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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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October 31, 2008, New York – Muslim, Arab, and South Asian men were targeted solely based on race, country of origin, and religion in post-9/11 immigration sweeps with the knowledge of former Attorney General John Ashcroft and FBI Director Robert… Read More >>
October 29, 2008, New York – Yesterday, Judge Abraham Gerges handed down a stiff sentence for Haitian former death squad leader Emanuel “Toto” Constant who was found guilty on all counts of grand larceny and mortgage fraud this summer. Constant… Read More >>
October 28, 2008, Washington, DC – Today, an international human rights tribunal met to review the U.S. government's treatment of detainees at Guantanamo. The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) convened the hearing to assess the United States’ compliance with… Read More >>
22 October 2008, Montreal – Human rights groups today urged Canada to offer refugee resettlement without delay to Djamel Ameziane, an Algerian who has been unlawfully detained for more than six years at Guantanamo and who has strong ties to… Read More >>
October 8, 2008, Washington – The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has granted the U.S. government’s request for an administrative stay of District Court Judge Ricardo Urbina’s order that 17 innocent Uighur men be released from Guantánamo into the United… Read More >>
New York, October 8, 2008 — Yesterday, Judge Kimba Wood of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York set a trial date of February 9, 2009 for a human rights and racketeering case against the Royal… Read More >>
October 7, 2008, New York – Today, for the first time, a federal court ordered the release into the United States of 17 innocent Uighur men who have been imprisoned at Guantánamo Bay for nearly seven years. The men… Read More >>
September 23, 2008, New York – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) filed an opening brief for rehearing en banc with the Second Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of Canadian rendition survivor Maher Arar. The filing follows the… Read More >>