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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. Corrie v. Caterpillar: The Struggle for Justice Continues

    The Electronic Intifada10/12/2007 - 12:20

    A lawsuit filed against Caterpillar corporation is seeking compensatory damages and an order to enjoin Caterpillar sales of bulldozers until Israel stops its practice of home demolitions.

  2. Above the Law

    Salon.com10/12/2007 - 12:17

    Editorial piece accusing Bush of overstepping his boundaries of executive power and engaging in unchecked wiretapping without the approval from Congress

  3. Ex-Bolivia Leader Target of Lawsuit

    The Miami Herald10/12/2007 - 12:15

    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.

  4. The Guantanamo Bay Bar

    National Journal10/12/2007 - 12:13

    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.

  5. Detainee's Lawyers: US Broke Own Rules

    The Philadelphia Inquirer10/12/2007 - 12:10

    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.

  6. U.S. Won't Limit Detainee's Visits with Attorneys

    The New York Times10/12/2007 - 12:03

    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.

  7. Syria, US Torture Center

    The Nation10/12/2007 - 11:59

    US officials deliberately sent Maher Arar to Syria under the likelihood that he would be tortured.

  8. Deported Canadian Was No Threat, Report Shows

    The New York Times10/12/2007 - 11:55

    Newly released sections of a Canadian inquiry report reveal that neither the Syrian government nor the FBI believed Arar was a threat.

  9. Arar Deal: $10.5M Redress for Deportation and Torture

    Toronto Star10/12/2007 - 11:52

    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.

  10. Fresh Start

    Toronto Star10/12/2007 - 11:48

    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.