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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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Albany, NY, September 8, 2008 – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) challenges the constitutionality of the unlawful tax levied on families who received collect calls at exorbitant rates from their loved ones in New York State prison. CCR… Read More >>
New York, NY – Late last week, the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) released more than 3,000 pages of documents concerning its investigation into the deaths of three detainees at Guantanamo Bay on June 10, 2006. The NCIS report concludes… Read More >>
August 28, 2008, New York – On August 22, 2008, Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and co-counsel Baach Robinson & Lewis, filed a petition for certiorari to the Supreme Court of the United States on behalf the plaintiffs in Rasul… Read More >>
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 >>