Action brought in Switzerland under the principle of universal jurisdiction.
Updated: November 12, 2019
Ahmed Abu Ali is a 37-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: October 3, 2019
Amicus brief in case of Guatemalans subjected to non-consensual medical experiments between 1945 and 1956.
Updated: September 23, 2019
CCR submitted an amicus brief in this case on behalf of the parents of Furkan Doğan , who was killed in the 2010 attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla . The flotilla, which carried more than 700...
Updated: September 5, 2019
The Center for Constitutional Rights and ten other amici filed a brief of amicus curiae in support of appellee Adree Edmo. The brief argues that the appellate court should uphold the lower court's...
Updated: September 5, 2019
Freedom of Information Act Requests to various U.S. government agencies regarding the 2009 military coup in Honduras.
Updated: April 15, 2019
Ongoing revelations of pervasive and serious sexual violence against children and vulnerable adults by priests and others associated with the Catholic Church in different parts of the world have...
Updated: August 20, 2018
Challenges the NYPD’s suspicionless surveillance of Muslim Americans on the basis of their Muslim identity
Updated: April 5, 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
The Center for Constitutional Rights submitted an amicus brief urging the Supreme Court of the United States to take on the case of Mohamed Osman Mohamud. Mohamud v. United States is one of the first...
Updated: August 16, 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
ATS case bringing claims that U.S. technology company Cisco Systems, Inc. aided and abetted serious human rights abuses against Falun Gong practitioners in China
Updated: January 13, 2016
Amicus briefs in a case seeking civil liability from multinational corporations for their role aiding and abetting the South African apartheid regime.
Updated: September 16, 2015
An effort by CCR and allies on behalf of descendants of those buried in the Mamilla Cemetery to stop its destruction to make way for the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s “Museum of Tolerance.”
Updated: July 7, 2015