Tag Archive: U.N.

It’s Been Two Weeks Since a UN Panel Declared That Julian Assange Should Be Freed. Why Is He Still Detained? – The Nation

It’s time to end Julian Assange’s arbitrary detention at the hands of Sweden and the United Kingdom. By Melinda Taylor, Carey Shenkman and Michael Ratner On February 5, the United Nation’s highest authority on detention, the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD), found that our client…
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Internet Freedom

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US Attack On Syria Violates International Law – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: Without UN approval US attack on Syria violates international law. Thank you so much for joining us, Michael. So, Michael, the Obama administration is continuing this push for intervention in Syria. They’re working on getting approval from Congress….
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International War Crimes

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Fool Me Twice, Shame on US – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: Obama administration asserting the use chemical weapons by Assad feels like deja vu of the lead-up to the Iraq War. MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: It’s always good to be with The Real News and…
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International War Crimes

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Bombing Iraq May Unleash a Toxic Threat – Letter to the Editor NY Times – with Jules Lobel

1998 Iraq Letter to the Editor NY Times To the Editor: Re ”U.S. Citing Its Authority in 1991 Congress Measure” (news article, Feb. 4) and ”U.N. Resolutions Allow Attack on the Likes of Iraq” (news article, Feb. 5): As two…
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International War Crimes

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