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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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January 22, 2009, New York – In response to President Obama’s signing of new executive orders today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) issued the following statement: We welcome the beginning of the end of lawlessness. Under the previous administration, executive… Read More >>
January 21, 2009, New York – Center for Constitutional Rights attorneys for Guantánamo detainees responded today to portions of President Obama’s draft executive order to close the offshore prison camp that appeared in the news. According to accounts, the president… Read More >>
New York, N.Y. January 16, 2009 – Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit heard arguments in the human rights case, Matar v. Dichter. The lawsuit charges former Director of the Israel General Security Services Avi Dichter… Read More >>
January 15, 2009, New York – This morning, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that France is willing to consider, on a case-by-case basis, accepting Guantanamo detainees who are stateless or who cannot return to their home countries for… Read More >>
January 15, 2009, New York, NY – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) released its preliminary analysis of UF-250, or “stop-and-frisk,” data from 2005 to the first half of 2008, the years covering a class action racial profiling lawsuit… Read More >>
January 14, 2009, New York, NY – Center for Constitutional Rights Attorneys for Guantánamo detainee Mohammed al Qahtani released the following statement in response to news stories today reporting that the head of the military commissions at Guantánamo revealed that… Read More >>
January 12, 2009, New York, NY – Today, attorneys for Guantánamo detainees held a conference call to discuss their report on closing Guantánamo, including the newest and most comprehensive numbers and lists of detainee status by nationality. The three simple… Read More >>
New York, NY – This week, the full Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit refused to reconsider the ruling of a three-judge panel which held that key provisions of the federal statute that makes it a crime to provide… Read More >>
New York, NY – In response to the ongoing atrocities in Gaza, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) issued the following statement: For over 40 years the Center for Constitutional Rights has made it a point to apply an international law… Read More >>
January 2, 2009, New York, NY - On December 17, 2008, the government attempted to halt the cases of approximately 20 detainees the Defense Department had cleared for transfer out of Guantanamo. This afternoon, the court rejected the government's motion… Read More >>