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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. Gitmo: 10 Years Of Injustice And Disgrace

    CNN, January 11 201201/17/2012 - 13:46

    On the tenth anniversary of Guantanamo bay detention center, CCR Executive Director, Vince Warren, discusses a decade of injustice and disgrace, emphasizing the importance of closing the detention center.

  2. Guantánamo: Still A Part Of America's Conscience, A Decade On

    The Guardian, January 10 201201/17/2012 - 13:45

    Guantanamo remains a part of America’s conscience ten years later. Despite Obama’s promises, some 171 inmates remain at Guantanamo bay after 600 were released. Only six detainees were ever convicted.

  3. Guantánamo at 10: The Defeat Of Liberty By Fear

    The Guardian, January 11 201201/11/2012 - 16:48

    CCR President, Michael Ratner, discusses Guantanamo's 10th anniversary and the deterioration of civil and human rights in post-9/11 America, and the breakdown of a body politic that occurs when a country attacks its…

  4. Lawsuit Seeks Disclosure of Guantánamo Interrogation Videos

    CNN, January 10 201201/10/2012 - 16:59

    A legal group filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit on Monday asking that videotapes showing the interrogation of a terror detainee at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, be made public.

  5. 'Tortured' Guantánamo Bay Prisoner Seeks Release of Secret Videos

    MSNBC, January 10 201201/10/2012 - 16:55

    A new federal lawsuit seeks to force the U.S. government to make public “extremely disturbing” videotapes of a Saudi national, Mohammed al-Qahtani, whose abuse at the Guantanamo Bay prison has been called “torture” by a…

  6. 10 Years Later, Guantánamo Represents Obama’s Failed Promise

    Boston Herald, January 10 201201/10/2012 - 16:49

    CCR Legal Director, Baher Azmy, elaborates on President Obama’s biggest failed promise: how after 10 years since the prison camp opened, and three years after Obama pledged to close it, Guantánamo goes on.

  7. Congress Should Close Guantánamo

    The New York Times, January 9 201201/10/2012 - 16:41

    CCR Executive Director, Vince Warren, explains the importance and need of closing Guantánamo, before its travesty of justice continues into another decade.

  8. NY Lawsuit: Public Release of Guantanamo Detainee Video Could Alter Anti-Terrorism Debate

    Associated Press, January 9 201201/10/2012 - 16:33

    A lawsuit filed Monday seeks to force the U.S. government to make public the videotapes of harsh interrogation carried out on Mohammed al-Qahtani. Lawyers for the Center for Constitutional Rights said the videos have been…

  9. Federal Immigration Enforcement Is Mandatory, Memo Says

    Los Angeles Times, January 8 2012 01/09/2012 - 13:56

    Two years after the Secure Communities immigration enforcement program was implemented, federal officials determined that choices available to local law enforcement agencies that wished to decline or limit their participation would be "streamlined" or "eliminated,"…

  10. Notes From a Guantánamo Survivor

    The New York Times, January 7 201201/07/2012 - 14:05

    Five years after his release, and near the tenth anniversary of the opening of Guantánamo Bay detention center, CCR client Murat Kurnaz, and author of “Five Years of My Life: An Innocent Man in Guantánamo,”…