Posts Tagged ‘Guantanamo’
*NSA leaked documents suggest spying efforts by the US Government on French and Mexican governments *Advocates of human rights continue to pressure President Barack Obama to shut down Guantanamo Bay Prison *The UC Council of Presidents met with UC President Janet Napolitano in her Oakland office ...and more! Engineer: Nathalie [...]
At 8:30 a.m., Frida Berrigan of 'Witness Against Torture' will discuss the 'National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and its constitutional implications. She is currently in Washington D.C. marking the 10th year of the Guantanamo detention center and protesting its continued use. At 9:15, Harmit Athwal and Elizabeth Fekete of the Institute of [...]
No Alibis 5/4/11 8am: Andy Worthington on Guantanamo Wikileaks; Rami Zurayk in Beirut on ‘Arab Spring’
Following news, independent journalist Andy Worthington joins Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson to discuss the Wikileaks documents on Guantanamo prisoners and the 'regime of torture' therein. At 9:15 am they are joined by agronomist Rami Zurayk to discuss events which continue to unfold in the Middle East and North Africa.
At 8:30 a.m. Yousef Baker, graduate student in Sociology, discusses Barak Obama's troup withdrawals from Iraq and its aftermath. At 9:15 Professor Lisa Hajjar reports back from her recent trips to Guantanamo and the state of US legal protections, or lack thereof, for Guantanamo detainees. Maryam Griffin and Elizabeth Robinson begin the program [...]
At 8:30 Professor Marjorie Cohn, former president of the National Lawyers Guild and author of The United States and Torture: Interrogation, Incarceration and Abuse discusses indefinite sentencing at Guantanamo and international law. Professor Cedric J. Robinson,author of Black Marxism and Forgeries Of Memory And Meaning: Blacks And The Regimes Of [...]
At 8:30 Professor Marjorie Cohn, former president of the National Lawyers Guild and author of The United States and Torture: Interrogation, Incarceration and Abuse discusses indefinite sentencing at Guantanamo and international law. Professor Cedric Robinson,author of Black Marxismand Forgeries Of Memory And Meaning: Blacks And The Regimes Of [...]
*First Guantanamo Detainee to be Transferred to the US for Criminal Prosecution *Shell Agrees to $15.5 Million Dollar Settlement to Avoid Lawsuit Charging Complicity In Ken Saro-Wiwa Execution *Peruvian Indigenous Leader Granted Asylum In Nicaragua From Sedition Charges In Peru *UCSB Senior Falls to His Death Over the Weekend
Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson will be interviewing Ashley Hunt, one of the creators of '9 Scripts from a Nation at War', about the public readings of tribunal transcripts from Guantanamo Bay. They will also be interviewing Prof. Richard Falk, UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Palestine, regarding the Gaza crisis.