Tag Archive: Attorney Margaret Ratner

Law and Disorder Radio – Jeremy Hammond Case Update – Iyad Burnat, Head of the Popular Committee in Bil’in, Palestine, Speaks in NYC – Jim Douglass on JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters (Rebroadcast) – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Israel and Gaza Bombing Update Israel the Third Largest Arms Seller Globally Weapons Experimentation in Gaza               Michael Ratner and Michael Smith Discuss Jeremy Hammond Court Case Jeremy Hammond is charged with hacking into…
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International War Crimes, Internet Freedom, Palestine

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In re Cuba Travel – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1998

With the formal creation this year of its Cuba Travel project, CCR now has approximately thirty open files on individuals and organizations facing charges or investigation by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), a division of the Department of…
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Civil Liberties

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Harbury v. Deutch – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1998

In March 1996, CCR filed suit on behalf of human rights activist Jennifer Harbury, charging U.S. government officials with the responsibility for the death of her Guatemalan husband Efrain Ramaca-Velasquez. the suit also alleges the the U.S. officials violated Harbury’s…
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International War Crimes

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Linder v. Calero-Portocarrero & Linder v. Department of Defense and F.B.I. and C. I A. – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1997

More legal skirmishes have occurred in an almost four-year discovery period to obtain documents from recalcitrant U.S. agencies that might shed light on the murder of Benjamin Linder, a U. S. engineer who was murdered in 1987 by the U.S….
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International War Crimes

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Harbury v. Deutch – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1997

CCR is representing Jennifer Harbury in a lawsuit charging U.S. Government officials with responsibility  for the death of her Guatemalan husband Efrain Bamaca Velasquez. In the suit, Harbury, a U.S. lawyer, also alleges that the U.S. officials violated her rights…
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International War Crimes

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Linder v. Calero-Portocarrero & Linder v. National Security Agency – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1996

Efforts continue in the 1988 case to obtain documents from recalcitrant U.S. agencies that might shed light on the murder of Benjamin Linder, a U.S. engineer who was murdered in 1987 by U.S.-supported  contras in Nicaragua. In the latest skirmish…
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International War Crimes

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Harbury v. Deutch & Harbury v. CIA – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1996

CCR is representing Jennifer Harbury in a lawsuit charging U.S. Government officials with responsibility  for the death of her Guatemalan husband Efrain Bamaca Velasquez. In the suit, Harbury, a U.S. lawyer, also alleges that the U.S. officials violated her rights…
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International War Crimes

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John Hill – Criminal Justice – CCR Docket 1976-1977

After commuting Hill’s life sentence for the murder of a prison guard during the Attica uprising in September, 1971, Gov­ernor Carey, operating through the Parole Board, denied him parole for at least two more years. This decision came after Hill…
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Civil Liberties

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Linder v. Calero-Portocarrero – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1995

After almost two years of delays, motions and negotiations, CCR attorneys have finally received some–but not all–of the documents from the federal agencies which may possess information concerning Ben Linder; who was murdered in 1987 by U.S. supported contras in…
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International War Crimes

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Bullfrog Films v. Wick – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1995

Ten years after CCR filed suit on behalf of documentary filmmakers whose films were denied “certificates of  educational character” by the U.S. Information Agency (USIA), the agency, after input from CCR, finally adopted a constitutional set of regulations governing the…
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Civil Liberties

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