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A current and comprehensive list of CCR's press releases, press statements, and case updates dating back to 2003.
This list can be ordered by date or name, and filtered by the issues to which the releases relate.
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On February 9, 2005 in New York, The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) denounced the arrest of three community organizers by officers of the New York Police Department on the night of February 8th. The arrest occurred when the three… Read More >>
In a decision cheered by human rights organizations and immigrant justice activists, the Supreme Court ruled in Benitez v. Mata (also known as Martinez v. Clark) on January 12, 2005 that the protection against indefinite detention for immigrants, first decided… Read More >>
In New York, on January 5, 2005, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) urged senators to think of the message confirming Alberto Gonzales to the post of Attorney General will send to the world. Said CCR Executive Director Ron Daniels,… Read More >>
CCR won a $66 million victory in its civil suit against Indonesia's former Vice Chief of Staff, accusing him of crimes against humanity and other human rights violations. CCR scored a major victory this month when a judge awarded the… Read More >>
Greenpeace has joined CCR in calling for the UN General Assembly to prevent a possible war in Iraq by using UN resolution 377, "Uniting for Peace", a little known resolution that can be used when the Security Council is split… Read More >>
“The best way for the American people to send a message to the Bush administration and the world that ‘we the people’ of the United States do not condone torture is to mobilize to reject the nomination of Alberto Gonzales.”… Read More >>
CCR along with the National Lawyer’s Guild, the National Conference of Black Lawyers, and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People filed an amicus brief in the case Alexander v. Oklahoma, supportive of the plaintiff’s petition for writ… Read More >>