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July 16, 2018
Guantánamo: there have to be limits, detainees must be released Last Wednesday, we argued before a federal judge in Washington D.C. to challenge Donald Trump's ongoing detention of men at Guantánamo : the 11 petitioners in our case have been detained without charge for over a decade and are without any prospect of release. We argue that their indefinite detention is arbitrary and unlawful, which is why we asked the judge to order their release. "Our dangerous experiment in indefinite detention, after 16 years, has run its course," said CCR Legal Director Baher Azmy , who argued in court. "Due...
July 10, 2018
“[It’s] like we’re buried alive.” That’s how CCR client Sharqawi Al Hajj describes his imprisonment at Guantánamo, as a cemetery. Before he was brought to the island prison, Sharqawi was disappeared...
July 2, 2018
With a conservative Supreme Court majority, it was no surprise the justices upheld Trump's Muslim Ban. But there was a silver lining: In a vote against the racist policy, Justice Breyer cited on page...
June 26, 2018
Last Thursday, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) celebrated “ The Activists Files’ ” official launch on iTunes. Guests enjoyed wine and hors d’oeuvres and played a game of “Would You Rather...
June 18, 2018
Who are we? Part I: Join us on Juneteenth CCR is proud to be a presenting partner of "Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America" at New York's Town Hall tomorrow, June 19 at 7:00pm. On Juneteenth...
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May 30, 2018
This Thursday, a Canadian logging company named Resolute Forest Products will be in federal court, arguing that Greenpeace, STAND.earth, and “Jane Does 1-20” are part of a criminal racketeering...
May 28, 2018
Resist SLAPP lawsuits Join protectors of the environment and the defenders of the First Amendment Thursday in federal court in San Francisco, CA for a hearing on the motion to dismiss the amended...
May 14, 2018
Nakba Day: This Tuesday will mark 70 years of the Nakba, or the catastrophe, commemorating the forced displacement of Palestinians by the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948. It has also...
April 16, 2018
CCR has launched a podcast! We are excited to announce the launch of the CCR podcast, The Activist Files ! The monthly series will feature the stories of people of the front lines fighting for...
April 9, 2018
NJ Muslims win settlement with NYPD On Thursday, a group of Muslim-owned businesses, mosques, individuals, and student groups announced that we finalized a settlement agreement with the New York...

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