10 April 2013 — The Real News Network
Michael Ratner: Anniversary of King’s “Beyond Vietnam Speech” and release of Wikileaks “Collateral Murder” video – April 10, 13 Continue reading
29 February, 2012 — The Real News Network
Michael Ratner: Army is trying to pressure Manning into implicating Julian Assange so that he too can be charged and extradited to US
Michael Ratner is President Emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) in New York and Chair of the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights in Berlin. He is currently a legal adviser to Wikileaks and Julian Assange. He and CCR brought the first case challenging the Guantanamo detentions and continue in their efforts to close Guantanamo. He taught at Yale Law School, and Columbia Law School, and was President of the National Lawyers Guild. His current books include “Hell No: Your Right to Dissent in the Twenty-First Century America,” and Who Killed Che? How the CIA Got Away With Murder. NOTE: Mr. Ratner speaks on his own behalf and not for any organization with which he is affiliated.
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