanamo, 89 are Innocent and Approved for Transfer Leaving 36 People Referred for Prosecution – Military Commissions Return Extremely Dangerous: Executive Order on…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Law and Disorder Radio – Jon Burge Sentenced – Bill Goodman on the State of Democratic Rights – Human Rights in Honduras Post-Coup – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

 Jon Burge, Former Chicago Police Commander, Sentenced to 4 1/2 Years Here on Law and Disorder we’ve reported on the ongoing developments of the Chicago torture case and former Chicago police commander Jon Burge. Burge has been sentenced to four and a…
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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 – Puerto Rican Political Prisoner Carlos Alberto Torres Released After 30 Years – CCR and ACLU Sue Obama Over Limits on Lawyers Seeking to Represent Suspect on Administration “Kill List” – Lawyers Arrested in Arizona Immigration Protests – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Longtime activist Marilyn Jean Buck passes Puerto Rican Activist Lolita Lebron Remembered Attorney and radio host Jim Lafferty Anti-War Conference Debrief                          Puerto Rican Political Prisoner Released Today…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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