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An up-to-date archive of major press coverage of CCR's work and opinion pieces. Articles are available either on the original publisher's site or as a PDF.

  1. France should fully investigate Guantánamo torture claims

    Al Jazeera America03/23/2015 - 00:00

    "On March 5, the New York–based Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) urged a French Appeals Court to fully investigate claims by three French nationals that they were…

  2. Stop-and-Frisk Reform Talks Will Include NYC Cop Unions

    Courthouse News03/19/2015 - 00:00

    "Months after failing to scuttle a landmark settlement to reform stop-and-frisk policies, five New York City police unions muscled their way Thursday into playing a limited role on the deal's implementation. ..."

  3. Few have faced consequences for abuses at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq

    Los Angeles Times03/17/2015 - 00:00

    "Photos of Iraqi prisoners tethered to dog leashes and electrical wires dominated the news when they emerged in 2003 and 2004. The abuse scandal centered at the Abu Ghraib prison outside Baghdad aroused bipartisan shock…

  4. No Justice for Rachel Corrie -- or Palestine

    The World Post by Katherine Gallagher03/16/2015 - 00:00

    "Twelve years ago today, 23-year-old U.S.

  5. Freeing Minks Triggers Anti-Terror Statute

    Courthouse News03/06/2015 - 01:00

    "Prosecutors are not overreaching in using an anti-terrorism statute against young activists accused of releasing thousands of minks from an Illinois fur factory, a federal judge ruled. ..." Read the full piece here.  

  6. NYPD Can't Just Stop And Frisk People For The Hell Of It Anymore, Says Department Memo

    Huffington Post03/05/2015 - 01:00

    "Police reform advocates expressed cautious optimism this week over a new set of guidelines for when New York City police officers can stop and frisk people on the street, a reform aimed at reining in…

  7. NYPD issues new stop-and-frisk rules that ban stops based on race

    Daily News03/04/2015 - 01:00

    "It’s stop-and-frisk 101. Cops were given new step-by-step instructions on how and when to conduct stop-and-frisks, the Daily News has learned. ..."   Read the full piece.

  8. Rutgers Muslim students fearful for future in wake of NYPD surveillance

    Star Ledger03/04/2015 - 01:00

    "There are Rutgers students and graduates whose futures are in jeopardy because they were placed under surveillance by the NYPD - operating outside of its jurisdiction - for no other reason than they practice Islam.…

  9. Animal rights 'terrorists'? Legality of industry-friendly law to be challenged

    The Guardian02/19/2015 - 01:00

    "Two animal rights activists who have served prison terms for releasing mink and foxes from fur farms in the US midwest are facing federal charges that could see them sentenced to a further 10 years…

  10. Accused of 'Terrorism,' Animal Rights Activists Head to Federal Court

    Common Dreams02/19/2015 - 01:00

    "Two activists are scheduled to appear in a federal district court in Chicago on Thursday, marking the first time that the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA)—which criminalizes protected speech and protest activities that cause an…