Tag Archive: President Barack Obama

Important Revelations In New Leaks of CIA Torture Report – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner says that leaked portions of the Senate Select Committee Report obtained by Al Jazeera and McClatchy show clear evidence of torture by the CIA and other US officials authorizing it or engaging in it MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS,…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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“Off With His Head”: Court Upholds Obama’s Power to Kill — TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner: There have been no criminal prosecutions for illegal actions committed by the U.S. in the name of national security since 9/11.

International War Crimes

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“Off With His Head”: Court Upholds Obama’s Power to Kill – TRNN Transcript

MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Good to be with The Real News again. WORONCZUK: So what do you have for us this week? RATNER: Well, you know, I think about drone killings a lot. And I think…
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International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – FBI Meeting with TransCanada on the Keystone XL Pipeline – CIA Caught Spying on the Congressional Committee That Oversees It – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Immokalee Workers Demonstrations in Florida Michael Ratner: Ukraine Crisis Analysis Update Hosts Discuss CCR NYC Firefighter Racial Discrimination Case Law and Disorder Contest – The NSA Collected All Outgoing and Incoming Phone Calls of What Country? (Use Site Contact Form) Brooklyn…
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Law and Disorder Radio – Senate Democrats Help Block DOJ Civil Rights Division Nominee – Ajamu Baraka on Ukraine – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Hosts Discuss the CIA Spying on Senate Committee Staff Computers Heidi Boghosian: This Goes Back to 2009 when the CIA Destroyed Videotapes of Interrogation. Feinstein: “Oh, This is Great.”                    Senate Democrats…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Russell “Maroon” Shoatz Released Into General Population After 22 Years of Solitary – UN Expresses “Deepest Concern” over Widespread Sexual Abuse by Clergy – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

NLG Submits Testimony to Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Solitary Confinement NLG Calls on President Obama to Protect Consumer Privacy Rights NJ Judge Dismisses Case Against NYPD Alleged Unconstitutional Surveillance of Muslims Remembering Chokwe Lumumba            …
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US Drones Reaping Death by SIM Card – TRNN Transcript

RATNER: Always good to be with The Real News. And thank you, Jaisal. NOOR: So, Michael, tell us what you have for us this week. RATNER: Well, this has been what I would call drone week–a couple of stories that…
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International War Crimes

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US Drones Reaping Death by Sim Card – TRNN Video Link

Eliminating Targets Based on NSA spying but not verified by human intelligence demonstrates Obama’s false promise of oversight.

International War Crimes

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