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
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
Three lawsuits filed on behalf of relatives of murdered activists who were fighting for human rights and environmental justice in Nigeria. The lawsuits are brought against the Royal Dutch Petroleum...
Updated: September 4, 2019
A FOIA lawsuit seeking information regarding U.S. knowledge of, role in, and response to a deadly Israeli attack on a humanitarian flotilla to blockaded Gaza.
Updated: April 15, 2019
A challenge to corporate impunity for torture at Abu Ghraib prison.
Updated: February 5, 2019
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
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
Consolidated cases against private military contractor Blackwater, later known as Xe Services, and its founder Erik Prince, for the Nisoor Square shooting and the killing of civilians at Watahba...
Updated: August 11, 2017
A lawsuit against the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for firing Professor Steven Salaita from a tenured position over his tweets critical of Israel’s summer 2014 attack on Gaza.
Updated: September 15, 2016
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: July 15, 2015