Doe v. Lumintang is a civil lawsuit brought against the former Vice Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Army, Johny Lumintang. The suit implicates Lumintang in an official policy of repression of the...
Updated: September 25, 2012
Talisman Energy, Inc. aided and abetted the Sudanese Government in a campaign of genocide and torture against non-Muslim African people in Southern Sudan in order to expand their oil exploration in...
Updated: October 2, 2012
Al Quraishi v. Nakhla and L-3 Services challenged corporate impunity for torture and other war crimes at Abu Ghraib and other prisons in Iraq.
Updated: September 8, 2021
In two amicus briefs to the Supreme Court in 2011 and 2012, CCR argues that, reflecting general principles of international law, corporations can be held liable in U.S. courts for human rights...
Updated: March 29, 2018
A case brought under the Alien Tort Statute for extrajudicial killing and persecution on behalf of the parents of Isis Obed Murillo, in partnership with El Comité de Familiares de Detenidos...
Updated: December 30, 2014
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: October 11, 2019
A civil action filed by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) on behalf of the families and estates of two men who died at Guantánamo Bay in June 2006. The case was brought against the...
Updated: August 30, 2021
Corrie v. Caterpillar was a federal lawsuit filed against Illinois-based Caterpillar, Inc. on behalf of the parents of Rachel Corrie and four Palestinian families whose relatives were killed or...
Updated: November 19, 2018
A habeas corpus petition on behalf of the only Guantánamo detainee who the government has openly admitted was tortured.
Updated: April 4, 2022
CCR argues that an appeals court wrongly decided that Congress has the power to forbid federal courts from considering claims by former Guantánamo detainees.
Updated: March 9, 2017