Tag Archive: Muslims

Law and Disorder Radio – Senate Intelligence Committee’s Report on CIA Detention and Interrogation – Eric Garner’s Public Defender Says Cops and Prosecutors “Are a Team in Every Case” – Voices from the Foley Square Demonstration Protesting Eric Garner’s Death – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  The Senate Intelligence Committee’s Report on CIA Detention and Interrogation Attorney Michael Ratner: The Senate Committee on Intelligence started the investigation in 2007 after 92 tapes of waterboarding were destroyed by the CIA. That’s where the investigation began. In…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Congratulatory Resolution – California State Board of Equalization First District – PDF

2012 California State Board of Equalization Congratulatory Resolution In honor and recognition of your outstanding leadership and commitment to advancing the civil rights and legal protections of American Muslims and other underrepresented communities, most notably as President Emeritus of the…
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Civil Liberties, Personal & Profiles

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CAIR Los Angeles 16th Annual Banquet – Speech Notes – PDF

Human rights lawyer Michael Ratner delivered an earnest keynote address at CAIR-LA’s 16th Annual Banquet. Ratner described the “assault” of Islamophobia on civil liberties in America, and the importance of CAIR’s work in safeguarding those liberties and upholding the constitutional…
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Palestine

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Guantanamo Remembered: 10 Years – CagePrisoners, Reprieve, IHRC Event – Video

On the tenth anniversary of Guantanamo Bay’s opening, CagePrisoners, Reprieve and the Islamic Human Rights Commission, co-hosted an event in order to reflect on the impact of a decade on the lives of those in Guantanamo and their families.

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Letter to Simon Wiesenthal Center Board Members Regarding Mamilla Cemetery – PDF

2010 Letter to Simon Wiesenthal Center Board Members Regarding Mamilla Cemetery Dear Board Member of the Simon Wiesenthal Center: As you may be aware, the Simon Wiesenthal Center (SWC) is building a Center for Human Dignity — Museum of Tolerance…
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Palestine

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Palestinian Families Appeal to UN Over Israeli Construction of “Museum of Tolerance” on Jerusalem’s Historic Mamilla Cemetery – Democracy Now Transcript

Palestinian families have filed a petition with the United Nations over the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s plans to build a “Museum of Tolerance” over the historic Muslim cemetery in Jerusalem. Opponents of the project have long questioned how a monument to…
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Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – John Ashcroft Material Witness Lawsuit – FOIA Lawsuit to Make FBI Surveillance Guidelines Public – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Lawsuit Brought Against Former US Attorney General John Ashcroft Last month, a major decision written by a federal judge gives a lawsuit standing that was brought against former US Attorney General John Ashcroft for the illegal and unconstitutional detention of…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Mumia Abu Jamal Update – John Yoo – Five Years of My Life: An Innocent Man in Guantanamo (Part 1) – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Hosts Update Mumia Abu Jamal Ruling Indecency Law in Indiana Lawyers Move To Get Torture Memo Author Yoo Tried As War Criminal In a press release, National Lawyers Guild President Marjorie Cohn stated:  “John Yoo’s complicity in establishing the policy…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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