Tag Archive: Mamdouh Habib

“Worse” Than Guantanamo: U.S. Expands Secretive Prison Inside Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan – Democracy Now Video

 The U.S. is holding 500 at the base in wire cages at the Bagram Air Base, north of Kabul in Afghanistan. Some have been detained for up to three years. They have never been charged with crimes. They have…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Brandeis Speech Notes – From Magna Carta to Abu Ghraib: Detention/Torture/Disappearances – PDF

2005 Brandeis Speech Notes Here to talk to you about 9/11– Title From Magna Carta to Abu Ghraib: Detention/Torture/Disappearances and Summary Trial in America Brandeis—exp/Columbia CCR—what is it—website—history Leading on post 9/11— Books–gitmo; am disap Shift in its work– People…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Michael Ratner: Gonzales “Has His Hand Deep in the Blood of the Conspiracy Of Torture” – Democracy Now Transcript

A contentious senate debate for the confirmation of Attorney General nominee Alberto Gonzales is expected next week, we speak with Center for Constitutional Rights attorney Michael Ratner about Gonzales’ role in laying the legal groundwork for torture at Abu Ghraib…
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Michael Ratner: Gonzales “Has His Hand Deep in the Blood of the Conspiracy Of Torture” – Democracy Now Video

A contentious senate debate for the confirmation of Attorney General nominee Alberto Gonzales is expected next week, we speak with Center for Constitutional Rights attorney Michael Ratner about Gonzales’ role in laying the legal groundwork for torture at Abu Ghraib…
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Four Remaining British Guantanamo Detainees To Be Freed – Democracy Now Transcript

The British government has announced that the four remaining British citizens held in U.S. custody at Guantanamo will be released. The four Brits are: Moazzam Begg, Feroz Abbasi, Martin Mubanga and Richard Belmar. We speak with Michael Ratner, president of…
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Four Remaining British Guantanamo Detainees To Be Freed – Democracy Now Video

 The British government has announced that the four remaining British citizens held in U.S. custody at Guantanamo will be released. The four Brits are: Moazzam Begg, Feroz Abbasi, Martin Mubanga and Richard Belmar.

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The Guantanamo Prisoners – Chapter in America’s Disappeared: Secret Imprisonment, Detainees, and the “War on Terror” (Draft) – edited by Rachel Meeropol – PDF

2004 The Guantanamo Prisoners It has been called an “American Gulag,” “A Lawless Human Warehouse,” “A Legal Black Hole,” “A Glimpse Into Our Future,” ” A Cold Storage Facility,” and the “First Off Shore Concentration Camp of the Empire.” The…
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Post-Rasul v. Bush Columbia Law School Presentation – Speech Notes – PDF

2004 Post-Rasul v. Bush Columbia Law School Presentation Speech Notes                                 Post Rasul—june 28 Hat; book; Play; Gerry Neuman:–met gitmo Haitian litigation—friend of harold’s—architect of…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Held in Contempt – Financial Times – by Isabel Hilton – PDF

2004 Held in Contempt The preliminary hearings opened earlier this week in the first US military tribunals since the second world war, held in a spe­cially constructed courtroom in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. More than 700 men have been imprisoned in…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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Noho Legal Corps Strikes Big Blow for Habeas Corpus – The Villager – by Jerry Tallmer – PDF

2004 Noho Legal Corps Strikes Big Blow for Habeas Corpus George Bush, meet King John. Donald Rumsfeld, here’s a map of Runnymede. It’s not far from Guantanamo. John Ashcroft, shake hands with habeas corpus. “I always cite the Magna Carta,”…
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