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Guantánamo and the Prosecution of Torture after One Year Obama

26 April 2010, 12:00 am

WITH THE AMERICAN ATTORNEY MICHAEL RATNER

With an introduction of General Secretary Wolfgang Kaleck to the current cases of ECCHR: the complaint against Lidl and the case Kundus.
Michael Ratner is President of the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), a non-profit legal organization dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Michael Ratner was co-counsel in representing Guantanamo Bay detainees in the United States Supreme Court in 2004. He is the author of many books and articles, including The Trial of Donald Rumsfeld A Prosecution by Book, Guantanamo: What the World Should Know and the textbook, International Human Rights Litigation in U. S. Courts.

The violent persecution of LGBTQ in Chechnya: Germany should act

21 April 2021, 7:00 pm

For years, government forces in Chechnya, an autonomous republic in Russia, have committed serious human rights violations against the civilian population, and LGBTQ are increasingly the target of…

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