Tag Archive: Attorney Jonathan Hafetz

The Legal Campaign Against American Torture – Jadaliyya – by Lisa Hajjar

Torture, like genocide and crimes against humanity, is a gross crime under international law. The right not to be tortured is constituted through the prohibition of practices that purposefully cause harm (physical and/or psychological) to persons who are in custody…
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Personal & Profiles

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Law and Disorder Radio – Bill Quigley on Permanent War – End the Korean War – Omar Khadr Military Commission Trial – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

No End In Sight, Number One In War What will you remember on Memorial Day? US law officially proclaims Memorial Day “as a day of prayer for permanent peace.” However, the US is much closer to permanent war than permanent…
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Law and Disorder Radio – Naomi Wolf on Guantanamo Under Obama – Mohammed Jawad Case Update – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Naomi Wolf – Guantanamo Bay: The Inside Story Has President Obama begun to honor his promise to close Guantanamo detention camp and undo secretive detention and interrogation policies within the year? Author and political consultant Naomi had to find out…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Law and Disorder Radio – Anti-Zionist Professor Joel Kovel Fired by Bard College – Scott Horton on Bush Administration Legal Memos – Ali Saleh Kahlah al Marri Indicted on Terrorism Charges – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Updates: Co-host Dalia Hashad explains why Proposition 8 affect fundamental rights for all Civil Rights Pioneers Honored on Stamps Tell Senator Patrick Leahey that Truth Commissions are not enough and could easily lead to impunity for torturers      …
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Jeremy Scahill on Obama Appointees – Ali Al-Marri Case Update – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Host Updates: Michael Ratner and Michael Steven Smith update on the media discussions of whether to prosecute the “torture conspirators,” the details of Attorney General Michael Mukasey’s collapse, and a preventive detention scheme that could replace Guantanamo prison. No truth commission….
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Law and Disorder Radio – Laying the Foundation for a Police State, Part 4: Iraq – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Laying the Foundation of a Police State – Part 4 – Iraq Since the summer of 2004, Law and Disorder has brought Pacifica listeners the voices of activists, authors and attorneys from the front lines. We’ve examined in a four…
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Law and Disorder Radio – Rumsfeld Resigns, Laying the Foundation for a Police State, Part 2: Tracking the Disappeared, Guantanamo, Al-Marri & Jose Padilla – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Rumsfeld Resigns               Examining the Foundation of a Police State: Tracking the Disappeared In this second part of this four-part series, we take a look through the eyes and experiences of our guest attorneys…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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