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Descendents appeal to UN over latest Mamilla Cemetery demolitions
August 18, 2010
Rights Groups Welcome Human Rights Council Report on Israeli Attack on Flotilla to Gaza
September 28, 2010
September 28, 2010, New York, NY – Discussions at the Human Rights Council (HRC) continued today following the release of a report of the fact-finding mission that investigated the May 31, 2010...
Israel Rebuffs United Nations Inquiries on Desecration of Ancient Jerusalem Cemetery
February 17, 2011
February 17, 2011, New York, Geneva – Over one year after a group of 60 individuals petitioned United Nations officials to stop the desecration and destruction of an ancient Muslim cemetery in...
CCR Launches Case Seeking U.S. Knowledge of and Role in Deadly Israeli Attack on Humanitarian Flotilla to Gaza
May 24, 2011
May 24, 20011, Washington, D.C. – The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) today launched a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit seeking immediate release of documents that the United States...
Jerusalem Municipality Destroys Cemetery Headstones, Approves “Museum of Tolerance” Construction
June 29, 2011
June 29, 2011, New York, Jerusalem – Working under cover of dark in the early morning hours of June 26, Israeli bulldozers entered an intact part of the ancient Mamilla Cemetery, Jerusalem...
Palestinian Community Leaders Urge UN and UNESCO to Oppose Israeli Construction of “Museum of Tolerance”
July 21, 2011
July 21, 2011, New York, Jerusalem – Forty-five prominent Palestinians from Jerusalem and Israel, including Christian and Muslim religious figures, politicians, businesspeople and civil society...
CCR Denounces UN Report on Gaza Flotilla
September 2, 2011
September 2, 2011, New York – In anticipation of the expected release today of the Report of the Secretary-General’s Panel of Inquiry on the 31 May 2010 Flotilla Incident , which was...
CCR Joins Groups in Urging General Assembly to Submit UN Fact-Finding Mission Report on Gaza to the Security Council
September 29, 2011
September 29, 2011 , New York – The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) has joined the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR), the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), and...
Archaeologists Worldwide Urge Halt to “Museum of Tolerance” Construction on Ancient Muslim Cemetery
October 20, 2011
October 20, 2011, New York; Jerusalem – In a letter submitted today, 84 leading archaeologists worldwide, with support from the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the Campaign to...
Gaza-Bound Humanitarian Flotilla Reaches International Waters
November 2, 2011
November 2, 2011 - Two boats carrying twenty-seven human rights activists from five countries, including the United States, have made it to international waters and are headed to Gaza. Today, the...
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