Tag Archive: Political Prisoners

Law and Disorder Radio – Cuban Embassy Reopens in Washington DC After 54 Years – Greece Economic Crisis – President Obama’s Record of Pardons – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Cuban Embassy Reopens in Washington DC After 54 Years The Cuban Embassy had closed down in 1961. It reopened on Monday July 20, 2015. The Cuban flag was flown in front of the three-story building in Washington D.C. Our own…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Demand Proper Health Care for Political Prisoner Imam Jamil Al-Amin (H. Rap Brown) – US Government Targets 67-Year-Old Palestinian-American Rasmea Odeh – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Campaign Demanding Proper Health Care for Incarcerated COINTELPRO Target Imam Jamil Al-Amin (H. Rap Brown) A campaign was recently launched demanding immediate health care for political prisoner Imam Jamil Al-Amin, formerly known as H. Rap Brown. Once the chairperson of…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Phyllis Bennis on Israel-Palestine Peace Talks – Green Scare Crackdown and Monsanto Political Prisoner Marie Mason – Dr. Harriet Fraad Speech at Left Forum 2013 (Part 1) – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

 Law and Disorder Co-host and Executive Director of the National Lawyers Guild Heidi Boghosian Recently Published Spying on Democracy: Government Surveillance, Corporate Power and Public Resistance.                          Israel-Palestine Peace…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Secret FISA Court Advocates for the National Security State – Ron Reosti Speech at Left Forum 2013 – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Prisoners’ Hunger Strikes: Pelican Bay Prison, Guantanamo Bay Prison, Palestinians in Israeli Prisons CCR Lawsuit – Pelican Bay Prisoner Class Action 20-Plus Palestinians on Hunger Strike in Israeli Prisons Demand Better Conditions for Pelican Bay Prisoners Federal Judge Gladys Kessler…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Law and Disorder Radio – Michael Ratner Reviews Documentary We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks – Sahar Francis on Palestinian Prisoners – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

FDNY Lawsuit Update Guatemalan Genocide Verdict Overturned             We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks –  Michael Ratner Our own Michael Ratner delivers a critical review of the film documentary We Steal Secrets: The Story…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Internet Freedom, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Compassionate Release Petition for Lynne Stewart – Theresa Shoatz on Maroon the Implacable: The Collected Writings of Russell Maroon Shoatz – Victoria Brittain on Shadow Lives: How the War on Terror in England Became a War on Women and Children – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Please Sign Petition to Help Lynne Stewart Long time literary agent Francis Goldin has for years visited inmates on Death Row. She’s recently returned from visiting Lynne Stewart in the Carswell Medical Facility in Texas. She joins hosts to…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Johanna Fernandez on the Mass Incarceration Epidemic – Policing Trends at National Special Security Events – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Mass Incarceration Epidemic On January 19, the Malcolm X Commemoration Committee and 1199 SEIU activists presented the 17th Annual Dinner Tribute to the Families of Political Prisoners and Prisoners of War. It was called “Transforming Solidarity: Working Together to…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – National Defense Authorization Act – Lynne Stewart Case Update – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Mumia Abu-Jamal Relocation Update Bradley Manning Case and Erasing Computer Hard Drives                   National Defense Authorization Act Update Co-host Michael Ratner expounds on the National Defense Authorization Act. The Act has passed both…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Law and Disorder Radio – Cruel Solitary Confinement in Pennsylvania Prisons: The Cases of Andre Jacobs and Russell Maroon Shoatz – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

NLG, CCR, EFF and Generations Ahead Say DNA Collection Violates Fourth Amendment Gang Injunction in Babylon, NY Durban 10 Coalition UN Meeting on Racism              Cruel Solitary Confinement in Pennsylvania Prisons Earlier this year the…
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