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
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
A federal class action lawsuit against Avi Dichter, former Director of Israel's General Security Service (GSS), on behalf of Palestinians who were killed or injured in 2002, when a one-ton bomb was...
Updated: October 31, 2019
Action brought in Canada under the principle of universal jurisdiction.
Updated: November 12, 2019
Freedom of Information Act Requests to various U.S. government agencies regarding the 2009 military coup in Honduras.
Updated: April 15, 2019
Challenging the rendition to torture in Syria of Canadian citizen Maher Arar by U.S. government officials. [Past Case]
Updated: August 11, 2021
A challenge to corporate impunity of private military contractor under the Alien Tort Statute for war crimes and torture at Abu Ghraib prison.
Updated: September 19, 2022
A class action lawsuit challenging the racially discriminatory impact of several standardized tests New York City used in a re-certification process for City public school teachers
Updated: September 23, 2020
Civil cases seeking compensatory damages for six former Guantánamo detainees for torture and other abuse.
Updated: March 2, 2017