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September 27, 2021

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Twenty years after the U.S. declared its “War on Terror,” civil rights lawyers and advocates sent the Biden administration a memorandum covering a range of federal policies and programs,
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September 21, 2021

CCR in the News

This weekend marks the 20th anniversary of 9/11, and as the withdrawal from Afghanistan dominates the headlines, so does the conversation about the forever war and its implications. Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Baher Azmy, the legal director of the Center for Constitutional Rights. Azmy has been...
September 21, 2021

CCR in the News

...“We proceeded with our damages claims against the individual F.B.I. agents seeking to remedy the harms they experienced as a result of these abuses,” says Diala Shamas, a staff attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights, a group that represented the plaintiffs. Their central claim, that...
September 21, 2021

CCR in the News

...This call for “reparations” has mixed antecedents. In North America, demands have been made for reparations to, among others, the victims of transatlantic slavery and Indigenous genocide. Internationally, reparations have been proposed or implemented in nations like Germany, Colombia, South...
September 21, 2021

CCR in the News

...But despite early moves to free one prisoner and place five others on a list of those eligible for release, how or when the administration will carry out that plan remains unclear, reports the Associated Press . The oldest prisoner, a 74-year-old Pakistani, has been diagnosed with heart disease...

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