Tag Archive: LGBT

Mourning the Loss of Michael Ratner, a Tireless Champion for Human and Civil Rights – American Jewish World Service Blog – by Ruth Messinger

I am heartbroken at the loss of Michael Ratner, a tireless champion of human and civil rights and a lawyer for justice everywhere. Michael led the Center for Constitutional Rights, a non-profit legal and educational organization committed to the creative…
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Civil Liberties, Personal & Profiles

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Just as Boycotts Are Making a Difference for LGBTQ People, Some Lawmakers Want to Shut Them Down – Slate – with Katherine Franke – PDF

2016 Just as Boycotts Are Making a Difference for LGBTQ People, Some Lawmakers Want to Shut Them Down In recent weeks, governors, mayors, major businesses, and entertainers have joined a boycott of North Carolina and Mississippi as a way of protesting…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – Yassin Araf Case – George W. Bush, War Criminal? – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Updates: Obama Scorecard #1: Guantanamo Bay/Enemy Combatant Status still exists. The words “Enemy Combatant” have been changed to “Opposing Force.”  Obama press release misleading and disingenuous. Red Cross Report – Mark Danner Dalia Hashad – Obama Signs UN Declaration To…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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