Tag Archive: Witness Against Torture

Federal Court Weighs Gitmo Force-Feeding – TRNN Transcript

MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: It’s good to be with you, Jessica. DESVARIEUX: So, Michael, what are you working on this week? RATNER: Well, this is Guantanamo week. And the Center for Constitutional Rights has [represented Guantanamo]…
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Federal Court Weighs Gitmo Force-Feeding – TRNN Video Link

Well, this is Guantanamo week. And the Center for Constitutional Rights has represented Guantanamo detainees for many years–actually, the first case. But it’s Guantanamo week in the sense that finally forced feeding at Guantanamo is going on trial–or went on…
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10 Years Since Historic Legal Victory Protecting Rights of Guantanamo Detainees – TRNN Transcript

WORONCZUK: So what do you have for us this week? RATNER: Well, I want to talk about a case that the Center for Constitutional Rights and I was deeply involved in, and it has to do, of course, with Guantanamo–not…
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10 Years Since Historic Legal Victory Protecting Rights of Guantanamo Detainees – TRNN Video link

Michael Ratner: 10 years after the Center for Constitutional Rights won a major civil rights case that ended or limited torture of Guantanamo detainees, 149 people remain in detention though 88 detainees have been cleared for release

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Guantanamo Anniversary: 12 Years Of A Continuing War Crime – TRNN Transcript

155 Prisoners, Almost All Held Without Charge, Must be Tried or Released – Immediately. MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: It’s good to be with you, Kayla, and always good to be with The Real News. RIVARA: So…
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Is Obama Making Good on His Promise to Close Gitmo? – TRNN Transcript

Four months after Pres. Obama recommitted to close Gitmo, TRNN contributor Michael Ratner gives us an update on the status of the prison. September 23 marks four months since President Obama recommitted to closing Gitmo. Now joining us to give…
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Is Obama Making Good on His Promise to Close Gitmo? – TRNN Video Link

Four months after Pres. Obama recommitted to close Gitmo, TRNN contributor Michael Ratner gives us an update on the status of the prison.

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Rabbis for Human Rights – Speech Notes – PDF

2011 Rabbis for Human Rights Speech Notes Thank RHR work here and in Israel and OT–remarkable -­ War on terror issues—as moved from one admin to another Work around torture has been esp strong-NRCAT—still a lot to be done— Evid…
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