Jane Doe v. Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) and Anwar Haddam is a lawsuit brought in December 1996 by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the International Women’s Human Rights Law Clinic (...
Updated: October 22, 2007
Updated: April 23, 2008
Action seeking accountability for U.S. torture brought in France under the principle of universal jurisdiction.
Updated: January 29, 2021
A federal lawsuit that challenges the Air Force's "don't ask, don't tell" policy that discriminates against LGBT members of the military.
Updated: June 30, 2009
In February of 2000 CCR filed Wright v. Corrections Corporation of America , a nationwide class action lawsuit, seeking to enjoin, declare illegal, and recoup damages resulting from conspiracies...
Updated: July 6, 2009
CCR joined as an amicus in urging the Inter-American Court of Human Rights to determine that the longstanding failure to investigate, prosecute, or prevent the crimes in this case (three in a series...
Updated: July 28, 2009
The case was filed on behalf of three Haitian women who were brutally tortured by FRAPH. Two of the three plaintiffs were gang-raped in front of their families. A third was attacked by two FRAPH...
Updated: December 15, 2009
A class action lawsuit brought against the former Head of the IDF Army Intelligence, which charges that the defendant's participation in the shelling of a UN compound in Qana, Lebanon constitutes war...
Updated: September 26, 2018
A suit on behalf of unarmed residents of the Niger Delta, who protested at Chevron's offshore Parabe Platform. On the morning of May 28, Nigerian human rights protestors were shot and some killed by...
Updated: January 20, 2010
Action brought in Germany under the principle of universal jurisdiction.
Updated: November 12, 2019