Tag Archive: Impunity

Michael Ratner: One Year Later, Still a Hero – Center for Constitutional Rights Legal Director – Baher Azmy

https://ccrjustice.org/home/blog/2017/05/11/michael-ratner-one-year-later-still-hero The day I learned of Michael Ratner’s passing, one year ago today, I had to travel to Richmond, Virginia to argue an appeal related to one of the Abu Ghraib torture suits CCR brought against an odious private military…
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International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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Prejudicial Trial, Prejudicial Verdict: $218 Million – TRNN Transcript

PERIES: So, Michael, explain to us this case against the PLO and the PA in the United States. RATNER: It’s a really important case, unfortunately. And, of course, it’s broadened what I consider to be the power behind the colonial…
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Palestine

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Should Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld & CIA Officials Be Tried for Torture? War Crimes Case Filed in Germany – Democracy Now Transcript

A human rights group in Berlin, Germany, has filed a criminal complaint against the architects of the George W. Bush administration’s torture program. The European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights has accused former Bush administration officials, including CIA Director George Tenet…
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International War Crimes

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Should Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld & CIA Officials Be Tried for Torture? War Crimes Case Filed in Germany – Democracy Now Video

A human rights group in Berlin, Germany, has filed a criminal complaint against the architects of the George W. Bush administration’s torture program. The European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights has accused former Bush administration officials, including CIA Director…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Obama Administration Leaves Door Wide Open for Torture to Occur Again – TRNN Transcript

ANTON WORONCZUK, TRNN PRODUCER: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Anton Woronczuk in Baltimore. We’re joined now by Michael Ratner. He’s the president emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights in New York, and he’s also a board member…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Murder By The State: Accountability for Extrajudicial Killings, Occupation, Torture and Drones – Panel at Bertha Institute Social Justice Conference – Moderator’s Remarks Speech Notes – PDF

2014 Bertha Justice Conference Panel Speech Notes Murder by state seeking accountability for extrajudicial killings torture and drones Remarkable advocates activists– Haiti Colombia (in state and US companies) US — Israel Palestine Order and time 10-1145 10 min each 40…
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International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – NYC Stop and Frisk Trial Begins – Cuban Five Case Update – Racism, Torture, and Impunity in Chicago – French-Led Invasion of Mali – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

New York Times Continues to Deceive About Iraq War New York City Stop and Frisk Trial Begins Here on Law and Disorder, we’ve been covering the stop and frisk case known as Floyd v. City of New York et al. This…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Brennan Hearings: What is the Legal Basis for Drone Targeted Killings? – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: There’s no reason why the legal argument defending targeted killing should not be made public. ACTIVIST: You are betraying democracy when you assassinate suspects! You are a shame to democracy when you [crosstalk] SEN. DIANNE FEINSTEIN (D-CA), CHAIR,…
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International War Crimes

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