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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. New York Settles Bias Lawsuit Against Fire Department

    New York Times03/18/2014 - 17:06

    After more than seven years of litigation that led to a series of reforms in how the New York Fire Department recruits minorities, the city settled a lawsuit against the department on Tuesday, agreeing to…

  2. From Stop-and-Frisk to Guantánamo: US Human Rights Record Under Scrutiny at UN

    Huffington Post by Nahal Zamani03/15/2014 - 00:00

    As the Obama administration continues rallying its allies to hold Russia to its international law obligations in Ukraine, the international community had an opportunity this week to turn the magnifying glass the other way and…

  3. Accounting for a Decade of Global War

    Truthout by CCR Executive Director Vincent Warren03/13/2014 - 14:17

    The United Nations will be reviewing US compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights today and tomorrow. US arguments to the contrary, its record includes violations that must be sanctioned.

  4. The Status of Guantanamo Detainees in a War that May Never End

    Jurist by Wells Dixon03/06/2014 - 01:00

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  5. Discrimination, Bullying and Persecution Are Not Religious Rights

    Huffington Post by CCR Executive Director, Vincent Warren03/03/2014 - 15:11

    On February 24, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed the notorious Anti-Homosexuality Bill into law, instantly criminalizing the very existence of our client Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) and outlawing LGBTI people's ability to advocate…

  6. Why I'm fighting the NYPD's surveillance of Muslims

    Star Ledger 02/28/2014 - 01:00

    "As Black History Month comes to a close, a federal judge last week dismissed a major civil rights lawsuit that affects millions of African-Americans. I joined as a plaintiff on Hassan et al.…

  7. Where Will U.S. Torturers Be Held Accountable?

    Huffington Post Katherine Gallagher02/27/2014 - 19:14

    Barack Obama declared at the start of his presidency that, when it comes to holding U.S. officials accountable for torture, we must "look forward not back." While he has failed to…

  8. I Wish the Pope Would Step Up

    Ms. Magazine by Megan Peterson02/21/2014 - 01:00

    "The first time I spoke publicly about being repeatedly raped by a priest when I was between the ages of 14 and 15 was when we announced the settlement of my case—one…

  9. Muslims criticize judge’s dismissal of NYPD spying lawsuit

    Washington Post02/21/2014 - 01:00

    Muslim Americans and civil rights groups are criticizing a federal judge’s dismissal of a lawsuit alleging the New York City Police Department illegally spied on Muslim Americans in New Jersey.

  10. Judge on Muslim surveillance: Any harm is the media’s fault

    SFGate.com - San Francisco Chronicle02/21/2014 - 01:00

    Now we know who’s to blame for any harm the police cause by secretly spying on Muslims. It’s not the officers who infiltrate religious groups and monitor their activities in hopes of finding a terrorist. No,…