Tag Archive: The Washington Post

Michael Ratner, Lawyer Who Won Victory for Guantanamo Detainees, Dies at 72 – Washington Post – by Emily Langer – PDF

2016 Civil Liberties Lawyer for Detainees Michael Ratner, a civil liberties lawyer who mounted legal challenges to U.S. military actions abroad, helped represent WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and won a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case that defined legal rights for…
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Key figure in abuse case invokes shield – General eyed in use of dogs at Abu Ghraib – Washington Post/Boston Globe Archives – by Josh White

 WASHINGTON — Major General Geoffrey D. Miller, a central figure in the US detainee-abuse scandal, this week invoked his right not to incriminate himself in court-martial proceedings against two soldiers accused of using dogs to intimidate captives at the Abu…
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Statutes of Liberty – Washington Post – by Lynne Duke – PDF

2003 Statutes of Liberty Michael Ratner is in a cavernous college hall speaking to hundreds of students one recent evening. He’s hyped. He’s talking fast. The crusader at the lectern. This is what he loves to do: sound the alarm…
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