Tag Archive: Torture

Law and Disorder Radio – Senate Intelligence Committee’s Report on CIA Detention and Interrogation – Eric Garner’s Public Defender Says Cops and Prosecutors “Are a Team in Every Case” – Voices from the Foley Square Demonstration Protesting Eric Garner’s Death – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  The Senate Intelligence Committee’s Report on CIA Detention and Interrogation Attorney Michael Ratner: The Senate Committee on Intelligence started the investigation in 2007 after 92 tapes of waterboarding were destroyed by the CIA. That’s where the investigation began. In…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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The Torturers: Donald Rumsfeld, President George W. Bush, Dick Cheney – TRNN Transcript

The heavily redacted report on torture does not include Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo. PERIES: So, Michael, it is a grim torture report. Give us the highlights. RATNER: You know, it’s certainly grim. I guess highlights is one word. I guess…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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The Torturers: Donald Rumsfeld, President George W. Bush, Dick Cheney – TRNN Video Link

The heavily redacted report on torture does not include Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo.

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – ICC Says Gaza Still Occupied, Israel May Have Committed War Crimes – 67-Year-Old Palestinian-American Rasmea Odeh Found Guilty – Documentary Film: Food Chains – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Michael Ratner: U.S. President Barack Obama to Seek Additional War Powers from Congress                   ICC Says Gaza Still Occupied, Israel May Have Committed War Crimes, but Court Refuses to Hear Attorney Michael…
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International War Crimes, Palestine

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Obama Administration Leaves Door Wide Open for Torture to Occur Again – TRNN Transcript

ANTON WORONCZUK, TRNN PRODUCER: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Anton Woronczuk in Baltimore. We’re joined now by Michael Ratner. He’s the president emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights in New York, and he’s also a board member…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Obama Administration Leaves Door Wide Open for Torture to Occur Again – TRNN Video Link

The Obama administration should be judged by its actions, not by its pious words, says Michael Ratner, President Emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights.

International War Crimes

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American Exceptionalism at Play in Interpreting the Convention on Torture – TRNN Transcript

Back in 2009, upon taking office, President Obama issued an executive order that forbade cruel interrogations and practices of torture by U.S. officials anywhere, including the CIA. In 2005, standing up against the Bush administration, Mr. Obama (then Senator Obama)…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Michael Smith Returns from Argentina Book Tour – Ferguson, MO Protests Continue – Torturer Jon Burge Out of Prison After Less Than 4 Years – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Heidi Boghosian Updates Listeners on the Revictimization Relief Act           Michael Smith Returns from Argentina Book Tour Early October marks the 47th anniversary of Ernesto “Che” Guevara’s capture and assassination in Bolivia. Co-hosts Michael Ratner and…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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