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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 19, 2007, Washington, D.C. - The estate of an Iraqi man who was killed when Blackwater personnel opened fire on innocent bystanders in and around Al Watahba Square in Baghdad on Sept. 9 sued the private military contractor in… Read More >>
New York, NY – Today, Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) attorneys hailed the decision of Guantánamo detainee Salim Ahmed Hamdan’s military commission as a significant development in the battle for fair hearings and humane treatment for the men held by… Read More >>
December 18, 2007, Washington D.C. – Hundreds of innocent torture victims came forward and filed a complaint in Washington federal court last night against CACI, the private military contractor involved torturing and abusing prisoners at Abu Ghraib and other prisons… Read More >>
New York – Just days after a federal appeals court issued an interim order requiring the government to preserve evidence of Guantanamo detainee Majid Khan’s torture by the CIA, a second motion filed by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR)… Read More >>
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 >>