Tag Archive: Omar Khadr

Ratner: Obama Must Move to Close Guantanamo Now – TRNN Transcript

MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Good to be with you again, Real News and Jaisal. NOOR: So, Michael, what do you have for us this week? RATNER: You know, well, this week I’m sadly going to repeat…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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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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Omar Khadr Returned to Canada After US and Canada Ignored International Law for Years – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: The Khadr case and others show how human rights have deteriorated in the US; Assange right to fear extradition. MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Always good to be with you, Paul. JAY: And I guess…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Omar Khadr Returned to Canada After US and Canada Ignored International Law for Years – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner: The Khadr case and others show how human rights have deteriorated in the US; Assange right to fear extradition.

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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The Legal Campaign Against American Torture – Jadaliyya – by Lisa Hajjar

Torture, like genocide and crimes against humanity, is a gross crime under international law. The right not to be tortured is constituted through the prohibition of practices that purposefully cause harm (physical and/or psychological) to persons who are in custody…
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Personal & Profiles

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Law and Disorder Radio – The Color of Law: Ernie Goodman, Detroit, and the Struggle for Labor and Civil Rights – Ira Rheingold on the Foreclosure Crisis – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Omar Khadr Plea Deal                                   The Color of Law: Ernie Goodman, Detroit, and the Struggle for Labor and Civil Rights The Color of Law recreates…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Law and Disorder Radio – Vinie Burrows on Lynne Stewart Sentencing – Mountaintop Removal Activists Arrested in Virginia – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Groups Sue Virginia Prisons for Unconstitutional Banning of Jailhouse Lawyer’s Handbook  Omar Khadr 23 years old / 8 Years in GTMO / Khadr Boycotts Trial                            Lynne…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Bill Quigley on Permanent War – End the Korean War – Omar Khadr Military Commission Trial – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

No End In Sight, Number One In War What will you remember on Memorial Day? US law officially proclaims Memorial Day “as a day of prayer for permanent peace.” However, the US is much closer to permanent war than permanent…
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Law and Disorder Radio – Maher Arar Case Update – Economic Crisis – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Updates: Omar Khadr – First Military Commissions Trial To Go Forward Ali al-Marri – Key case defining enemy combatant – update with Jonathan Hafetz Salim Ahmed Hamdan Decision                     Update: Canadian Rendition Victim…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Palestine

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