Sharqawi Al Hajj is a 43-year-old Yemeni citizen who has been detained without charge at Guantánamo since 2004 and in government custody since 2002. Prior to his transfer to Guantánamo, Al Hajj was...
Updated: December 6, 2018
In 2003, in the landmark decision Lawrence v. Texas , the United States Supreme Court declared that state statutes that criminalize sodomy are unconstitutional. In its sweeping decision, the Supreme...
Updated: October 25, 2018
Al Otro Lado, Inc., et al. v. John F. Kelly, et al. , is a class action lawsuit against officials at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in a...
Updated: October 14, 2018
Federal lawsuit against a U.S.-based anti-gay extremist for his active role in the conspiracy to strip away fundamental rights from LGBTI people in Uganda, which constitutes persecution.
Updated: August 10, 2018
CCR filed an amicus brief in the case of U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, a former Taliban prisoner in Afghanistan who was released in 2014 in exchange for five Guantanamo prisoners. Bergdahl is...
Updated: October 5, 2017
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: September 7, 2017
A habeas corpus case on behalf of Guled Hassan Duran, a native of Somalia.
Updated: May 5, 2017
CCR’s representation of Guantánamo prisoner and victim of CIA torture Majid Khan.
Updated: March 2, 2017
Representing an Algerian citizen held at Guantánamo since 2002
Updated: January 20, 2017
A habeas corpus petition on behalf of the only Guantánamo detainee who the government has openly admitted was tortured.
Updated: December 1, 2016
CCR has joined the Center for HIV Law and Policy (CHLP) , a national leader on HIV policy development, along with 21 national and state organizations, in an amicus brief on behalf of Michael Johnson...
Updated: August 1, 2016