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CCR in the News

April 28, 2016

Blog Post

It’s now been nine months since the first news stories were published about a cancer cluster, possibly linked to the presence of environmental toxins, afflicting lawyers and other staff at the military commission complex at Guantánamo. The passage of time has allowed typical gallows humor to...
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Camp Justice
April 27, 2016

Blog Post

Last week , community members in San Jose, California spoke out at a forum on police body-cameras. Their number one concern: cameras being turned on or off “when police officers feel like it.” This shouldn’t be a surprise. Last November , two police officers equipped with body-worn cameras were...
CCR Blog
April 22, 2016

Blog Post

Who will hold Israel accountable? The answer, so far, is no one. But on this rare trip to the U.S., I am seeing signs that suggest the dam is breaking. The cracks in the dam are coming from civil society , and with it will follow a tidal wave of grassroots support for Palestinian freedom. The...
CCR Blog
April 21, 2016

Blog Post

Yesterday morning, the New York Times editorial board took note of Obama Administration’s latest policy inconsistency: fighting in the Supreme Court this week to halt deportations of many undocumented immigrants while simultaneously rounding up thousands of young people, mothers and children...
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children in line at Immigration and Customs Enforcement
April 21, 2016

CCR in the News

On April 16, the Department of Defense issued a short press release announcing that Mohammed al-Hamiri, a Yemeni citizen held at Guantánamo Bay, had been transferred for release. Hamiri had been incarcerated at Guantánamo since 2002, when he was detained by American forces. First taken into custody...

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