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    Federal Court Weighs Gitmo Force-feeding
    Michael Ratner: Gitmo prisoners remain on hunger strike as President Obama refuses to use his executive power to end inhumane force-feeding and close the prison

      October 14, 14

    The World Made A Much More Dangerous Place by the U.S. Since 9/11
    Michael Ratner: The United States should have held Saudi Arabia and Pakistan criminally responsible for 9/11 instead of launching wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

      October 3, 14

    US-Israel Pressure Palestine Not to Join the ICC
    Michael Ratner: Will the Palestinian Authority join the ICC despite intimidation?

      October 3, 14

    The Dahiya Doctrine: Evidence of Israel's Intentional Mass Slaughter in Gaza
    Michael Ratner says a recent release by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange shows brutal depths of Israeli policy towards Gaza

      October 3, 14

    Sweden Violates Assange's Human Rights
    Laughable "decision" refuses to dismiss Assange warrant & recognize his asylum

      October 3, 14

    10 Years Since Historic Legal Victory Protecting Rights of Guantanamo Detainees
    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

      October 3, 14

    Assange Remains Trapped in Ecuadorian Embassy Two Years Later
    WikiLeaks founder's attorney Michael Ratner explains how the US, UK, and Sweden share responsibility for Assange's inability to leave

      October 3, 14

    One Year of Snowden Leaks
    Michael Ratner: The empire has been hurt by the Snowden, Manning, Assange revelations

      October 3, 14

    Ratner Report: Why I Resigned from Brandeis Univ. Ethics Board
    Center for Constitutional Rights president emeritus Michael Ratner says strong Zionist influences have taken a stranglehold over the university

      October 3, 14

    Michael Ratner: Twitter Storm between WikiLeaks and Glenn Greenwald
    WikiLeaks promises to name the 5th country where MYSTIC mega data collection program is applied

      October 3, 14

    The Hypocrisy of US Calling for Enforcement of International Law
    Michael Ratner: President Obama tries to condemn Russia's annexation of Crimea by justifying the illegal US invasion of Iraq

      October 3, 14

    Documents Reveal NSA and GCHQ Efforts to Destroy Assange And Track Wikileaks Supporters
    Michael Ratner: Documents show the US engaged in major attacks against journalists, publishers, and whistleblowers, as a UK court upholds the legality of David Miranda's detention at Heathrow airport

      October 3, 14

    US Drones Reaping Death by Sim Card
    Michael Ratner: Eliminating Targets Based on NSA spying but not verified by human intelligence demonstrates Obama's false promise of oversight

      October 3, 14

    Ratner: NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Facilitating Israeli War Crimes
    Michael Ratner: President Obama and New York mayor de Blasio's statements in blanket support of Israel enables it's violations of Palestinians' rights

      October 3, 14

    Guantanamo Anniversary: 12 Years Of A Continuing War Crime
    Ratner: 155 Prisoners, Almost All Held Without Charge, Must be Tried or Released - Immediately

      October 3, 14

    NYT Editorial Backs Snowden but Fails Other Whistleblowers
    Michael Ratner: New York Times recognizing Snowden should spur backing of other whistleblowers

      October 3, 14

    Ratner: NSA Surveillance Program Needs to be Torn Apart from Branch to Branch
    Michael Ratner: White House review panel report doesn't go far enough and potentially undercuts the more serious reform of the NSA proposed by the U.S.A. Freedom Act

      October 3, 14

    Assange Marks 3 Years in Custody: Still in Great Jeopardy from US
    Michael Ratner, lawyer of Wikileaks founder, says his client wants to clear any allegations of sexual misconduct in Sweden but the fear of extradition to U.S. keeps him in Ecuadorian embassy in Britain

      October 3, 14

    Ratner: Obama Must Move to Close Guantanamo Now
    Michael Ratner: 12 years after Guantanamo's opening, the prison holds 166 people, 86 who are cleared for release, after President Obama and Congress has failed to close it.

      October 3, 14

    Sarah Harrison and Jeremy Hammond: People Have A Right to the Truth
    Michael Ratner: Jeremy Hammond faces ten years in prison Nov. 15 for major act of civil disobedience hacking global intelligence

      October 3, 14

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