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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. 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…


    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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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…

  5. Pentagon: Detainee Related to Sept. 11 Terrorist Hijacker

    The Miami Herald01/14/2008 - 15:02

    The Defense department recently confirmed that the latest man facing charges at the Guantanamo war court was related, by marriage, to a member of the hijack squad that slammed Americam Airlines 77 into the Pentagon…

  6. Blackwater contractors accused of killing an Iraqi

    Newsday01/14/2008 - 14:58

    Blackwater contractors worldwide are accused of killing an Iraqi in a September shooting in a second lawsuit filed by the Center for Constitutional Rights.

  7. The C.I.A. and Tapes: Sensing Support Shifting Away From Its Methods

    The New York Times01/14/2008 - 14:52

    The Justice Department, which in 2002 gave the C.I.A. legal approval for waterboarding and other tough interrogation methods, is reviewing whether agency officials broke the law by destroying videotapes of those very methods.

  8. Dems Want CIA Tapes Probe

    Newsday01/14/2008 - 14:45

    Congressional Democrats demand a Justice Department investigation into whether the CIA obstructed justice by destroying videotapes that documented harsh 2002 interrogations of two alleged terrorists.

  9. Justice, CIA begin Videotape Inquiry

    The Washington Post01/14/2008 - 14:41

    The Justice Department and the CIA announced yesterday that they have started a preliminary inquiry into the CIA's 2005 destruction of videotapes that depicted harsh interrogation of two terrorism suspects.

  10. Man Held by C.I.A. Says he was Tortured

    The New York Times01/14/2008 - 14:34

    Majid Khan, the first of the so-clled high-value Guantanamo detainees to have seen a lawyer claims he was subjected to "state-sanctioned torture" while in secret C.I.A. prisons, and he has asked for a court order…