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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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August 21, 2008, New York – Late yesterday afternoon, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) issued urgent precautionary measures to protect Djamel Ameziane, an Algerian citizen held by the United States at Guantanamo Bay for more than six years.… Read More >>
August 19, 2008, New York, NY – A group of 52 local activists today announced a $2 million settlement in their lawsuit against the City of New York. The activists were illegally arrested on April 7, 2003 while protesting against… Read More >>
August 14, 2008, New York – The Second Circuit Court of Appeals issued an extremely rare order that the case of Canadian rendition victim Maher Arar would be heard en banc by all of the active judges on the Second… Read More >>
August 6, 2008, Washington D.C. – Today, Djamel Ameziane filed the first ever petition by a person detained by the United States at Guantánamo Bay with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) to consider the torture, abuse, and other… Read More >>
August 6, 2008, New York – In response to the execution in Texas today of Mexican citizen Jose Medellin, Center for Constitutional Rights Executive Director Vincent Warren issued the following statement: Read More >>
August 5, 2008, New York – In response to the hand-picked military jury’s decision in the Military Commission against Salim Ahmed Hamdan, Shayana Kadidal, Senior Managing Attorney of the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Guantánamo Global Justice Initiative, issued the… Read More >>
July 31, 2008, New York – Late yesterday, a U.S. federal court rejected attempts by former Haitian death squad leader Emanuel “Toto” Constant to have a 2004 case against him dismissed and the $19 million judgment for victims of his… Read More >>
July 25, 2008, New York – The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) today welcomed the conviction of the former Haitian paramilitary leader Emmanuel “Toto” Constant, who was found guilty for all counts on grand larceny and mortgage fraud in New… Read More >>
July 23, 2008, New York – Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Senior Attorney Maria LaHood, who represents Maher Arar in the U.S., issued the following statement in response to Attorney General Michael Mukasey’s Comments before Congress today: Read More >>
July 22, 2008, New York – The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) today welcomed the arrest of notorious war criminal and Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadžić. CCR and co-counsel brought a federal lawsuit in 1993 on behalf of … Read More >>