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September 22, 2017

CCR in the News

Thirteen years after leaving Abu Ghraib prison, and nine years after filing suit in federal court, a group of former Iraqi detainees got to make the case before an Alexandria judge Friday that they were tortured and that the contractor CACI International is partly to blame. U.S. District Court...
September 22, 2017

CCR in the News

Earlier this month, Illinois State Senator Daniel Biss removed Chicago Alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa as his running mate in the Illinois gubernatorial race due to Ramirez-Rosa’s refusal to oppose the 2005 Palestinian-led call to use boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) tactics to pressure Israel...
September 22, 2017

CCR in the News

As the nation marked the 230th anniversary of the U.S. Constitution this Monday, the speakers who gathered at Teachers College illuminated the challenges of American jurisprudence in our society’s current climate. “I’m not going to sugarcoat it,” declared Vincent Warren, Esq., Executive Director of...
September 22, 2017

CCR in the News

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A civil lawsuit filed by inmates at the notorious Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq is back in front of a federal judge. Friday's hearing at U.S. District Court in Alexandria comes nine years after the lawsuit was first filed and 13 years after photos documenting abusive treatment of...
September 22, 2017

Blog Post

To mark the 23rd of the month, invoking the 23 hours per day that prisoners spend isolated in special housing units, activists throughout California are taking action to bring attention to prison conditions. Below, Kijana Tashiri Askari, a class member in Ashker v. Governor of California , shares...
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