Tag Archive: Shafiq Rasul

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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First Cases: How the Center for Constitutional Rights Launched the First Guantánamo Cases

This article appears in Guantanamo: Stories from the Prison Outside the Law, a project of NYU Digital Library Technology Services. First Cases: How the Center for Constitutional Rights Launched the First Guantánamo Cases On November 14, 2001 I awoke to…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Legal Combatant – Columbia Magazine – by David J. Craig – PDF

Legal Combatant Michael Ratner ’70LAW goes head-to-head with the U.S. government over the rights of Guantánamo Bay detainees.  By David J. Craig Photography by Bjorn Wallander It’s a Friday afternoon in late September, and the mood at the Center for…
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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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Held in Contempt – Financial Times – by Isabel Hilton – PDF

2004 Held in Contempt The preliminary hearings opened earlier this week in the first US military tribunals since the second world war, held in a spe­cially constructed courtroom in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. More than 700 men have been imprisoned in…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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Guantanamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom by Victoria Brittain and Gilian Slovo – Program Excerpt – The Culture Project – PDF

2004 Guantanamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom Program RASUL V. BUSH: GUANTANAMO IN THE SUPREME COURT Within a few weeks of the 9/11 attacks, CCR recognized that the tragedy would be used by the Bush administration as an excuse for…
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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 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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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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The Leonard Lopate Show – Michael Ratner and Barbara Olshansky on Guantanamo NPR – Audio

http://www.wnyc.org/story/49922-michael-ratner-and-barbara-olshansky/    

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