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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.
Editorial piece accusing Bush of overstepping his boundaries of executive power and engaging in unchecked wiretapping without the approval from Congress
The CCR and other human rights lawyers filed a lawsuit against former Bolivian president Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada, accusing him of suppressing a 2003 riot which left over 60 people dead and hundreds wounded.
On June 28,2004, the Supreme Court declared that, in Rasul v. Bush, 14 enemy combatants held in Guantanamo Bay could challenge their imprisonment in a federal court.
Lawyers for Guantanamo Bay detainees' alleged that U.S. violated its own rules in the Combatant Status Review Tribunals after it labeled hundreds of prisoners as enemy combatants.
After drawing wide criticism for attempting to prohibit basic right's of detainees, the U.S. declared it would not limit detainees' visits with attorneys.
US officials deliberately sent Maher Arar to Syria under the likelihood that he would be tortured.
Newly released sections of a Canadian inquiry report reveal that neither the Syrian government nor the FBI believed Arar was a threat.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper apologizes to Arar and offers a $10.5M compensation package for the extreme psychological and emotional torture he sustained for 10 months in a Syrian prison.
Until the PM's official apology rolled out of the fax machine, Arar's legal team couldn't be sure of success in quest for justice.
At a news conferenci in Ottawa, falsely accused terror suspect Maher Arar regards the apology and compensation package rendered from the Canadian government as an acknowledgement of his innocence.