As is clear from the memoir of one of his attorneys, Michael Ratner, the ends have always justified the means for those demanding his global persecution.
Michael Ratner was ‘an activist and role model for many lawyers around the world,’ said one colleague who helped his historic defense of the civil rights of Guantanamo inmates.
MINNEAPOLIS --- Michael Ratner, a pioneering lawyer with an influence on human rights that stretched from Gaza to Guantanamo Bay, died in New York on Wednesday from complications related to cancer. He was 72. As news of his death spread, a diverse range of people expressed their sadness over his passing and honored his legacy, including