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A current and comprehensive list of CCR's press releases, press statements, and case updates dating back to 2003.
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On October 25, 2005, in Washington, D.C., United States District Court Judge Gladys Kessler issued an opinion in the case of four Saudi nationals on hunger strike at the Guantánamo Bay prison camp. In an emergency hearing the week of… Read More >>
As the condition of the Guantánamo detainees on hunger strike continues to worsen, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and cooperating counsel are fighting to keep these men alive. On Friday, October 14, 2005, CCR and its cooperating counsel will… Read More >>
Since August 8, 2005, detainees at the Guantánamo Bay prison camp have been engaging in a life-threatening hunger strike to protest their indefinite detention without legal process and the inhumane conditions of their detention. The Department of Defense (DOD) has… Read More >>
On September 8, 2005, cooperating counsel with the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) argued before the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia on behalf of the men currently held at Guantánamo Bay. At issue is whether… Read More >>
Center for Constitutional Rights announced a major victory on August 30, 2005 for the families and friends of people incarcerated in New York State prisons. The federal trial court in Byrd v. Goord issued an opinion upholding the constitutional… Read More >>
On July 15, 2005 in New York, five Sikh Station Agents announced their intention to file discrimination charges against the MTA. The Sikh workers charge that a post-9/11 policy requiring them to brand their turbans with an MTA logo… Read More >>
In Washington, D.C, on June 13, 2005, the United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled that prison officials cannot confine inmates in long term solitary confinement in a supermaximum prison without first giving them the opportunity to challenge their placement. Ruling… Read More >>
CCR is thrilled to announce that the U.S. oil company Unocal has agreed to compensate Burmese villagers who sued the firm for complicity in forced labor, rape and murder. The abuses were committed in the mid-1990's by soldiers providing security… Read More >>