Tag Archive: State Secrets Privilege

Law and Disorder Radio – A Setback for Obama’s War on Whistleblowers – BDS Movement Ignites Among US Food Co-Ops – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Heidi Boghosian in the New York Times – Mobilizing Help for People Accused of Hacking   Book: The Man Who Wouldn’t Die, by Roger Hollinder – union organizer and legend Joe Hil Film about FBI Informant Brandon Darby – Better This World…
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Civil Liberties, Internet Freedom

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Obama: One Year Later, Change? – Judson Memorial Church – Speech Notes – PDF

2010 Obama: One Year Later, Change? Speech Notes Ccr 2010 feb Judson before his inauguration ccr demanded an ambitious set of changes from obama and his administration— Esp on some of the key bush practices and lawlessness that undermined fundamental human…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Muting Our Criticism of Obama: If We Don’t Speak Out Who Will? – Just Left Blog Post

At a reception I attended the other day a progressive acquaintance came up to me and said the left “must stop bashing Obama. Keep doing it and he will lose the election. We should be thankful for what we have.”…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes, Palestine

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The National Security State: It Did Not Begin With “W” Nor Will it End With “O” – University of Iowa Center for Human Rights 10th Anniversary Symposium Keynote Address – Speech Notes – PDF

2009 University of Iowa Speech Notes Thank Burns—and Director Greg Hamot 10 years of Center—- Special Place—not on the coasts—yet significant—- Significant —not just location but because involved in both political and civil rights— And—economic and social rights—a bad step…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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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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Organization of American States – Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) Hearing on Accountability for Violations of Human Rights in the United States – Audio

Proceedings in Spanish and English. Michael Ratner’s presentation begins at 11:52.

International War Crimes

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Planning Document for Blueprint for Accountability Program at The Culture Project – PDF

2009 Blueprint for Accountability Planning Document The Accountability Project presents monthly events focused on a particular issue, each conceived under a broader theme. For example, the War Crimes series will include evenings focused on extraordinary rendition, torture and, and the…
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Personal & Profiles

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