Human rights

More Talk Radio on 07/07/08

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More Talk Radio
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Mon, 07/07/2008 - 7:30am - 9:00am

 We will speak with Reed professor Darius Rejali, author of "Torture and Democracy"; Princeton Theological Seminary professor George Hunsinger, author of "Torture is a Moral Issue: Christians, Jews, Muslims and People of Conscience Speak"; and Kevin Finney of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon  and an organizer of "An Interfaith Forum on the Ethics of Torture and Human Rights" that will take place in Portland, Eugene, and Bend later this month.

Friday Radiozine on 07/04/08

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Fri, 07/04/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Host Ariel Gore speaks with Matthew Diaz, the former Navy officer who disclosed the names and serial numbers of the prisoners in Guantanamo, for which he was convicted and sentenced to six months in prison. He won the Ridenhour Prize for Truth-Telling. (www.friendsofmattdiaz.com

Civil Liberties Watch: The Supreme Court & Guantanamo Prisoner Rights

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Evening News
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Sun, 06/15/2008

 

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the prisoners in Guantanamo had the right to a hearing in Federal court. this was one of the most important Human Rights cases ruled on by the court in decades. Twice the Bush Administration and the Congress had tried to put these prisoners outside the reach of the courts.

 

4:37 minutes (4.23 MB)

News - Morning on 07/04/08

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Fri, 07/04/2008 - 7:00am - 7:30am

Today we'll hear a special from the KBOO Archives featuring Voices of Resistance for July 4th. 

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 30, 2008

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Sun, 06/29/2008

Laurie Mercier hosts this program of interviews and reviews about civil rights, justice and injustice.   Laurie interviews Ellen Schrecker about the assaults  on academic freedom in the 1950s and how they compare with those of today.  Bill Resnick talks with radical  economist Robin Hahnel about participatory democracy in Venezuela.  And the Movie Moles Denise Morris and Laurie Mercier review The Road to Guantanamo.  

You can hear the whole show by clicking on the arrow above, or the individual pieces by following the links below:

1.  Academic freedom then and now

2.  Participatory democracy in Venezuela

55:40 minutes (25.49 MB)

Movie Moles: "Road to Guantanamo"

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Mon, 06/30/2008

Movie Moles Denise Morris and Laurie Mercier review Road to Guantanamo, the British docudrama that follows the story of three British citizens swept up by the military while traveling in Afghanistan and sent to Guantamo prison where they were held without charges for three years before being released. 

11:34 minutes (5.3 MB)

Circle A Radio playlist for 07/02/2008

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07/02/2008

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are grown in at least 107 countries.

Soldier Facing Court Martial for Refusing to Return to Iraq

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Evening News
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Tue, 06/17/2008

Private First Class James Burmeister of Eugene Oregon is currently Locked in a military prison in Kentucky for refusing to return to Iraq. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office">

5:06 minutes (4.67 MB)

PDX Streetcar Discriminates Against Disabled Riders

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Evening News
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Sun, 06/15/2008

As KBOO News reported last week, Trimet has released the results of a study showing increased use of bicycles on Max trains in Portland.

But while the Max has made provisions for bicyclists, the Portland streetcar has no place for bikes.

1:39 minutes (1.52 MB)
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