Tag Archive: Hunger Strike

Law and Disorder Radio – War Tax Resistance – Pardiss Kebriaei on Life After Guantanamo: A Father and Son’s Story – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

FBI: If You Give Us Assata Shakur, We’ll Free the Cuban Five Massive Coalition of Immokalee Workers March – St. Petersburg, Florida Alliance for Fair Food              War Tax Resistance As April 15 draws near,…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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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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Is Obama Making Good on His Promise to Close Gitmo? – TRNN Transcript

Four months after Pres. Obama recommitted to close Gitmo, TRNN contributor Michael Ratner gives us an update on the status of the prison. September 23 marks four months since President Obama recommitted to closing Gitmo. Now joining us to give…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Is Obama Making Good on His Promise to Close Gitmo? – TRNN Video Link

Four months after Pres. Obama recommitted to close Gitmo, TRNN contributor Michael Ratner gives us an update on the status of the prison.

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Law and Disorder Radio – Michael Ratner on the Bradley Manning Verdict – Jules Lobel on the Pelican Bay Prison Hunger Strike – Michael Zweig Speech at Left Forum 2013 – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

 Michael Ratner: Bradley Manning Verdict Update I’ve been doing a lot of media on this lately, doing a lot of debates. I take a firm position. He should never have been tried in the first place. He’s a hero, he’s a whistleblower….
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Civil Liberties

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Prisoners Stage Hunger Strikes Worldwide – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: 30,000 California prisoners on hunger-strike find solidarity from Guantanamo Bay to the occupied territories of Palestine. MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: It’s good to be with you, Jaisal, and good to be with The Real…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Palestine

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Prisoners Stage Hunger Strikes Worldwide – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner: 30,000 California prisoners on hunger-strike find solidarity from Guantanamo Bay to the occupied territories of Palestine

Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Whitewashing Human Rights Abuses and Suppressing a Popular Revolution in Bahrain – Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi Ousted After Massive Protests – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Bolivian President Blames ‘North American Empire’ for Blocking His Flight NATO Surveillance of European Union Amnesty International: USA Must Not Prosecute Whistleblower Ed Snowden Julian Assange Turns 42 Michael Ratner Updates on Hunger Strike at Guantanamo Bay Prison Attorney and…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes, Internet Freedom

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Law and Disorder Radio – Pardiss Kebriaei on Closing Guantanamo – City of Detroit Plans to Cut Retiree Pensions and Healthcare – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

US State Department’s Office of Guantanamo Closure The US State Department’s Office of Guantanamo Closure was shut down in January and is now in the process of reopening. President Obama recently appointed Clifford Sloan, a Washington lawyer, to run the…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Law and Disorder Radio – Ramona Africa on the 28th Anniversary of the MOVE Bombing – Assata Shakur Placed on FBI Terror List – Coalition of Immokalee Workers Fair Food Program Targets Wendy’s – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Guantanamo Hunger Strike Update Lynne Stewart Petition for Compassionate Release Michael Ratner Visits Julian Assange: Kissinger Documents Chris Hedges: The Death of Truth           MOVE Bombing: 28th Anniversary This week marks the 28th anniversary of an…
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