Berlin

Guantánamo and the Prosecution of Torture after One Year Obama

discussion

26.04.2010, 00:00 Uhr

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.

Berlin

Deadly dam collapse in Brazil: Are German companies responsible?

discussion

22.10.2019, 19:00 Uhr

Tagungswerk
Lindenstraße 85, 10969 Berlin

In January 2019, a dam burst at an iron ore mine near Brumadinho, Brazil, killing more than 270 people. The toxic sludge polluted large sections of the Paraopeba River, poisoning thousands of people's...

Berlin

Colonial Repercussions V: The Case of Namibia

Symposium

29.11.2019, 14:00 Uhr

Akademie der Künste (AdK)

The issue of (post-)colonial injustice is more present than ever before in German and European legal and cultural policy debates. Still, this development towards addressing the past has not had much...

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