"The plight of Djamel Ameziane is a real-world example of the self-serving approach to human rights practiced by the United States."
[Truthdig] Editor’s note: Michael Ratner, the pioneering civil rights and constitutional lawyer, died Wednesday from cancer complications at age 72. In 2013, Ratner spoke on Truthdig Radio with Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer and former Truthdig Managing Editor Peter Scheer. To honor Ratner, we are reposting the audio of that interview. Truthdig Radio May 12, More
As the world marks the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, Michael Ratner says the promised guarantees of liberty are unfulfilled as our elected leaders continue to flout the law through indefinite detentions in Guantanamo, illegal wars and imprisonment of millions. https://youtu.be/OFV5sG6NEJU TheRealNews June 15, 2015 Media for the people! Click here to help Rise Up More
[Center for Constitutional Rights]'s Michael Ratner break downs how documents expose United States economic and political spying as CCR calls on UN to Protect Publishers as well as Whistleblowers.