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An up-to-date archive of major press coverage of CCR's work and opinion pieces. Articles are available either on the original publisher's site or as a PDF.

  1. What's Next for Gitmo, Detainees and U.S. Handling of Terror Suspects?

    PBS NewsHour04/17/2012 - 12:11

    A decade after the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, began accepting prisoners, the debate continues over how the U.S. treats terror suspects. Jeffrey Brown discusses the ongoing issue of military detention …

  2. Lawyer for victims of CIA drone strikes in Pakistan again denied entry to US

    The Guardian, April 13 2012 04/14/2012 - 00:00

    A lawyer representing civilian victims of drone strikes in Pakistan has accused the US government of blocking his appearance at a conference in Washington this month by failing to grant him a visa.

  3. Judge Rules La. Sex Law Violates Offenders' Rights

    The Daily Comet, March 30 2012 04/05/2012 - 15:59

    A Louisiana law violates the constitutional rights of people who were required to register as sex offenders after they were convicted of soliciting oral or anal sex for money, a federal judge ruled…

  4. From Prejudice to Persecution: Some on the Religious Right Have Crossed the Line in the Anti-gay Crusade

    Huffington Post, March 30 201204/05/2012 - 15:10

    CCR Executive Director Vince Warren claims that what white American evangelicals are doing in Africa by talking to political and religious leaders about anti-gay legislation is the same thing they're doing in the U.S.:…

  5. Correspondence: The Center for Constitutional Rights vs. Jack Goldsmith

    The New Republic, March 21 201204/05/2012 - 14:48

    In a correspondence between Jack Goldsmith and CCR Legal Director Baher Azmy, Professor Goldsmith credits Michael Ratner and the Center for Constitutional Rights for initiating—and consistently sustaining—challenges to the Bush Administration’s Guantanamo Bay…

  6. Uganda's Gays See Progress In Public Opinion War

    Associated Press, March 20 201203/21/2012 - 15:44

    Four years ago Frank Mugisha begged his colleagues to join him for his first demonstration in support of gay rights in Uganda. Only four came along. This week, during a march against gender-based…

  7. Uganda Gay Group Sues US Minister Over Anti-Gay Bill

    BBC, March 15 201203/16/2012 - 16:05

    The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) filed a complaint in federal court on behalf of Sexual Minorities Uganda against US minister Scott Lively, accusing him of involvement in a campaign to persecute gay people…

  8. Ugandan Group Sues Anti-Gay Pastor In US

    The Guardian, March 15 2012 03/15/2012 - 16:14

    Sexual Minorities Uganda filed a lawsuit against minister Scott Lively, under a statute that the group says allows non-citizens to launch US court actions for violations of international law.The Center for Constitutional…

  9. Scott Lively, U.S. Pastor, Wages Uganda Anti-Gay Effort, Lawsuit Alleges

    Associated Press, March 14 201203/14/2012 - 17:00

    An East African gay advocacy group filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against a Massachusetts evangelist, alleging he has waged a decade-long campaign to persecute gays in Uganda. The Center for Constitutional Rights filed…

  10. Activists Sue U.S. Evangelical Pastor Over Gay Rights Grievances

    ABC World, March 14 201203/14/2012 - 16:29

    The Center for Constitutional Rights filed suit against Scott Lively, a pastor from Springfield, Mass., who went to Uganda and visited with policymakers there in the months before the "Kill the Gays" bill …