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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. Detainee Is Charged With Capital Muder in Embassy Bombing

    Washington Post 04/02/2008 - 11:58

    Article discussing of Ahmed Ghalaini's indictment charges as allegedly helping to plan the US embassy bombing in Tanzania during 1998, and the details and problems of using military tribunals to hear his case. 

  2. Tanzanian may face trial for war crimes

    The Miami Herald 04/02/2008 - 11:43

    This article summarizes Ahmed Ghalaini's indictment charges as well as his history of being arrested and detained by the CIA. It posits that Ahmed will be tried in the military tribunal for conspiracy, murder and…

  3. Officials say C.I.A. Kept Qaeda Suspect in Secret Detention

    New York Times03/17/2008 - 11:39

    Article discussing the recent admission from intelligence officials of the secret detention of Muhammed Rahim, and details surrounding his case. Also highlights CCR's Gitanjali Gutierrez speaking to Congress about the Majid Khan case and the…

  4. Gitmo inmates to get phone calls to family

    The Washington Times03/13/2008 - 11:51

    Discussion about changes in Guantanamo policy allowing inmates to phone family members in an attempt to address issues of frustration among detainees, as well as CCR members questioning whether the phone calls will ever take…

  5. A Nation of Laws, Even at Guantanamo

    The Miami Herald03/06/2008 - 13:31

    Article claiming that the detainees currently being held at Guantanamo and accused of war-crimes should be granted fair trials, despite the difficulties that Al Qahtani, one of the me charged, has faced in actually meeting…

  6. Defense efforts are still stymied

    Miami Herald02/27/2008 - 14:04

    Article highlighting the reality that five of the six Guantanamo detainees facing the death penalty on charges of terrorism are still without legal representation for their trials in the military tribunals. Also conveyed is the…

  7. Numbers well-timed for NYPD

    Newsday02/20/2008 - 13:20

    Article highlighting the lack of transparency in the New York City Police department with respect to their "Stop and Frisk" policy and its racial profiling factor.

  8. U.S. to Try 6 On Capital Charges Over 9/11 Attacks

    Washington Post02/20/2008 - 12:42

    Article speaking to the Military's use of FBI and other military interrogators to obtain similar information from detainees to that extracted during sessions of "durress" by the CIA, in order to have evidence more likely to be admissible in court.

  9. Rules for Lawyers Of Detainees Are Called Onerous

    Washington Post02/20/2008 - 12:24

    Discussion about the difficulties in defending detainees accused of terrorism in military tribunals when much of the information is classified and cannot be shared with those accused. Also highlights the problem of using evidence obtained through…

  10. Capital Charges Are Filed in 9/11 Trials

    The Wall Street Journal02/13/2008 - 12:58

    Article discussing the pending case against six Guantanamo detainees, including CCR client Mohammed Al Qahtani, being charge for their alleged involvement in the 9-11 attacks. It highlights the issue of torture and its use in…