Belton v. Gautreaux is a federal class action lawsuit on behalf of people imprisoned at the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison in Louisiana. The lawsuit and an accompanying motion for a temporary...
Updated: May 28, 2020
Guantanamo habeas petition in D.C. District Court, and human rights petition and request for precautionary measures before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (“IACHR”) for Djamel Ameziane
Updated: May 27, 2020
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 26, 2020
Dada v. Witte is a federal lawsuit against Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials on behalf of 16 medically vulnerable people currently held in six different immigration detention...
Updated: May 22, 2020
Ali v. Trump is a federal habeas corpus petition brought on behalf of Abdul Razak Ali (also known as Saeed Bakhouch), an Algerian citizen detained without charge at Guantánamo Bay since 2002. One of...
Updated: May 18, 2020
Tamayo Espinoza v. Witte is a federal lawsuit against Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials on behalf of seven medically vulnerable people currently held in Adams County Detention...
Updated: May 12, 2020
A federal class action lawsuit challenging prolonged solitary confinement as cruel and unusual punishment.
Updated: May 4, 2020
Williams v. Horton is a federal lawsuit against Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials on behalf of 18 medically vulnerable people currently held in ICE’s Etowah Detention Center in...
Updated: April 29, 2020
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: April 28, 2020
Dada v. ICE is a federal lawsuit against Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials on behalf of 17 medically vulnerable people currently held in five different immigration detention centers...
Updated: April 24, 2020
A habeas corpus petition on behalf of the only Guantánamo detainee who the government has openly admitted was tortured.
Updated: April 6, 2020
A challenge to corporate impunity under the Alien Tort Statute for war crimes and torture at Abu Ghraib prison.
Updated: January 27, 2020
Action seeking accountability for U.S. torture brought in France under the principle of universal jurisdiction.
Updated: December 18, 2019
Non-profit, grassroots organizations fighting for the rights of immigrants and refugees to challenge a Trump administration asylum ban rule.
Updated: December 2, 2019
Federal lawsuit challenging government-ordered extrajudicial killings in Bolivia
Updated: November 26, 2019