Tag Archive: Indefinite Detention

It’s Been Two Weeks Since a UN Panel Declared That Julian Assange Should Be Freed. Why Is He Still Detained? – The Nation

It’s time to end Julian Assange’s arbitrary detention at the hands of Sweden and the United Kingdom. By Melinda Taylor, Carey Shenkman and Michael Ratner On February 5, the United Nation’s highest authority on detention, the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD), found that our client…
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Magna Carta at 800: A Promise Unfulfilled – TRNN Transcript

The Magna Carta, or Great Charter, turns the ripe old age of 800 on Monday, June 15th. It’s considered a seminal building block of democracy because simply put, it established that everyone is subject to the rule of law. King…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Magna Carta at 800: A Promise Unfulfilled –TRNN Video Link

The Magna Carta, or Great Charter, turns the ripe old age of 800 on Monday, June 15th. It’s considered a seminal building block of democracy because simply put, it established that everyone is subject to the rule of law. King…
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From Guantanamo to Wikileaks: Taking on the State in a Post 9/11 World – Bard College – Speech Notes – PDF

  2015 Bard College Speech Notes 9/11 paradigm shifting – constant – what needs Empire war race capitalism rampant inequality No matter the topic its always been about fighting against the US — Of course wikileaks snowden Gitmo Torture–prosecutions War—…
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Brooklyn Pathmaker to Peace “From Guantanamo to WikiLeaks: Taking on the State in a Post-9/11 World” – Video and Audio

Audio link Despite the effort of the 600 lawyers we put together, we have not been able to close Guantanamo, and this is emblematic of the darkness that we have sunk into. Julian Assange, Chelsea Manning, Jeremy Hammond, Edward Snowden…
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The World Made A Much More Dangerous Place by the U.S. Since 9/11 – TRNN Transcript

MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Sharmini, it’s good to be with you and, of course, The Real News. PERIES: So, Michael, what are your thoughts on this somber occasion of the 13th anniversary of 9/11? RATNER: As…
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The World Made A Much More Dangerous Place by the U.S. Since 9/11 — TRNN Video Link

The Real News Network The United States should have held Saudi Arabia and Pakistan criminally responsible for 9/11 instead of launching wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

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10 Years Since Historic Legal Victory Protecting Rights of Guantanamo Detainees – TRNN Transcript

WORONCZUK: So what do you have for us this week? RATNER: Well, I want to talk about a case that the Center for Constitutional Rights and I was deeply involved in, and it has to do, of course, with Guantanamo–not…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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10 Years Since Historic Legal Victory Protecting Rights of Guantanamo Detainees – TRNN Video link

Michael Ratner: 10 years after the Center for Constitutional Rights won a major civil rights case that ended or limited torture of Guantanamo detainees, 149 people remain in detention though 88 detainees have been cleared for release

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