Tag Archive: International Law

United Presbyterian Church v. Reagan – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1982-1983

On December 4, 1981, President Reagan signed Executive Order 12333 on United States Intelligence Activities. By­passing Congress.and severely limiting public debate, the President unilaterally enacted sweeping change in the guide­ lines governing intelligence activities with in the United States and as…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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UN Report: Israel Committed Unprecedented Devastation and Killings in 2014 Gaza War — TRNN Video Link

    Next step: Palestine submits thousands of pages documenting Israeli war crimes to the International Criminal Court; if the prosecutor fails to act, legitimacy of the court will further erode, says CCR’s Michael Ratner.        

International War Crimes, Palestine

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UN’s Investigation of Israel Should Go Beyond War Crimes to Genocide – TRNN Transcript

RATNER: The news is really, for me, particularly heartbreaking. It’s about Gaza, Israel’s assault on Gaza. And today I want to talk about Israel, but particularly its criminality–its war crimes, genocide, crimes against humanity, and apartheid. Of course, it’s a…
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International War Crimes, Palestine

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Important Revelations In New Leaks of CIA Torture Report – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner says that leaked portions of the Senate Select Committee Report obtained by Al Jazeera and McClatchy show clear evidence of torture by the CIA and other US officials authorizing it or engaging in it  

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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ECCHR: A Remarkable Human Rights Organization for Difficult Times – 2013 Annual Report Introduction – PDF

ECCHR: A Remarkable Human Rights Organization for Difficult Times ECCHR is an incredibly dynamic, vibrant and cutting edge human rights organization — and it has achieved that in less than six years. Walk into its large, light filled loft in…
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International War Crimes

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American Raids in Libya & Somalia Expose Military Lawlessness – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: The U.S violates international law with kidnappings and armed attacks in sovereign countries.   MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: It’s good to be with you, Jessica, and The Real News. DESVARIEUX: Michael, what are you…
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International War Crimes

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US Attack On Syria Violates International Law – TRNN Transcript

  Michael Ratner: Without UN approval US attack on Syria violates international law. Thank you so much for joining us, Michael. So, Michael, the Obama administration is continuing this push for intervention in Syria. They’re working on getting approval from…
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International War Crimes

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