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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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Arar Says He's Proud to be A Canadian

    Toronto Star10/12/2007 - 11:42

    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.

  7. Arar Deal

    Toronto Star10/12/2007 - 11:38

    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.

  8. U.S. Claims Maher Arar Still Considered a Threat to U.S.

    International Herald Tribune10/12/2007 - 11:35

    U.S. ambassador to Canada, David Wilkins, says that Maher Arar is still considered a terrorist suspect and will remain on a security watchlist.

  9. Hayden Denies Reality on Interrogations

    The Washington Times10/12/2007 - 11:32

    The Military Commissions Act, signed into law by Congress, allows the U.S. to retain its authority on deciding what forms of interrogation are not war crimes under the War Crimes Act and the Geneva Convention.

  10. Accolades

    New York Law Journal10/12/2007 - 11:26

    The Institute for Policy Studies in D.C. gives New York's Center for Constitutional Rights and its client, Maher Arar, international human rights awards.