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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. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. 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. 

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. Gitmo inmates to get phone calls to family

    The Washington Times03/13/2008 - 11:51

    Discussion about changes in Guantanamo policy allowing inmates to phone family members in an attempt to address issues of frustration among detainees, as well as CCR members questioning whether the phone calls will ever take…

  8. A Nation of Laws, Even at Guantanamo

    The Miami Herald03/06/2008 - 13:31

    Article claiming that the detainees currently being held at Guantanamo and accused of war-crimes should be granted fair trials, despite the difficulties that Al Qahtani, one of the me charged, has faced in actually meeting…

  9. Defense efforts are still stymied

    Miami Herald02/27/2008 - 14:04

    Article highlighting the reality that five of the six Guantanamo detainees facing the death penalty on charges of terrorism are still without legal representation for their trials in the military tribunals. Also conveyed is the…

  10. Numbers well-timed for NYPD

    Newsday02/20/2008 - 13:20

    Article highlighting the lack of transparency in the New York City Police department with respect to their "Stop and Frisk" policy and its racial profiling factor.