Tag Archive: Waterboarding

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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Important Revelations In New Leaks of CIA Torture Report – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner says that leaked portions of the Senate Select Committee Report obtained by Al Jazeera and McClatchy show clear evidence of torture by the CIA and other US officials authorizing it or engaging in it

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Guantanamo: Twelve Years of US War Crimes – TRNN Transcript

Guantanamo camp continues to violate international laws and norms, including fake trials, media blackout on ongoing hunger strikes, and banning public disclosure of torture faced by detainees. MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: It’s always good to be…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Zero Dark Thirty, Manhunt and Obama Admin. Justify Use of Torture – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: Recent films and Obama’s lack of prosecution of CIA and Bush Cheney for torture is creating conditions for its public acceptance. MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: It’s good to be with you, Paul. JAY: So…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Zero Dark Thirty, Manhunt and Obama Admin. Justify Use of Torture – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner: Recent films and Obama’s lack of prosecution of CIA and Bush Cheney for torture is creating conditions for its public acceptance.

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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