International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda filed a request with the Pre-Trial Chamber on November 20, 2017 seeking judicial authorization to open a formal investigation into crimes...
Updated: November 28, 2022
Amicus brief in case of Guatemalans subjected to non-consensual medical experiments between 1945 and 1956.
Updated: November 7, 2022
A habeas corpus case on behalf of Guled Hassan Duran, a native of Somalia.
Updated: November 7, 2022
A challenge to corporate impunity of private military contractor under the Alien Tort Statute for war crimes and torture at Abu Ghraib prison.
Updated: September 19, 2022
Following the United States government’s withdrawal from Afghanistan in 2021 and the Taliban’s takeover of the country, the Biden Administration announced it would freeze over $7 billion held in the...
Updated: August 29, 2022
Federal lawsuit challenging government-ordered extrajudicial killings in Bolivia
Updated: August 10, 2022
On behalf of Muslims for Human Rights (MUHURI), the Center for Constitutional Rights and the NYU School of Law's Global Justice Clinic filed a FOIA request to the CIA, DOD, and other federal agencies...
Updated: July 13, 2022
A federal lawsuit that challenges the FBI’s abuse of the No-Fly List to coerce law-abiding American Muslims into spying on their religious communities.
Updated: June 14, 2022
CCR’s representation of Guantánamo prisoner and victim of CIA torture Majid Khan.
Updated: June 8, 2022
On January 2, 2015, the State of Palestine acceded to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), and, on April 1, 2015, Palestine became the 123rd Member State of the ICC . Palestine...
Updated: May 17, 2022
Challenges the NYPD’s suspicionless surveillance of Muslim Americans on the basis of their Muslim identity
Updated: March 18, 2022
A due process challenge to the Communications Management Units (CMUs), two highly restrictive federal prison units that segregate certain prisoners and severely limit and control their communication...
Updated: March 1, 2022
Al Hela poses the same central question posed by The Center for Constitutional Rights' Ali appeal : whether the Constitution’s Due Process Clause extends to individuals detained at Guantanamo Bay. Mr...
Updated: October 1, 2021
Yassir Fazaga, a Black Muslim imam who immigrated to the United States from Eritrea, and his congregants were targeted by the FBI, under a dragnet surveillance operation that, by the Bureau’s own...
Updated: September 28, 2021
Ahmed Abu Ali is a 40-year-old American citizen of Jordanian origin currently serving a sentence of life without parole in federal prison following a 2005 conviction for material support and related...
Updated: August 31, 2021