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
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: May 10, 2022
Challenges the NYPD’s suspicionless surveillance of Muslim Americans on the basis of their Muslim identity
Updated: March 18, 2022
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: March 15, 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: January 27, 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: November 18, 2021
CCR’s representation of Guantánamo prisoner and victim of CIA torture Majid Khan.
Updated: October 31, 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
A challenge to corporate impunity under the Alien Tort Statute for war crimes and torture at Abu Ghraib prison.
Updated: September 11, 2021
A habeas corpus case on behalf of Guled Hassan Duran, a native of Somalia.
Updated: September 8, 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
Sharqawi Al Hajj is a 47-year-old citizen of Yemen who has been detained without charge at Guantánamo since 2004, after over two years in CIA sites. He faces the prospect of a death sentence in...
Updated: August 31, 2021
Abu Zubaydah is a victim of some of the most egregious torture perpetrated against detainees in the post-9/11 era. Held in CIA prisons located in various third countries from 2002 to 2006, he was the...
Updated: August 23, 2021
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear Doe, et al. v. Nestlé USA, Inc . and the companion case Doe, et al. v. Cargill, Inc. to decide the question of whether U.S. corporations can be held liable under...
Updated: June 17, 2021
Federal lawsuit challenging government-ordered extrajudicial killings in Bolivia
Updated: April 6, 2021