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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.
"When Mani al-Utaybi fixed a makeshift noose around his neck and hanged himself in a Guantanamo Bay cell in June 2006, the Saudi Arabian detainee had been close to being transferred to his homeland and freed,…
"Torture does not begin in some remote, dark, subterranean cell, where prisoners are hooded and interrogators are masked. Torture emerges from fear clouding vision and it begins on paper, with suited and uniformed leaders exercising faulty rationales,…
"The US government is seeking a new one-month delay in hearings on 250 Guantanamo detainees challenging the legality of their detention, saying it needs more time to review and declassify key documents." Click Here for the full article.
"[On the morning of April 7, 2003] police immediately cordoned off the street and allowed no one to enter or leave. Then, without any announcement, they started arresting all the protesters on trumped-up charges. This…
"The city has agreed to pay $2,007,000 to end a lawsuit brought by 52 people who were swept up in a mass
A federal appeals court in New York will take the unusual step of rehearing Maher Arar's case which it decided in June. Mr. Arar is a CCR client who was detained at Kennedy Airport in…
At least 17 detainees in Guantanamo Bay were subjected to the banned "frequent flyer" treatment where they were moved repeatedly from cell to cell to cause sleep deprivation prior to interrogations, causing concern that clients…
The Center for Constitutional Rights has filed a petition with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to investigate the torture that Djamel Ameziane experianced while in US custody. You can access the full article here.
CCR attorney, Shayana Kadidal, comments on the lack of finality and legal significance in the military commission that convicted Salim Ahmed Hamdan. You can access the full article here.