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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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June 26, 2008, New York—Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) filed one of the first new habeas corpus petitions since the Supreme Court ruled on June 12 that the men at Guantánamo have the constitutional right to habeas corpus.… Read More >>
June 26, 2008, New York and Washington, DC—The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) must no longer be allowed to use classification arguments in its attempts to prevent the disclosure of illegal or embarrassing conduct in its secret detention, torture, and rendition… Read More >>
June 26, 2008, New York – Late yesterday, a federal court judge ruled that the government did not have to disclose whether it was illegally spying on Guantanamo attorneys’ conversations. The judge ruled that the National Security Agency (NSA) could… Read More >>
Washington, DC — In one of the most important human rights cases of the decade, the Supreme Court of the United States held today, in a 5-4 decision, that the men imprisoned at Guantánamo Bay have the constitutional right to… Read More >>
Paris, New York, June 12, 2008 – The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) today submitted a letter on the plight of former Guantánamo and Bagram prisoners in Afghanistan to foreign government dignitaries attending an international conference on Afghanistan. Many of… Read More >>
June 5, 2008, New York – Late yesterday, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) received the government's reply brief in their case demanding that the government comply with requests to turn over all records related to the NSA's warrantless wiretapping… Read More >>
June 3, 2008, New York – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) released two reports on the conditions and treatment of prisoners at Guantánamo Bay. One report highlights numerous instances of threats and abuse of prisoners at Guantánamo by… Read More >>
May 20, 2008, WASHINGTON, D.C. — Guantanamo attorneys, experts, and – for the first time - a former detainee today testified to Congress to call for a solution for the approximately 50 refugees still imprisoned at Guantánamo and unable to… Read More >>