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  1. Pro-Palestinian Students Charge Universities With Censorship

    NBC News03/24/2014 - 12:37

    BOSTON — “Free, free Palestine!” protesters shouted, carrying a 30-foot-long Palestinian flag through the streets. At first glance, the 150 people gathered just outside Northeastern University on March 18 seemed to be staging a typical rally…

  2. Congress, it’s time to clean up your war

    Phil Donahue03/19/2014 - 14:09

    ELEVEN years have passed since the United States invaded Iraq in an unprovoked, unnecessary, unconstitutional action that violated international law. Not long after the March 2003 military blunder began, journalist Tim Russert asked then-Sen. John…

  3. De Blasio Settles FDNY Racial Discrimination Suit For $98 Million

    Gothamist 03/18/2014 - 17:12

    Ending a long legal saga that began back in 2005, the de Blasio administration has agreed to pay approximately $98 million in back pay, fringe benefits and interest to FDNY applicants who took two civil…

  4. New York Settles Bias Lawsuit Against Fire Department

    New York Times03/18/2014 - 17:06

    After more than seven years of litigation that led to a series of reforms in how the New York Fire Department recruits minorities, the city settled a lawsuit against the department on Tuesday, agreeing to…

  5. From Stop-and-Frisk to Guantánamo: US Human Rights Record Under Scrutiny at UN

    Huffington Post by Nahal Zamani03/15/2014 - 00:00

    As the Obama administration continues rallying its allies to hold Russia to its international law obligations in Ukraine, the international community had an opportunity this week to turn the magnifying glass the other way and…

  6. Accounting for a Decade of Global War

    Truthout by CCR Executive Director Vincent Warren03/13/2014 - 14:17

    The United Nations will be reviewing US compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights today and tomorrow. US arguments to the contrary, its record includes violations that must be sanctioned.

  7. The Status of Guantanamo Detainees in a War that May Never End

    Jurist by Wells Dixon03/06/2014 - 01:00


  8. Discrimination, Bullying and Persecution Are Not Religious Rights

    Huffington Post by CCR Executive Director, Vincent Warren03/03/2014 - 15:11

    On February 24, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed the notorious Anti-Homosexuality Bill into law, instantly criminalizing the very existence of our client Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) and outlawing LGBTI people's ability to advocate…

  9. Why I'm fighting the NYPD's surveillance of Muslims

    Star Ledger 02/28/2014 - 01:00

    "As Black History Month comes to a close, a federal judge last week dismissed a major civil rights lawsuit that affects millions of African-Americans. I joined as a plaintiff on Hassan et al.…

  10. Where Will U.S. Torturers Be Held Accountable?

    Huffington Post Katherine Gallagher02/27/2014 - 19:14

    Barack Obama declared at the start of his presidency that, when it comes to holding U.S. officials accountable for torture, we must "look forward not back." While he has failed to…