Tag Archive: Palestine

European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) Colloquium on Michael Ratner and Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) – Challenging the Powerful with Legal Means: Transnational Collaborative Lawyering (3/6) – Katherine Gallagher, Miriam Saage-Maaß, with Moderator: Claudia Müller-Hoff

2016 marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of the New York-based Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the passing away of its President Emeritus Michael Ratner (1943-2016), who had made CCR his political home for 40 years. In 2007,…
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International War Crimes, Palestine, Personal & Profiles

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UN Report: Israel Committed Unprecedented Devastation and Killings in 2014 Gaza War – TRNN Video Link

Next step: Palestine submits thousands of pages documenting Israeli war crimes to the International Criminal Court; if the prosecutor fails to act, legitimacy of the court will further erode, says CCR’s Michael Ratner.

International War Crimes, Palestine

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Ratner Report: The Palestine Exception to the First Amendment – TRNN Transcript

SHARMINI PERIES, EXEC. PRODUCER, TRNN: Welcome to the Michael Ratner Report on The Real News Network. As you know, Michael Ratner is a President Emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights in New York. Michael, thank you so much for…
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Palestine

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Ratner Report: The Palestine Exception to the First Amendment – TRNN Video Link

Any criticism of Israel and push for BDS is considered anti-Semitic – such extreme reactions are an indication of the success of the campaign. The most recent Stanford University case is another example of that success.

Civil Liberties, Palestine

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Why the $655 Million Verdict Against the PA is Not A Victory for Human Rights –TRNN Transcript

Last week, Michael Ratner’s report was on the trial against the PA and the PLO in New York and its verdict. The piece was titled “Prejudicial Trial, Prejudicial Verdict: $218 Million”. Michael Ratner is joining us today from New York…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Why the $655 Million Verdict Against the PA is Not A Victory for Human Rights – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner says a US Court’s ruling against the Palestinian Authority demonstrates America’s hypocrisy towards Israel by impeding justice for victims of Israel while holding the Palestinian people collectively responsible for the acts of a few.

International War Crimes, Palestine

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Prejudicial Trial, Prejudicial Verdict: $218 Million – TRNN Transcript

PERIES: So, Michael, explain to us this case against the PLO and the PA in the United States. RATNER: It’s a really important case, unfortunately. And, of course, it’s broadened what I consider to be the power behind the colonial…
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Palestine

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Will the ICC Charge Israel With War Crimes? – TRNN Video Link

The Palestinian Authority has signed the Rome Statute, paving the way to access the International Criminal Court, based in The Hague. If accepted, Palestinians plan to pursue a case against Israel for crimes committed during the military assault on Gaza…
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International War Crimes, Palestine

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