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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. Defense efforts are still stymied

    Miami Herald02/27/2008 - 14:04

    Article highlighting the reality that five of the six Guantanamo detainees facing the death penalty on charges of terrorism are still without legal representation for their trials in the military tribunals. Also conveyed is the…

  2. Numbers well-timed for NYPD

    Newsday02/20/2008 - 13:20

    Article highlighting the lack of transparency in the New York City Police department with respect to their "Stop and Frisk" policy and its racial profiling factor.

  3. U.S. to Try 6 On Capital Charges Over 9/11 Attacks

    Washington Post02/20/2008 - 12:42

    Article speaking to the Military's use of FBI and other military interrogators to obtain similar information from detainees to that extracted during sessions of "durress" by the CIA, in order to have evidence more likely to be admissible in court.

  4. Rules for Lawyers Of Detainees Are Called Onerous

    Washington Post02/20/2008 - 12:24

    Discussion about the difficulties in defending detainees accused of terrorism in military tribunals when much of the information is classified and cannot be shared with those accused. Also highlights the problem of using evidence obtained through…

  5. Capital Charges Are Filed in 9/11 Trials

    The Wall Street Journal02/13/2008 - 12:58

    Article discussing the pending case against six Guantanamo detainees, including CCR client Mohammed Al Qahtani, being charge for their alleged involvement in the 9-11 attacks. It highlights the issue of torture and its use in…

  6. Ex-prisoner asks the US to review its founding ideals

    Christian Science Monitor02/11/2008 - 17:13

    Two unjustly accused Guantanamo detainees, Adel Hassan Hamad and Salim Mahmud Adam, sue the United States for compensation for their infringed rights. Article brings attention to the majority of detainees who are held without formal accusations, many being…

  7. Ex-prisoner asks the US to review its founding ideals

    Christian Science Monitor02/11/2008 - 17:08

    Two unjustly accused Guantanamo detainees, Adel Hassan Hamad and Salim Mahmud Adam, sue the United States for compensation for their infringed rights. Article brings attention to the majority of detainees who are held without formal accusations, many being…

  8. 6 AT GUANTANAMO ARE SAID TO FACE TRIAL IN 9/11 CASE

    New York Times02/11/2008 - 16:52

    Article that details the initial attempt by US Military prosecutors to charge and convict Guantanamo Bay detainees for their alleged connections to the 9-11 attacks.

  9. Restoring Habeas Corpus, America's Integrity

    Los Angeles Daily Journal02/04/2008 - 16:52

    Article discussing right to habeas corpus through referencing the Guantanamo detainees and recent legal decisions pertaining to them.

  10. Charged detainee is Hijacker's Brother-in-Law

    The Washington Post01/14/2008 - 15:09

    The latest suspect facing charges before the Guantanamo military court is accused of conspiracy and providing material support for terrorism. The military court announced in a statement that he "is the brother-in-law of the Flight…