Tag Archive: Russia

The Hypocrisy of US Calling for Enforcement of International Law – TRNN Transcript

PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay. And welcome to this week’s episode of The Ratner Report with Michael Ratner, who now joins us from New York City. Michael is president emeritus at the Center…
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International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Chicago Torture Cases and Another Police Cover-Up – Max Blumenthal Speech at Brooklyn for Peace Meeting – James Petras on Ukraine – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Chicago Torture Cases Update and Another Chicago Cover-Up We follow up on the Chicago torture cases and their aftermath. Listeners may recall the sentencing of former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge in 2011, which helped create a model within Chicago…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Palestine

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US Attack On Syria Violates International Law – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: Without UN approval US attack on Syria violates international law. Thank you so much for joining us, Michael. So, Michael, the Obama administration is continuing this push for intervention in Syria. They’re working on getting approval from Congress….
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International War Crimes

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Holder Tells Russia Snowden Won’t Face Torture or Death, But Does U.S. Record Undermine Its Pledge? — Democracy Now Video

The Obama administration has assured Russia that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden will not be executed or tortured if he is sent back to the United States. In a letter to his Russian counterpart, Attorney General Eric Holder said Snowden does…
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Internet Freedom

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Holder Tells Russia Snowden Won’t Face Torture or Death, But Does U.S. Record Undermine Its Pledge? – Democracy Now Transcript

The Obama administration has assured Russia that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden will not be executed or tortured if he is sent back to the United States. In a letter to his Russian counterpart, Attorney General Eric Holder said Snowden does not…
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Internet Freedom

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WikiLeaks’ Lawyer Speaks out on Snowden — Thom Hartmann The Big Picture – Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=22NaSWn-Y0c Michael Ratner, Center for Constitutional Rights, joins Thom Hartmann. Like a scene out of the movie “The Terminal” – Edward Snowden is holed up in the transit zone of Moscow’s international airport. But with Russian officials vowing to let…
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Internet Freedom

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Exclusive Video: WikiLeaks Lawyer Confirms Snowden Lands In Russia; Seeks Asylum in Unnamed Country – Democracy Now Transcript

“Apparently he left Hong Kong with no difficulty,” Ratner says, confirming that he is now in Moscow. “Hong Kong government said that the warrant for his arrest issued by the United States was not valid. That he was free to…
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Internet Freedom

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