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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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New York and Washington, DC, May 1, 2013—The Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL) and the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) join the United Nations and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) in demanding that the United States… Read More >>
May 1, 2013, New York – Today, special rapporteurs from the United Nations and the Organization of American States’ Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) issued a joint statement calling on the United States to end the indefinite detention without… Read More >>
April 30, 2013, New York – Today, President Obama spoke about Guantanamo at a press conference and said, among other things, "Now Congress determined that they would not let us close it and despite the fact that there are a… Read More >>
April 26, 2013, New York – In response to a letter today from the American Medical Association (AMA) to the Secretary of Defense regarding the ongoing hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay, Center for Constitutional Rights Executive Director Vincent Warren stated… Read More >>
April 24, 2013, New York – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights appealed the decision of a federal court judge to dismiss a lawsuit against high-level Bush administration officials for their role in the post-9/11 immigration sweeps, detention and racial… Read More >>
April 23, 2013 New York – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), Yemeni human rights organization HOOD and the Swiss-based Alkarama submitted new testimony to a Senate Judiciary Sub-Committee that is holding a hearing this afternoon on the Obama… Read More >>
April 20, 2013, New York – Today, Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Executive Director Vincent Warren released the following statement in response to the news that the government had decided not to read the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings… Read More >>
April 17, 2013, Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court today issued a disappointing decision in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum (Shell), holding that the Alien Tort Statute (ATS) does not provide an avenue for justice for Nigerian human rights… Read More >>
April 17, 2013, Boston and New York – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) appealed the dismissal by a federal judge of a lawsuit that challenged the constitutionality of the federal Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA) without addressing the… Read More >>
April 17, 2013, New York – Today, the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF) rejected claims in a lawsuit by the Center for Constitutional Rights challenging government secrecy around the court martial of Pfc. Bradley Manning. The suit,… Read More >>