Tag Archive: Sister Dianna Ortiz

Law and Disorder Radio – Peter Weiss on Royal Dutch Shell Settlement – Torture and the Need for Justice (Part 2) – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Host Updates: Jose Padilla Sues John Yoo Four Uighurs Released To Bermuda State Secrets – ACLU’s National Security Project State Secrets – Torture Photos – Release them, so the US can see what their government did State Secrets – CIA Fights…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Memorial Day Weekend Terror Plot and FBI Entrapment – Torture and the Need for Justice Town Hall Meeting (Part 1) – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Host Updates: Susan Jordan Remembered by Lynne Stewart and Heidi Boghosian Activist Lawyer Susan Jordan Killed In Plane Crash Segments This Week: A Look Into the Memorial Day Weekend Terror Plot – Guest Mike German A Revolution Books Town Hall Meeting:…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes, Palestine

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Torture and the Need for Justice: A Revolution Books Town Hall, Ethical Culture Society – Video

A Revolution Books Town Hall Meeting: TORTURE AND THE NEED FOR JUSTICE June 3, 2009 – Ethical Culture Society, NYC Speakers: Michael Ratner, president, Center for Constitutional Rights, and an international human rights lawyer Laura Flanders, journalist and host of…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Torture and the Need for Justice: A Revolution Books Town Hall, Ethical Culture Society – Speech Notes – PDF

Medical Torture Guantanamo   2009 Torture and the Need for Justice Speech Notes Ethical, Wed June 3, 09 Michael Ratner #3 (june 2 1203) version 3 Pls to be here —gita diana jeremy laura chris (andy) Diana—survivor of  torture in…
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Wrong About Rights – Salon – Michael Ratner with Sara Miles

Is the U.S. above the Geneva Conventions? The debate over McCain’s anti-torture bill is a sad moment for a country that once stood for human rights. MICHAEL RATNER, WITH SARA MILES As someone who has spent decades representing clients who…
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The Cases of the Foreign Generals Brought to Justice – in Fighting for Public Justice: Cases and Trial Lawyers that Made a Difference – with Beth Stephens – PDF

2001 The Cases of the Foreign Generals Brought to Justice For Hector Gramajo, the former Minister of Defense of Guatemala, it was a proud day. He had been in the U.S. for nearly a year, pursuing post-graduate studies at Harvard’s…
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International War Crimes

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Xuncax v. Gramajo & Ortiz v. Gramajo – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1995

In the most recent victory against international human rights abusers, on April 12, 1995, a federal district court judge in Massachusetts ordered the former Defense Minister of Guatemala, Hector Gramajo, to pay 47.5 million in damages to eight Guatemalans and a U.S. nun…
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International War Crimes

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Xuncax v. Gramajo & Ortiz v. Gramajo – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Spring 1994

Two civil damages suits against Hector Gramajo, the ex-Defense Minister of Guatemala, may result in default judg­ments against him. In the first, Xuncax v. Gramajo, Gramajo is charged with designing, ordering, implementing and directing a program of massacres, murders, disappearances­, widespread…
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International War Crimes

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Ortiz v. Gramajo – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1992

Sister Dianna Ortiz, a U.S. nun who was living and teaching literacy and religion to school children in San Miguel Acatan, Guatemala, was abducted by military and security personnel under the direction and control of Hector Gramajo Ortiz was stripped,…
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International War Crimes

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