Tag Archive: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

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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Organization of American States – Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) Hearing on Accountability for Violations of Human Rights in the United States – Speech Notes – PDF

2009 IACHR Hearing Notes Thank the commission for this impt hearing US govt failure to hold accountable persons responsible for torture, detainee abuse and other human rights abuses Past actions—gitmo case-7 years later—ccr– CCR efforts—both branches of accountability: 2 A. investigate,…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Organization of American States – Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) Hearing on Accountability for Violations of Human Rights in the United States – Audio

Proceedings in Spanish and English. Michael Ratner’s presentation begins at 11:52.

International War Crimes

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International Law, the New Bush Doctrine and War with Iraq – Draft Journal Article with Jules Lobel – Guild Practitioner – PDF

  2003 International Law the New Bush Doctrine and War with Iraq Published in Guild Practitioner (National Lawyers Guild Review) vol. 60 no. 4, Fall 2003, pp. 205-215

International War Crimes

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Making Us Less Free: War on Terrorism or War on Liberty? – Book Chapter in Implicating Empire: Globalization and Resistance in the 21st Century World Order – PDF

2002 Making Us Less Free: War on Terrorism or War on Liberty? Introduction I am writing this a little more than six months since the September 11 attacks rearranged the world’s legal and political landscape for all of us. In…
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Civil Liberties

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Panel Says US Policy on Detainees In Cuba Breaks International Law – Wall Street Journal – by Jess Bravin – PDF

2002 Panel Says US Policy on Detainees In Cuba Breaks International Law A Bush administration policy that categorically denies prisoner-of-war status to al Qaeda and Taliban detainees violates international law, an Organization of American States panel found. In a 5-0…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Petition to Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on Behalf of Guantanamo Detainees

2002 IACHR Petition The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) filed a petition asking the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States to intervene against the US government’s inhumane treatment of the detainees at Guantanamo Bay. The US…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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El Comite Pro Rescate y Desarrollo de Vieques v. U.S. Navy – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1999

On July 23. 1999, a civic organization from Vieques filed a petition for Precautionary Measures and other remedies with Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States. The petition aims to stop human rights violations being carried…
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International War Crimes

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Salas v. United States – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1997

Despite expectations, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States (OAS) did not rule in October 1996 on the longstanding claims brought by CCR for 272 Panamanian civilian victims of the 1989 U.S. invasion of Panama….
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International War Crimes

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Salas v. United States – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1995

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States (OAS) will conduct its second evidentiary hearing in September 1995 into claims brought by CCR on behalf of 272 Panamanian civilians victims of the U.S. invasion. This highly unusual…
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International War Crimes

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