Tag Archive: Private Military Contractor

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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Law and Disorder Radio – Blackwater Guards Found Guilty of 2007 Baghdad Killings – Marjorie Cohn on Drones and Targeted Killing: Legal, Moral and Geopolitical Issues – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Michael Ratner Reports on an Important Break in the Julian Assange Case Longest Case of Pre-Trial Investigation in Swedish History in which the Prosecutor has Simply Sat on Her Hands What Sweden Did Here is Divert Attention from the Underlying…
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International War Crimes, Internet Freedom

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Obama: One Year Later, Change? – Judson Memorial Church – Speech Notes – PDF

2010 Obama: One Year Later, Change? Speech Notes Ccr 2010 feb Judson before his inauguration ccr demanded an ambitious set of changes from obama and his administration— Esp on some of the key bush practices and lawlessness that undermined fundamental human…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Law and Disorder Radio – The First 100 Days: Dismantling the Police State in a New Presidency (Part 3) – Jonathan Hafetz on Enemy Combatants – Jules Lobel on the Misuse of War Powers – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

The First 100 Days – Part 3 Private Military Contractors – Susan Burke We go now to look at the abuse of force by Private Military Contractors and their role in illegal torture tactics and interrogation. In one case currently…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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“They Protect People’s Lives”– One Month After Baghdad Killings, Bush Defends Blackwater USA – Democracy Now Transcript

One month after the Baghdad mass shooting that killed 17 Iraqi civilians, President Bush has defended Blackwater USA, saying they provide “a valuable service” and “protect people’s lives.” AMY GOODMAN: I want to go to the private military contractor Blackwater….
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International War Crimes

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“They Protect People’s Lives” — One Month After Baghdad Killings, Bush Defends Blackwater USA – Democracy Now Video

One month after the Baghdad mass shooting that killed 17 Iraqi civilians, President Bush has defended Blackwater USA, saying they provide “a valuable service” and “protect people’s lives.”

International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Surveillance Plans for New York City – Jack Anderson Files – Blackwater USA Lawsuit – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Big surveillance plans in New York City Wireless cameras over Brooklyn and a virtual “Ring of Steel” for Lower Manhattan – More than 500 surveillance cameras are planned to be installed in Brooklyn and Manhattan. Hundreds of cameras will follow…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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