Tag Archive: Universal Jurisdiction

Bringing the U.S. Torture Team to Justice – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner says while the wheels of justice are slow, the Bush/Cheney torture team may be facing some kind of justice in various judicial proceedings.

International War Crimes

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Case Filed in European Court Against Bush-Era Torture – TRNN Transcript

Fallout continues from the Senate CIA torture report and the unwillingness of the Obama administration to hold anyone accountable for their torturing. On Wednesday, the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights filed a criminal complaint in Germany against former…
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Case Filed in European Court Against Bush-Era Torture – TRNN Video Link

The European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) files case against Bush Administration officials for running a state organized program of torture authorized at the highest levels.

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Law and Disorder Radio – Katherine Gallagher on Universal Jurisdiction: Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Shell and the Bush 6 Case in Spain – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Mass Probable Cause – 2004 RNC Case Update Senate Report: 77 Fusion Centers “Pools of Ineptitude” Michael Ratner: Three Important Confinement Cases In Memory of Ernesto Che Guevara: 45 Years Lynne Stewart Update             Universal Jurisdiction: Kiobel…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Hamburg Litigating Universal Jurisdiction – Speech Notes – PDF

2012 Litigating Universal Jurisdiction Litigating Universal Jurisdiction 5/08/12 I. Thank Florian-Thank Wolfgang-known each other for 9 years or so -a relationship born out of my and CCR’s desire to hold Bush administration officials, particularly Donald Rumsfeld, accountable for torture under…
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2012 ECCHR Conference – Miscellaneous Notes – PDF

  2012 ECCHR Conference Misc Notes MR – talking in capacity as ECCHR Board Chair and President emeritus CCR Thanks to Bertha Foundation which made the two events this week possible: Wednesday: first ECCHR Alumni meeting); Today this conference on…
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ALBA/Puffin Foundation Award for Human Rights Activism to Baltasar Garzon – Speech Notes – PDF

2011 ALBA Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism to Baltasar Garzon Honor to be here—MR CCR– We–litigators in the human rights community— are judge garzon’s children –stand on his shoulder in our work– He is the Legal Revolutionary changed what…
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10 Years After 9/11: Civil Liberties, Hope and War, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee – Video

Michael Ratner pt.1 – Ten Years after 9/11 Civil Liberties, War and Hope from Kurt Johnson on Vimeo. Michael Ratner pt.2 – Ten Years after 9/11 Civil Liberties, War and Hope from Kurt Johnson on Vimeo.

Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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2011 Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) President’s Reception – Speech Notes – PDF

2011 Zella Luria Awarded CCR Philanthropic Partnership Award Speech Notes Good evening, everyone. I’m Michael Ratner, President of the Center for Constitutional Rights. Love seeing all of you We have this event every year—to thank you– our generous donors and…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes, Internet Freedom, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – In Memory of Attorney Leonard Weinglass – Wolfgang Kaleck on Universal Jurisdiction – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

In Memory: Attorney Leonard Weinglass To Hell With The Constitution, Obama Goes To War – Michael Ratner – How is it that Congress isn’t screaming at President Obama for usurping its power to take this nation to war against Libya? Triangle Shirtwaist…
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