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 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
Federal lawsuit challenging constitutionality of state-appointed “Emergency Managers” in predominantly black and brown communities of Michigan
Updated: July 25, 2018
Actions on U.S. torture brought in Spain under the principle of universal jurisdiction.
Updated: November 13, 2019
Almontaser v. Hilton Hotel is a suit which charged the Hilton Hotel for intentional employment discrimination against Arab-American Muslims who worked as catering staff at the New York Hilton Hotel...
Updated: October 9, 2007