Tag Archive: Indefinite Detention

Guantanamo Remembered: 10 Years – CagePrisoners, Reprieve, IHRC Event – Video

On the tenth anniversary of Guantanamo Bay’s opening, CagePrisoners, Reprieve and the Islamic Human Rights Commission, co-hosted an event in order to reflect on the impact of a decade on the lives of those in Guantanamo and their families.

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Guantánamo Exclusive: Former Chief Prosecutor, Ex-Prisoner Call on Obama to Close Prison – Democracy Now Video

On the 10th anniversary of when the United States began detaining terror suspects at its Guantánamo Bay military base in Cuba, we speak with a former prisoner and the ex-chief U.S. prosecutor, who both call for the Obama administration to…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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NDAA: Obama Signs Law Restricting Transfer of Guantánamo Prisoners and Expands Indefinite Detention – Democracy Now Video

It has been 10 years since the United States began detaining people at its military base in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. We speak with someone who has worked to defend the rights of those prisoners for the last decade: Michael Ratner,…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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NDAA: Why OK to Indefinitely Detain Non-Citizens, But Not Citizens? – Just Left Blog Post

1. By claiming roughly similar detention and trial by commission powers as Bush employed-powers which I find illegal and immoral– Obama, as a Democrat, has made them part of the fabric of our laws. No longer are they the aberration…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Law and Disorder Radio – National Defense Authorization Act – Lynne Stewart Case Update – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Mumia Abu-Jamal Relocation Update Bradley Manning Case and Erasing Computer Hard Drives                   National Defense Authorization Act Update Co-host Michael Ratner expounds on the National Defense Authorization Act. The Act has passed both…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Blame Obama First–Then Congress for Not Ending Guantanamo and Its Underlying Practices – Just Left Blog Post

From my daughter: I’ve been reading about the new bill that was passed by the senate, what does it mean exactly? How is it different than what we have now? What does it mean for Guantanamo, anything? My Answer: 1….
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Friedman & Gilbert Criminal Justice Forum, Cleveland Marshall College of Law: “Running Scared: Eviscerating Rights in the Post-9/11 World” Speech Notes – PDF

  2011 Running Scared: Eviscerating Rights in a Post-9/11 World Speech Notes  

Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Medical Professionals Complicit in Torture – Vince Warren on Guantanamo – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  From Attica to Pelican Bay – by Michael Ratner Inmates of Attica Correctional Facility v. Rockefeller (PDF) Clergy Sex Victims Demand Justice – CCR Lawsuit People Living in Poverty at All-Time High Law and Disorder Show – Troy Davis –…
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The 10th Anniversary of Dubious Military Authorization – The Progressive

Ten years ago this Sunday, Sept. 18, the United States set itself on a destructive course. That was the day President Bush signed the bill that Congress had just passed called the Authorization for Use of Military Force. Ten years…
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International War Crimes

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