Tag Archive: Red Cross

The Legal Campaign Against American Torture – Jadaliyya – by Lisa Hajjar

Torture, like genocide and crimes against humanity, is a gross crime under international law. The right not to be tortured is constituted through the prohibition of practices that purposefully cause harm (physical and/or psychological) to persons who are in custody…
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Personal & Profiles

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Law and Disorder Radio – Labor Relations at the American Red Cross – Dr. Allan Keller on Health Professionals Participating in Torture – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act – Sex Offenders May Be Kept In Jail After Serving Sentence (Preventive Detention Scheme) Glacial: Juveniles Will Not Get Life Without Parole Unless It’s Homicide Noam Chomsky Barred from Israel, Israel Backpeddles Judge Baltasar…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Yassin Araf Case – George W. Bush, War Criminal? – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Updates: Obama Scorecard #1: Guantanamo Bay/Enemy Combatant Status still exists. The words “Enemy Combatant” have been changed to “Opposing Force.”  Obama press release misleading and disingenuous. Red Cross Report – Mark Danner Dalia Hashad – Obama Signs UN Declaration To…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Red Cross Finds Detainees Intentionally Tortured in Guantanamo as Lawyers in Germany Charge Rumsfeld, Tenet With War Crimes in Iraq – Democracy Now Transcript

In a confidential report, the Red Cross concluded that the U.S. has been intentionally using psychological and sometimes physical coercion “tantamount to torture” on prisoners at Guantanamo Bay. We go to Germany to speak with Michael Ratner, president of the…
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International War Crimes

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Red Cross Finds Detainees Intentionally Tortured in Guantanamo as Lawyers in Germany Charge Rumsfeld, Tenet With War Crimes in Iraq – Democracy Now Video

In a confidential report, the Red Cross concluded that the U.S. has been intentionally using psychological and sometimes physical coercion “tantamount to torture” on prisoners at Guantanamo Bay. We go to Germany to speak with Michael Ratner, president of the…
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International War Crimes

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The Curious Justice of George Bush – Imagine Festival – Speech Notes – PDF

2004 Imagine Festival Presentation New York’s first annual Imagine Festival, of Arts, Issues and Ideas coincides with the 2004 Republican National Convention in New York City. The Imagine Festival is hosting over 125 events that mix artistic and educational activities…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Red Cross: U.S. May Have Committed War Crimes at Guantanamo Bay – Democracy Now Transcript and Tipton Three Report

115 page Tipton Three Report Link to the 115 Page Tipton Three report on the CCR Website https://ccrjustice.org/home/get-involved/tools-resources/publications/report-tipton-three-detention-afghanistan-and Michael Ratner, from the Center for Constitutional Rights, outlines a new report on how three British detainees were tortured in U.S. detention….
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Red Cross: U.S. May Have Committed War Crimes at Guantanamo Bay – Democracy Now Video and 115 page Tipton Three Report

Michael Ratner, from the Center for Constitutional Rights, outlines a new report on how three British detainees were tortured in U.S. detention. The men said they were beaten, shackled, photographed naked and in one incident questioned at gunpoint while in…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Should Guantanamo Bay Detainees be Freed? – Q&A with Jim Clancy – CNN – Transcript

THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT. THIS COPY MAY NOT BE IN ITS FINAL FORM AND MAY BE UPDATED. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) UNIDENTIFIED MALE: We have today filed a lawsuit which tests the power of the federal government and of the…
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