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CCR in the News

July 29, 2016

CCR in the News

A former Guantanamo Bay detainee who was resettled in Uruguay and went missing in June has reappeared in Venezuela, seeking help from Uruguayan officials in traveling to Turkey, Uruguayan officials said. ... Read the full piece here.
July 29, 2016

Blog Post

Ruby-Beth Buitekant is a 2016 Ella Baker summer intern at CCR. Check out her recent interview with the American Bar Association Law Student podcast. I am wrapping up my summer as an Ella Baker summer intern here at CCR world in Manhattan. In June, to kick off the summer, we gathered with legal...
CCR Blog
Ruby-Beth Buitekant
July 27, 2016

CCR in the News

... Over the years, large law firms have provided younger attorneys who have cycled through Guantanamo, said Shayana Kadidal, the senior managing attorney of the Guantanamo project for the Center for Constitutional Rights, which he described as a nonprofit civil liberties law firm that has helped...
July 22, 2016

Blog Post

Tomorrow, the 23rd of the month, invoking the 23 hours per day that prisoners spend in their cells in the SHU, activists throughout California will take action to bring attention to prison conditions. Below former Pelican Bay SHU prisoner Brutha Baridi Williamson shares his experience of leaving...
CCR Blog
July 22, 2016

CCR in the News

... Just last week, a federal judge ruled that the government must make contracts with private prison companies available to the public. Detention Watch and the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) had sued the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) due to a severe lack of transparency in...

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