Tag Archive: Targeted Killings

Law and Disorder Radio – Assessing the Record of US Attorney General Eric Holder – Speech by Katherine Franke on Academic Freedom, Political Dissent and the Case of Steven Salaita – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Moazzam Begg Freed After Terrorism Charges Dropped 149 Inmates in Guantanamo Bay Prison – 79 Approved for Transfer            U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Evaluation Michael Ratner and Heidi Boghosian draw a balance sheet on the…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – The Dallas 6: Abuse in Solitary Confinement – Rutgers University to Give Condoleezza Rice Honorary Degree – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Court Dismisses Lawsuit Challenging U.S. Drone Killings of Three Americans Al Jazeera: Revealed: Senate Report Contains New Details on CIA Black Sites                     The Dallas 6: Abuse in Solitary Confinement In…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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“Off With His Head”: Court Upholds Obama’s Power to Kill — TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner: There have been no criminal prosecutions for illegal actions committed by the U.S. in the name of national security since 9/11.

International War Crimes

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“Off With His Head”: Court Upholds Obama’s Power to Kill – TRNN Transcript

MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Good to be with The Real News again. WORONCZUK: So what do you have for us this week? RATNER: Well, you know, I think about drone killings a lot. And I think…
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International War Crimes

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Holder’s Letter Does not Rule Out Targeting US Citizens Outside of Country (Non-citizens Can Be Killed Anywhere) – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: Rand Paul’s filibuster forces Attorney General to acknowledge US president can not order the killing of US citizens on American soil but does not rule out the global campaign of targeted assassinations. MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Holder’s Letter Does not Rule Out Targeting US Citizens Outside of Country (Non-citizens Can Be Killed Anywhere) – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner: Rand Paul’s filibuster forces Attorney General to acknowledge US president can not order the killing of US citizens on American soil but does not rule out the global campaign of targeted assassinations.

International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Senate Votes to Extend Warrantless Wiretaps for Five More Years – Omar Barghouti on Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions Controversy at Brooklyn College – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

NLG-NYC Attorneys Challenge NYPD Surveillance of Muslim Communities Center for Constitutional Rights Responds to Newly Released Targeted Killing White Paper  Senate Votes to Extend Warrantless Wiretaps for Five More Years: No Oversight, No Transparency Days before 2012 drew to a…
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Brennan Hearings: What is the Legal Basis for Drone Targeted Killings? – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: There’s no reason why the legal argument defending targeted killing should not be made public. ACTIVIST: You are betraying democracy when you assassinate suspects! You are a shame to democracy when you [crosstalk] SEN. DIANNE FEINSTEIN (D-CA), CHAIR,…
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International War Crimes

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Manhunt: The Rehabilitation of the CIA and Guess What? Torture Works! – Just Left Blog Post

As if ZDT (Zero Dark Thirty) was not enough. Wait until you all see Manhunt which I just did at Sundance. It’s a CIA propaganda film justifying torture, targeted killings etc. The agents who were in the film attended the…
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International War Crimes

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