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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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From: Sabin Willett January 23, 2009 Eric H. Holder, Jr., Esq., Attorney General-designate Mark R. Filip, Esq., Acting Attorney General The Honorable Robert M. Gates Secretary of Defense Re: Uighur detainees at Guantanamo Bay Gentlemen: Read More >>
January 28, 2009, New York – In response to reports of a possible promise by Attorney General Nominee Eric Holder to senior Republican members of Congress that he would not prosecute Bush Administration officials involved in torture,… Read More >>
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 >>