Tag Archive: Jon Burge

Law and Disorder Radio – FiSaraha International Film Festival – ACLU Lawsuit to Make Catholic Groups Provide Abortions to Undocumented Immigrants – Proposal to Award Chicago Police Torture Victims Reparations – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Attorneys Make United Nations Urgent Appeal Request for Mumia Abu-Jamal                         FiSaraha International Film Festival Co-host Michael Ratner recently attended the 11th FiSaraha International Film Festival in Africa’s Western…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – G. Flint Taylor on the Racist History of Police Unions – Presentation by Steven Salaita: Inter-Nationalism: Encountering Palestine in American Studies – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

 Blood on Their Hands: The Racist History of Police Unions The NYPD police officer union’s outrageous assertion that New York Mayor Bill de Blasio had “blood on his hands” in the murder of two NYPD officers is consistent with the…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Michael Smith Returns from Argentina Book Tour – Ferguson, MO Protests Continue – Torturer Jon Burge Out of Prison After Less Than 4 Years – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Heidi Boghosian Updates Listeners on the Revictimization Relief Act           Michael Smith Returns from Argentina Book Tour Early October marks the 47th anniversary of Ernesto “Che” Guevara’s capture and assassination in Bolivia. Co-hosts Michael Ratner and…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Chicago Torture Cases and Another Police Cover-Up – Max Blumenthal Speech at Brooklyn for Peace Meeting – James Petras on Ukraine – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Chicago Torture Cases Update and Another Chicago Cover-Up We follow up on the Chicago torture cases and their aftermath. Listeners may recall the sentencing of former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge in 2011, which helped create a model within Chicago…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – NYC Stop and Frisk Trial Begins – Cuban Five Case Update – Racism, Torture, and Impunity in Chicago – French-Led Invasion of Mali – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

New York Times Continues to Deceive About Iraq War New York City Stop and Frisk Trial Begins Here on Law and Disorder, we’ve been covering the stop and frisk case known as Floyd v. City of New York et al. This…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Workers Win Settlement at Supplier to Chinese Restaurants – Federal Judge Rules Former Chicago Mayor Daley Can Be Sued for Alleged Torture Cover-Up – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

In Memory: Attorney Debra Evenson             Court Says Public Has Right To Video Police In Public Places               Workers Win Large Settlement at Supplier to Chinese Restaurants After Hard-Fought…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – Jon Burge Sentenced – Bill Goodman on the State of Democratic Rights – Human Rights in Honduras Post-Coup – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

 Jon Burge, Former Chicago Police Commander, Sentenced to 4 1/2 Years Here on Law and Disorder we’ve reported on the ongoing developments of the Chicago torture case and former Chicago police commander Jon Burge. Burge has been sentenced to four and a…
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Law and Disorder Radio – Former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge Found Guilty – US Social Forum in Detroit – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge Found Guilty Former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge was found guilty last week, 25 years after the evidence of torture and police abuse was brought forward. Burge was not convicted of abusing prisoners–the statute…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – Third Stay Issued for Troy Davis Execution – Chicago Police Torturer Jon Burge Arrested – Luis Posada Carriles: A Tribunal (Part 3) – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Updates: Michael Ratner on the Cuban Five, a Cuba Visit, the Uighurs and the Latest on Guantanamo US Drops Charges for 5 Guantanamo Detainees US Missiles Hit Pakistan School Blackwater Sends Warship to Gulf of Aden North American Army Created…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) First 100 Days Campaign – Chicago Police Torture – Beyond Guantanamo Panel – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Updates: Extremely Rare: Court Moves To Rehear Case of Canadian Rendition Victim Maher Arar NYC’s Plan To Track Everything That Moves Outrage At NYPD Plan To Track Vehicles NYPD Travel To London For Security Tips Detention Camp Set Up For…
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