Tag Archive: Tipton Three

Speech Notes for Event Marking 10th Anniversary of Rasul v. Bush – PDF

2014 10th Anniversary of Rasul v Bush Great to see all my friends here Heroes in this long struggle insure fundamental rights to our clients; close gitmo esp nice gita 1st one to visit gitmo after rasul order– all Grown…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Columbia Oral History Part One & Two – Transcript PDF & Link to Columbia Archive Transcript

With handwritten corrections Columbia Oral History Part One Columbia Oral History Part Two Columbia Transcript   http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/ccoh_assets/ccoh_10539519_transcript.pdf

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Guantanamo: Broken Promises, Broken Lives – Law and Disorder Radio Transcript – Just Left Blog Post

Michael Ratner: January 11th, here we are. We’ve completed ten years after 9/11, going into the eleventh year. The tenth anniversary of Guantanamo opening. On the actual anniversary, January 11th, I will be in London commemorating the opening of Guantanamo…
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A Note on Coercive Interrogation Techniques, Cruel Inhuman & Degrading Treatment and Torture — PDF

2008 Coercive Interrogation Techniques, Cruel Inhuman & Degrading Treatment and Torture Only days after the Supreme Court argument in April, 2004, the notorious Abu Ghraib pictures were first publicly revealed. It is now clear that abuses, mistreatment, and torture are…
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WESPAC Foundation Awards Dinner – Speech Notes – PDF

2008 WESPAC Speech Notes Sunday April 12 08 Wespac speech final I. I am proud to stand here among the activists of Wespac—Front lines for a long time— Special relationship —Connie Hogarth for a long time— Dottie Zellner—- Old acquaintance—called…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Fighting Back: A Benefit for the Lynne Stewart Defense Committee and the Mobilization to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal – Featuring Lynne Stewart and Michael Ratner – Event Poster and Speech Notes – PDF

2007 Fighting Back: A Benefit for the Lynne Stewart Defense Committee Event Poster 2007 Lynne Stewart Defense Committee Press Conference Flyer 2007 Fighting Back Speech Notes San fran 4 Thanks Jeff Lynne — Mumia– Pam— Barbara Lubin—- Thrilled to be…
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Civil Liberties, Personal & Profiles

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Guantanamo: Five Years and Counting – Salon – with Sara Miles

I wish this dark period of detention and torture were over. But rolling back the Military Commissions Act and reestablishing the rule of law are monumental tasks. MICHAEL RATNER, WITH SARA MILES The first time I saw the U.S. prison camp…
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Law and Disorder Radio – Guantanamo Fifth Anniversary Special Episode – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Guantanamo – Five Years January 11th marks five years of detainment for the more than 400 people at Guantanamo. For the full hour, Law and Disorder co-host and President of the Center for Constitutional Rights, Michael Ratner takes listeners through…
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The U.S. Policy of Torture Town Hall Meeting with Ted Koppel – Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9MPiFlH3g8 Michael Ratner speaks about U.S. practices of torture at a town hall meeting hosted by Ted Koppel. Excerpt from “The Price of Security”

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British Human Rights Lawyer Gareth Peirce and “Enemy Combatant” Co-Author Victoria Brittain Blast U.S.-Run Prison at Guantanamo Bay – Democracy Now Transcript

As we focus on the case of former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg, we speak with Victoria Brittain, co-author of his book, “Enemy Combatant: A British Muslim’s Journey to Guantanamo and Back” and leading British human rights lawyer, Gareth Peirce…
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