Tag Archive: Secret Sites

The Peter B. Collins Radio Show – Guantanamo – Audio Interview

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Obama vs Romney on Human Rights – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: President Obama record on human rights is no better than George Bush. MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Good to be with you, Paul. JAY: And I should mention Michael’s on the board of the Real…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Medical Professionals Complicit in Torture – Vince Warren on Guantanamo – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  From Attica to Pelican Bay – by Michael Ratner Inmates of Attica Correctional Facility v. Rockefeller (PDF) Clergy Sex Victims Demand Justice – CCR Lawsuit People Living in Poverty at All-Time High Law and Disorder Show – Troy Davis –…
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Obama’s Human Rights Record Pt.2 – TRNN Transcript

Ratner: Obama declared end to torture and secret prisons, but rights in US still threatened. PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome back to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in New York City. I’m joined again by Michael Ratner….
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Obama and the Future of the Imperial Presidency: Abuses of Power and Redressing the Wrongs of the Bush Administration – New York Society for Ethical Culture Advocacy Forum – Speech Notes – PDF

2009 Obama and the Imperial Presidency Speech Notes Ethical March 25 2009 Changes—half way measures; half full or empty Crawling out of a dark pit— Rolling back the practices—where are we– Gitmo 2 baskets 3 baskets; ec definition; bagram habeas;…
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The First 100 Days and Beyond: Restoring the Constitution – Lotos Club – PDF

2009 Lotos Club Speech Notes Lotos pamphlet books Alex CCR Bd—special place—work describe other: nyc fire dept.; stop and frisk; shell— Carole Havana Jake Great moment to be here Remarkable moment—African American—ccr founded—my experiences Remarkable to be rid of Bush—off…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Despite Celebrated Orders Closing Gitmo and Banning Torture, Has Obama Kept Rendition Intact? – Democracy Now Transcript

When President Obama signed executive orders to end torture and shut down Guantanamo, did he leave open the controversial rendition policy of kidnapping foreigners abroad? We host a debate between human rights attorneys Michael Ratner and Scott Horton. AMY GOODMAN:…
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Ex-CIA Officials Tied to Rendition Program and Faulty Iraq Intel Tapped to Head Obama’s Intelligence Transition Team – Democracy Now Transcript

John Brennan and Jami Miscik, both former intelligence officials under George Tenet, are leading Barack Obama’s review of intelligence agencies and helping make recommendations to the new administration. Brennan has supported warrantless wiretapping and extraordinary rendition, and Miscik was involved…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Guantanamo Prisoners Have Rights – Supreme Court – Part One – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner: Ruling says US cannot move prisoners offshore to avoid Constitution.

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