Tag Archive: Donald Rumsfeld

Law and Disorder Radio – Facing the US Prison Problem – International Law Professor Francis Boyle on Palestine UN Observer Status – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Michael Ratner Attends Bradley Manning Hearing Psychiatrist Testimony: Manning Not a Suicide Threat Rumsfeld Techniques: Stripping, Lights on 24 Hours a Day, Sleep Disruption, Solitary Manning Testifies about Torture; Was it Aimed at Turning Him on Assange? with Michael…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Internet Freedom, Palestine

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Manning Testifies About His Torture; Was it Aimed at Turning Him on Assange? – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: Manning describes cruel and unusual punishment; offers to plea to lesser charges. MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: And what I am also, Paul (thank you for having me) is the lawyer for Julian Assange and…
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Internet Freedom

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Hamburg Litigating Universal Jurisdiction – Speech Notes – PDF

2012 Litigating Universal Jurisdiction Litigating Universal Jurisdiction 5/08/12 I. Thank Florian-Thank Wolfgang-known each other for 9 years or so -a relationship born out of my and CCR’s desire to hold Bush administration officials, particularly Donald Rumsfeld, accountable for torture under…
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International War Crimes

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Guantanamo: Broken Promises, Broken Lives – Law and Disorder Radio Transcript – Just Left Blog Post

Michael Ratner: January 11th, here we are. We’ve completed ten years after 9/11, going into the eleventh year. The tenth anniversary of Guantanamo opening. On the actual anniversary, January 11th, I will be in London commemorating the opening of Guantanamo…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Law and Disorder Radio – Occupy Des Moines Arrests – Guantanamo Murder Case: Al-Zahrani v. Rumsfeld – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

UN Votes 186-2 To Lift Cuba Embargo – US and Israel Anxiety over Economy: Concentration of Wealth Seen as Key Issue at a Volatile Time             OWS Albany Arrest Controversy          …
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Habeas Corpus in a Time of Fear – American Enterprise Institute – PDF

2011 Habeas Corpus in a Time of Fear Today, nearly ten years since President Bush first sent detainees to Guantanamo Bay and 19 months after President Obama promised the infamous prison camp would be closed, it remains open. One hundred…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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

Michael Ratner: Prosecution of Bush Cheney and Rumsfeld will have to be done in other countries as Obama has refused to pursue it.

International War Crimes

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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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Michael Ratner at the 2011 ALBA Annual Celebration

http://www.albavolunteer.org/2011/05/ratner-speech-available/

International War Crimes

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