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From analysis and commentary by our experts to media coverage of our cases and reactions to breaking news stories, CCR is in the news and making news.

Press Releases

Judge Rejects Latest Efforts by Private Contractor to Have Case Dismissed February 27, 2019, Alexandria, VA – Today, a federal judge refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed by survivors of torture at the...

CCR in the News

March 12, 2019

CCR in the News

... Some of the inmates who filed the lawsuit, with assistance from the New York-based Center for Constitutional Rights, say they suffered abuse mirroring some of the most well-documented incidents that shocked the world’s conscience when photos from Abu Ghraib were publicized 15 years ago,...
March 13, 2019

CCR in the News

...The Center for Constitutional Rights, which represents the Iraqis pursuing the lawsuit, stated in a press release, “Judge Leonie Brinkema’s rejection of CACI’s latest motions means that, nearly 15 years to the date when the world first saw the shocking photos of naked, hooded Iraqis stacked in...
March 12, 2019

CCR in the News

Several immigrants' rights groups allege harassment and one man says he was strip-searched by Customs and Border Protection agents. The Southern Poverty Law Center, the Center for Constitutional Rights, and the American Immigration Council filed a motion requesting more information from the U.S...
March 12, 2019

CCR in the News

... Giving material support to a US government-classified foreign terrorist group is a criminal offense in violation of three different legal prohibitions, says Shayana Kadidal, senior managing attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights, based in New York. Kadidal says, “On its face this...
March 11, 2019

Blog Post

In Djibouti to keep up the fight against the Muslim Ban Our Staff Attorney Diala Shamas spent last week in Djibouti meeting with Yemeni families who are stranded there while they wait for visas. Their visa process has been either delayed or denied due to Trump's Muslim Ban. We were last in Djibouti...
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