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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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December 10, 2007 - On Monday, December 10, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling in a Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) case that struck down portions of the 1996 Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act (AEDPA) and… Read More >>
December 13, 2007, New York – The House of Representatives this evening voted to outlaw waterboarding and other forms of torture not permitted in the Army Field Manual (AFM). The latest version of the AFM was released on the same… Read More >>
December 10, 2007, New York, NY - Attorney, author and Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) President Michael Ratner is the recipient of the 2007 Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship. Read More >>
December 12, 2007, Washington, DC – A federal appeals court has issued an interim order requiring the government to take “all measures necessary to preserve” evidence relating to Guantanamo detainee Majid Khan, including evidence of his torture by the CIA.… Read More >>
December 12, 2007, New York, NY – Today, the European Parliament adopted an amendment that calls for the resettlement in European countries of Guantánamo detainees who cannot return to their home countries for fear of torture. The resolution calls for… Read More >>
Last week, a motion that Center for Constitutional Rights attorneys filed in the case of former ghost detainee Majid Khan was made public. The heavily redacted motion, which was filed in order to preserve evidence of Majid's torture, contains new… Read More >>
December 10, 2007, Washington, DC – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) argued the appeal of CCR’s class-action civil case charging a former Israeli official with war crimes and extrajudicial killing for his role in the Israel Defense Forces’… Read More >>
Paris, New York, December 7, 2007 – Human rights groups issued an open letter [attached below] yesterday to French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner detailing dangerous repercussions of a decision to dismiss a complaint filed on October, 25, 2007 against Donald… Read More >>
Click on the link below to watch CCR Executive Director Vincent Warren, CCR President Michael Ratner, and others speak at an event held at the Culture Project in New York City on November 27, 2007. The event, titled "A Question of… Read More >>
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a landmark human rights case with significant implications for the separation of powers, the Supreme Court today heard a challenge brought by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and co-counsel to the legality of Guantánamo Bay… Read More >>