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An up-to-date list of major press coverage of CCR's work, "CCR in the News" provides summaries of each article's content, the publication and publication date, as well as a scanned version of the original article. The scanned articles can be viewed or downloaded as pdf files.

Currently "CCR in the News" covers the last two years of our major press coverage.

  1. A Brooklyn College Grad Experiences the Constitution in a Cage

    The Village Voice 11/07/2008 - 12:36

    For the past year, a 28-year-old Muslim American student, Sayed Fahad Hashmi—the first person extradited to the United States from Britain to face charges of terrorism—has been held at the Manhattan Correctional Center under conditions of confinement that…

  2. Canada urged to take in Algerian man stuck in legal limbo at Guantanamo Bay

    Canada Press 10/28/2008 - 18:05

    Montreal supporters of an an Algerian national who has been detained at Guantanamo Bay for nearly seven years without being charged are calling on Canada to take him in...

  3. 'Distinct' Risks if Uighurs Were Set Free in U.S.

    The Washington Times 10/28/2008 - 18:00

    The Bush administration believes that if released into the United States, the Uighurs would pose a risk to national security because of their detention.  

  4. Seventeen detainees picked up in Pakistan still in Gitmo

    Tallahassee Democrat 10/16/2008 - 16:50

    Plans to release the 17 Uighurs from Guantanamo are on hold as the US government attempts to block their release into the United States.

  5. Considering the War-Crimes Trial of the Bush

    The Village Voice   10/16/2008 - 16:36

    Over the weekend of September 13 and 14, a historic gathering in Andover, Massachusetts, took place and garnered little media attention. But at that two-day conference, serious plans were laid for a war-crimes trial of the Bush…

  6. Vince Warren Addresses the Need to Restore Constitutional

    International Business Times 10/13/2008 - 16:44

    Warren's "100 Days" talk is part of a larger CCR campaign designed tocommunicate the concerns of Americans through a series of white papers,videos, speaking tours and online activism, thus bringing Constitutionaland human rights issues into…

  7. Finally, Whistleblowers Report from the Inside on the NSA Program, by CCR Attorney Shayana Kadidal

    Huffington Post 10/13/2008 - 16:39

    One month after the NSA's warrantless wiretapping program was disclosed by the New York Times in December 2005, we sued to put an end to it. In the two and a half years since then,…

  8. Judge orders 17 Chinese Muslims released from Guantanamo Bay

    Los Angeles Times 10/13/2008 - 13:18

    A Federal judge has ordered the release of 17 Chinese Uighurs after over six years of imprisonment in Guantanamo. The Uighurs were cleared of charges over four years ago, but were kept because the lack…

  9. Six Years Inside Gitmo: A Journalist's Tale

    Time Magazine 10/06/2008 - 16:41

    An al-Jazeera cameraman, recently freed from Guantanamo, speaks to Time Magazine about his detention and release. 

  10. Defense Contractor Claims Immunity in Iraq Torture

    Seattle Times 10/06/2008 - 16:32

    Defense contractor, CACI, claims immunity from charges that interrogators they supplied to Abu Ghraib were used to torture prisoners.