Guantanamo

British Rendition Process “Worse than Guantanamo”

April 17, 2017

Britain has a rendition and detention process in place that is worse than the US system says Clive Stafford Smith of the human rights group Reprieve

Guantanamo Bay Prison

February 24, 2016
Omar Shakir, attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights, says the proposal is very similar to the executive order Obama issued in 2009, which means he could have closed it then – and he could close it today without congress

Torture

December 21, 2014
There is fairly good evidence that the prime motive for torture was not 9-11, says Patrick Cockburn the author of The Jihadis Return: ISIS and the New Sunni Uprising

The Ratner Report

December 19, 2014
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, says Michael Ratner, chair of ECCHR

Vijay Prashad

December 14, 2014
Vijay Prashad says the torture report is unclear about the chain of command, but the international community is making moves to hold those in power accountable

Reality Asserts Itself - Michael Ratner

March 13, 2014
Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay that he warned of a growing police state a month after 9/11, as constitutional rights continue to evaporate in the name of national security

Guantanamo Anniversary: 12 Years Of A Continuing War Crime

January 9, 2014

Ratner: 155 Prisoners, Almost All Held Without Charge, Must be Tried or Released – Immediately

Guantanamo: Twelve Years of US War Crimes

December 27, 2013

Michael Ratner: 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