Tag Archive: Torture Memo

Attorney General Nominee Michael Mukasey Defends Bush Admin on Post-9/11 Measures, But Vows Independence – Democracy Now Transcript

The Democratic-led Senate Judiciary Committee appears set to back attorney general nominee Michael Mukasey, following his first day of confirmation hearings. On Wednesday, Mukasey defended many of President Bush’s most controversial post-9/11 policies, including holding prisoners without charge and denying…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Attorney General Nominee Michael Mukasey Defends Bush Admin on Post-9/11 Measures, But Vows Independence – Democracy Now Video

The Democratic-led Senate Judiciary Committee appears set to back attorney general nominee Michael Mukasey, following his first day of confirmation hearings. On Wednesday, Mukasey defended many of President Bush’s most controversial post-9/11 policies, including holding prisoners without charge and denying…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Law and Disorder Radio – Vivek Chibber on Imperialism in the American Century – Guantanamo Lawyers Accused of Smuggling Underwear to Clients – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Imperialism in the American Century. Recently recorded at the Brecht Forum, Vivek Chibber, professor of sociology at NYU and the author of Locked in Place: State-Building and Late Industrialization in India. His speech is titled Imperialism in the American…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Law and Disorder Radio – Laying the Foundation for a Police State, Part 1: Building Blocks – Samina Sundas, John Yoo – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Laying the Foundation for a Police State – Part I – Building Blocks Since July of 2004, Law and Disorder has brought Pacifica listeners the voices of activists, authors and attorneys from the front lines. In the weeks to come, Law…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Palestine

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A Deadly Interrogation: Can The CIA Legally Kill a Prisoner? – Democracy Now Transcript

The death of Manadel al-Jamadi. He suffocated two years ago during a CIA interrogation at the Abu Ghraib prison. His head had been covered with a plastic bag and he was shackled in a crucifixion-like pose that inhibited his ability to…
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International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Torture Memos – Rockefeller Drug Laws – Inauguration Lockdown – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Torture Memos/Rockefeller Drug Laws/Inauguration Lockdown Law and Disorder hosts examine the torture memos made public by the Center for Constitutional Rights and an ACLU lawsuit.             Attorney Bill Goodman an attorney with Goodman and Moore,…
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Press Release and Related Materials for German Universal Jurisdiction Lawsuit Against Rumsfeld el al. – PDF

2004 Germany Case Press Release 2004 Germany Case Timeline 2004 Germany Case Supplemental Materials 2004 Complaint Outline (Draft) CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS SEEKS CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION IN GERMANY INTO CULPABILITY OF U.S OFFICIALS IN ABU GHRAIB TORTURE German Prosecutor Asked to…
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International War Crimes

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Memos on Torture Policy Reveal Official Complicity – Transcript

************************ Between The Lines http://www.btlonline.org ************************ Between the Lines Q&A A weekly column featuring progressive viewpoints on national and international issues under-reported in mainstream media for release June 21, 2004 ************************Bush Administration Memos on Torture Policy Reveal Official Complicity in…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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The Pinochet Principle: Bush Defends Torture in the Name of National Security – Democracy Now Transcript

We speak with the president of the Center for Constitutional Rights Michael Ratner about U.S. torture policy, ignoring national and international law and the Bush administration claim that the right to set aside law is “inherent in the president.” Attorney…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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