Tag Archive: Nuremberg

Law and Disorder Radio – A People’s History of the Egyptian Revolution – Ramsey Clark on War in Libya – National Lawyers Guild Scores Victory in Internet Free Speech Case – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

A People’s History of the Egyptian Revolution Egypt’s revolution didn’t suddenly happen overnight; there was long and important history. Beginning with Egypt and Israel signing the Camp David Accords in 1979, Egypt was rewarded with billions in US military aid…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Internet Freedom

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Why There Should be a Case Against George W. Bush Under Torture Law – CNN

There was widespread support among scores of human rights groups and many others for recent efforts to have Switzerland open a preliminary investigation for torture against former President George W. Bush during his planned (and now canceled) visit to Geneva….
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No Time for Political Accommodation: Demand Prosecution of the Torture Team – Letter to the Editor Harper’s Magazine and Just Left Blog Post – PDF

2009 No Time for Political Accommodation: Demand Prosecution of the Torture Team This is a response to Scott Horton’s December Harper’s piece “Justice After Bush, Prosecuting an Outlaw Administration.” Horton concludes that a Commission of Inquiry or Truth Commission is the right…
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International War Crimes

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Should the Former Iraqi Dictator Be Tried Before An Iraqi or an International Court? – Democracy Now Video

 Democracy Now! hosts a debate with the chief U.S. prosecutor at the Nuremberg trials Benjamin Ferencz, Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights as well a two Iraqi Americans living in the U.S. on how Saddam Hussein should…
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International War Crimes

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Civil Remedies for Gross Human Rights Violations – Book Chapter in Human Rights in the World Community: Issues and Action – PDF

2001 Civil Remedies for Gross Human Rights Violations Introduction Over the last few years many in the human rights community have focused on criminal remedies for pursuing individual human rights abusers. United Nations sponsored criminal courts are trying those who…
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International War Crimes

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International Law and War Crimes – Chapter in War Crimes: A Report on United States War Crimes against Iraq by Ramsey Clark and Others

In the work of this Commission, we are undertaking an historic task. We are here to inquire into and ultimately judge whether the United States has violated laws that are fundamental to a civilized world; laws that are designed to…
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International War Crimes

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