Tag Archive: Mohammed Al-Qahtani

The Dean of the Gitmo Bar Meet Michael Ratner, Lead Terrorist Defender – Marc A. Thiessen – The Weekly Standard

In recent weeks, controversy has erupted over demands that the Obama administration release the names of lawyers working in the Justice Department who once represented or advocated for captured al Qaeda terrorists. But amid the debate, one name has thus…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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The Trial of Donald Rumsfeld – Amnesty International Magazine – with Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR)

2009 The Trial of Donald Rumsfeld In response to the attacks of September 11, 2001, top officials of the Bush administration authored an era of torture, rendition and secret detention—criminal acts for which they must be held accountable. In his…
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International War Crimes

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Saving Habeas Corpus, Part 3 – A Dialogue with the Catskills’ Civil Rights Crusader, Michael Ratner – The Olive Press – by Gary Alexander – PDF

2008 Saving Habeas Corpus Part 3 Wheels have been turn­ing since the first part of this in­terview with the Center for Constitutional Rights’ president Michael Ratner began two issues back and keeping pace with the vital events that organization is…
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Torture, Tribunals and the Death Penalty – TRNN Transcript

BRIGADIER GENERAL TW HARTMANN: Today the convening authority for military commissions received sworn charges against six individuals alleged to be responsible for the planning and execution of the attacks upon the United States of America which occurred on September 11,…
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Boats Against the Tide – From Attica to Guantanamo: The Struggle for Liberty and Justice in America – Northeastern University School of Law – Speech Notes – PDF

2008 Northeastern University School of Law Speech Notes Appreciate honor of being here at Northeastern; years of NE students have worked at CCR; and I as a student worked with a former Dean and current prof Michael Meltsner in the…
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The Fear of Torture: Tape Destruction or Prosecution – The Guardian and Just Left Blog Post

As we all now know, the CIA has destroyed hundreds of hours of video tapes of the likely 2002 water torture of three men, allegedly involved with al-Qaida, by its agents. Although the CIA has not acknowledged that the videos are of…
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On Visit to France, Donald Rumsfeld Hit with Lawsuit for Ordering, Authorizing Torture – Democracy Now Transcript

The complaint was filed with the Paris prosecutor’s office as Rumsfeld arrived in France for a visit. This is the fifth time Rumsfeld has been charged with direct involvement in torture since 9/11. We speak with two attorneys with the…
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On Visit to France, Donald Rumsfeld Hit with Lawsuit for Ordering, Authorizing Torture – Democracy Now Video

The complaint was filed with the Paris prosecutor’s office as Rumsfeld arrived in France for a visit. This is the fifth time Rumsfeld has been charged with direct involvement in torture since 9/11. We speak with two attorneys with the…
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Guantanamo: Five Years and Counting – Salon – with Sara Miles

I wish this dark period of detention and torture were over. But rolling back the Military Commissions Act and reestablishing the rule of law are monumental tasks. MICHAEL RATNER, WITH SARA MILES The first time I saw the U.S. prison camp…
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