Tag Archive: Iraq War Logs

Law and Disorder Radio – Michael Ratner on the Bradley Manning Verdict – Jules Lobel on the Pelican Bay Prison Hunger Strike – Michael Zweig Speech at Left Forum 2013 – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

 Michael Ratner: Bradley Manning Verdict Update I’ve been doing a lot of media on this lately, doing a lot of debates. I take a firm position. He should never have been tried in the first place. He’s a hero, he’s a whistleblower….
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Civil Liberties

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Court Order Reveals Unprecedented Government Surveillance of Verizon Cell Phone Customers – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: Document revealing US spying on Verizon cell phone customers likely leaked by a whistleblower, which government is attempting to suppress through Bradley Manning trial. NOOR: What are you working on this week, Michael? RATNER: Well, I had a…
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Internet Freedom

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Bradley Manning Trial: WikiLeaks Lawyer Sees Spurious “Enemy” Claims & Bid to Scare Whistleblowers – Democracy Now Transcript

The military trial of Army whistleblower Bradley Manning at Fort Meade, Maryland, began Monday with the defense and prosecution presenting starkly contrasting accounts. Manning is accused of giving a cache of diplomatic cables and government documents to WikiLeaks in the…
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Internet Freedom

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Bradley Manning Trial: WikiLeaks Lawyer Sees Spurious “Enemy” Claims & Bid to Scare Whistleblowers – Democracy Now Video

 The military trial of Army whistleblower Bradley Manning at Fort Meade, Maryland, began Monday with the defense and prosecution presenting starkly contrasting accounts.

Internet Freedom

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Truthtellers as Heroes: Wikileaks and the Struggle for Democracy – Maverick Lecture Series – Trinity University – Speech Notes – PDF

2013 San Antonio Speech Notes 4/8 Version 6 San Antonio Final Cut  Michael Ratner I so appreciate your having me; your willingness to hear the unconventional ­ Lucky u have Bill Scanlon–2 gitmo  people-impressive; wonderful trip around San Antonio My…
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Internet Freedom

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The New York Times and “Liberal Media” Helped Sell the Iraq War – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner: The NYT and other “liberal” commentators led the way in selling the WMD myth and justified the Iraq war; their mea culpas ring hollow.

Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Michael Ratner, lawyer for Julian Assange and Wikileaks on Manning Court Martial — Australian Broadcasting Corporation Late Line — Transcript

EMMA ALBERICI, PRESENTER: To discuss the Bradley Manning case, I was joined earlier from Washington by the president emeritus of the Centre for Constitutional Rights, Michael Ratner. He’s the US-based lawyer for Julian Assange and WikiLeaks. Michael Ratner, welcome to…
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Internet Freedom

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Michael Ratner, lawyer for Julian Assange and Wikileaks on Manning Court Martial — Australian Broadcasting Corporation – Video

Collateral Murder Video http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2013/s3773770.htm Michael Ratner, the lawyer for Julian Assange and Wikileaks discusses the Bradley Manning court martial and says it will be very hard for the prosecution to prove that Manning aided the enemy.

Internet Freedom

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Bradley Manning Tells Court Public Have the Right to Know About US War Crimes – TRNN Transcript

American Attorney for Julian Assange, Michael Ratner, reports he was in the courtroom and witnessed Manning speak with confidence and intelligence as he detailed the outrages that drove him to upload the documents to Wikileaks. MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER…
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International War Crimes, Internet Freedom

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