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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. A Legal Filing Alleges a Detainee Was Abused

    The New York Times 05/09/2008 - 11:32

    The attorneys for Salim Hamdan filed a brief in his military commission asking the judge to declare that Hamdan had been subjected to "abusive interrogation techniques," ie., torture. The article features commentary from CCR attorney…

  2. Few Clear Wins in US Anti-Terror Cases

    The Washington Post 04/23/2008 - 13:12

    Article discussing the practicality of using preemptive domestic anti-terror tactics, illustrating several examples of failed convictions.

  3. Detainees Allege Being Drugged, Questioned

    The Washington Post 04/23/2008 - 11:19

    Discussion of the claims by detained terrorist suspects that they were given mind-altering substances in order to induce confessions, along with CIA and Defense Department responses.

  4. New Roadblocks Delay Tribunals at Guantanamo

    The New York Times 04/14/2008 - 11:51

    Article discussing the difficulty the Pentagon has been facing in expediting the military tribunals, from problems of obtaining lawyers to represent the detainees to figuring out how to mitigate the allegations of torture.

  5. Camp Justice

    New Yorker 04/09/2008 - 11:16

    Ten page article highlighitng the discussion around the status of Guantanamo, with a consensus among high level U.S. officials for its closure, yet the continued function as the site for a war-crimes tribunal. Also covers…

  6. A Legal Filing Claims Detainee Was Abused

    New York Times 04/07/2008 - 11:30

    Discussion about the inclusion of testimony extracted from Guantanamo Detainee, Ahmed Hamdan under conditions of torture while in United States custody. Article claims that decisions taken now in the military tribunals about the admissibility of the testimony would set…

  7. Pentagon pursues tribunal for embassy bombing suspect

    Los Angeles Times 04/02/2008 - 12:09

    Article covering the Ahmed Ghalaini indictment and delving into the rationale and implications for using miltary tribunals rather than the Federal court system.  It also covers details of the Ghalaini's alleged participation in the 1998 US embassy…

  8. 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. 

  9. 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…

  10. 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…