Tag Archive: Yemen

Law and Disorder Radio – Play: Emmett, Down in My Heart – The United States, Saudi Arabia and the War in Yemen – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

U.S. Continues to Not Officially Recognize Armenian Genocide on 100th Anniversary Constitution and Freedom of Speech Threatened in Wake Of Anti-Boycott (BDS) Legislation in US and Israel University of Southampton Cancels Conference After Government, Israel Lobby Pressure Michael Ratner Exposes…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Palestine

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Murder By The State: Accountability for Extrajudicial Killings, Occupation, Torture and Drones – Panel at Bertha Institute Social Justice Conference – Moderator’s Remarks Speech Notes – PDF

2014 Bertha Justice Conference Panel Speech Notes Murder by state seeking accountability for extrajudicial killings torture and drones Remarkable advocates activists– Haiti Colombia (in state and US companies) US — Israel Palestine Order and time 10-1145 10 min each 40…
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International War Crimes

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“Off With His Head”: Court Upholds Obama’s Power to Kill — TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner: There have been no criminal prosecutions for illegal actions committed by the U.S. in the name of national security since 9/11.

International War Crimes

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Ratner: US Drone Strikes Are War Crimes, Despite Human Groups Reluctance to Blast Obama – TRNN Transcript

MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Nice to be with you, Jessica, and The Real News, of course. DESVARIEUX: So, Michael, what are you working on this week? RATNER: Well, this week I’m focusing on a lot of…
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International War Crimes

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Yes Mr. President, This Is Who We Are – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner and Paul Jay analyze President Obama’s defense of his drone and Guantanamo policies – a policy based on continuing US dominance in the Middle East; Obama’s speech was interrupted by Code Pink’s Medea Benjamin.  BARACK OBAMA, U.S. PRESIDENT:…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Yes Mr. President, This Is Who We Are – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner and Paul Jay analyze President Obama’s defense of his drone and Guantanamo policies – a policy based on continuing US dominance in the Middle East; Obama’s speech was interrupted by Code Pink’s Medea Benjamin

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Department of Defense Declassifies Report on Alleged Drugging of Guantanamo Detainees – Prisoner Adnan Latif Dies at Guantanamo – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

US Refuses to Extradite Former Bolivian President   (Photo credit JORGE BERNAL/AFP/Getty Images) Jose Padilla Re-Sentencing Ward Churchill Case Update – Are University Boards of Regents Immune? Armenia Protests Extradition of Axe Murderer                 Department…
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Law and Disorder Radio – The US and Yemen: Destroying Lives in the Name of National Security – Troop Withdrawal From Iraq and Privatizing the Occupation – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

The United States and Yemen: Destroying Lives in the Name of National Security We hear the voices of leading Yemeni activists and a Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) attorney speak on state violence, targeted killings, and human rights abuses enabled…
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Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the ACLU v. OFAC & Al-Aulaqi v. Obama

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/ccr-and-aclu-v-ofac-al-aulaqi-v-obama In June 2010, the Center for Constitutional Rights and the American Civil Liberties Union were retained by Nasser Al-Aulaqi, the father of Anwar Al-Aulaqi, to bring a lawsuit in connection with the government’s decision to authorize the killing of…
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International War Crimes

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