Tag Archive: President George H. W. Bush

HRW: Obama Broke Law Not Prosecuting Bush & Cheney – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: Prosecution of Bush Cheney and Rumsfeld will have to be done in other countries as Obama has refused to pursue it. PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay, coming to you…
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International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Hamdi and Padilla Supreme Court Rulings – Al Shimari v CACI Case – Guantanamo: What the World Should Know – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Hosts interview key defense attorneys and discuss the civil rights implications of recent Supreme Court rulings on the Hamdi/Padilla cases and also recent prison torture cases involving two corporations, Titan & CACI. Among the guests: Joe Margulies, Susan Burke, Donna…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Why is President Bush Maintaining a Ban On Seeing War’s Returning Casualties? – Democracy Now Transcript

President Bush has still yet to attend the funeral of a single U.S. soldier killed in action since he took office and his administration is maintaining a ban on journalists filming caskets returning to the U.S. from Iraq and Afghanistan….
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Civil Liberties

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Why is President Bush Maintaining a Ban On Seeing War’s Returning Casualties? – Democracy Now Video

President Bush has still yet to attend the funeral of a single U.S. soldier killed in action since he took office and his administration is maintaining a ban on journalists filming caskets returning to the U.S. from Iraq and Afghanistan.

Civil Liberties

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Haitians Centers Council, Inc. v. Salas – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Spring 1994

Much to the dismay of the human rights and civil rights communities, once in office President Bill Clinton continued the Bush Administration’s policy of forcibly returning Haitian immigrants to Haiti and maintaining a virtual prison camp for HIV-positive Haitians at Guantanamo….
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International War Crimes

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Haitian Centers Council, Inc. v. McNary – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1992

A heartbreaking legal battle raged throughout the spring of 1992 over the rights of Haitian immigrants, pitting the Bush Administration against the human rights and civil rights communities. CCR joined the San Francisco Lawyers’ Committee for Urban Rights, the Lowenstein International…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Trajano v. Marcos ( amicus) – International human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1992

Archimedes Trajano, a 21-year-old engineering student, attended a 1977 public meeting at the Mapua Institute of Technology in the Philippines . When he stood and asked critical questions of the speaker, Imee Marcos-Manotoc, the daughter of  then-President Ferdinand Marcos, she…
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International War Crimes

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U.S. v. Captain Yolanda Huet-Vaughn – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1992

CCR joined in an appeal of the conviction of an Army physician who refused to go to the Gulf War. Dr.Yolanda Huet-Vaughn, a captain in the Army Medical Corps, objected to the war on moral grounds, Gulf particularly her belief…
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Civil Liberties

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Ange v. Bush – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1991

Like Paterson v. Bush, 26-year­ old college student Michael Ange objected to his deployment to drive a five-ton fuel truck in Saudi Arabia, claiming that it exceeded the oath that he and other reservists took because “we never swore to…
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Civil Liberties

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United States v. Paterson – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1991

On August 29, 1991, 22-year-old Californian Jeffrey Paterson publicly proclaimed his opposition to the Gulf war and refused to join the hundreds of thousands of U.S. armed forces President Bush had already sent to the Middle East. While staff sergeants…
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Civil Liberties

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