Tag Archive: Mexico

Law and Disorder Radio – James Cockcroft on Mexico’s Revolution Then and Now – Ilan Pappe on Gaza In Crisis – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

 Mexico’s Revolution Then and Now Mexico’s Revolution Then and Now is the title of Jim Cockcroft’s new book. It’s described as the perfect introductory text to the subject, providing readers the historic context within which the Mexican revolution occurred, how the…
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International War Crimes, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – NSA Spying Lawsuit – Mexico Election Protests – Border Activists’ Case Dismissed – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Guantanamo/War on Terror/9/11 – Update Co-host Michael Ratner begins the update in the context of the Supreme Court’s Hamdan decision – which essentially says that Geneva conventions apply to people picked up during the “war on terror,” meaning fair trials…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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In re Indigenous Peoples in Mexico – Native Americans/Indigenous Peoples’ Rights – CCR Docket Fall 1992

In another case involving indigenous peoples (see preceding Docket entry), CCR is investigating international human rights violations committed against indigenous peoples in Mexico, particularly descendants of Central American Mayans who were held and tortured in 1991 by local Mexican police…
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International War Crimes

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U.S. v. Alvarez-Machain (amicus) – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1992

In a decision which caused widespread shock and dismay in the legal community and among human rights activists, the Supreme Court ruled in June 1992 that U.S. officials may kidnap a foreign national in his own country and bring him…
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International War Crimes

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