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A current and comprehensive list of CCR's press releases, press statements, and case updates dating back to 2003.
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June 23, 2014, New York – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) released the following statement by Senior Attorney Pardiss Kebriaei in response to the release of the Department of Justice memo outlining the Obama administration’s legal justification for… Read More >>
June 19, 2014, New York – In response to the current crisis in Iraq and calls for a U.S. military response, the Center for Constitutional Rights issued the following statement: Read More >>
June 10, 2014, Washington, DC – A federal appeals court today dismissed a civil lawsuit brought by six men formerly held at Guantánamo who were wrongly detained and abused while at the prison. The suit, one of the last remaining… Read More >>
June 2, 2014, Oakland – Today, a federal judge allowed hundreds of California prisoners to join a lawsuit challenging prolonged solitary confinement in California prisons when she granted the case class action status. The case, Ashker v. Brown, was filed… Read More >>
May 28, 2014, Washington, D.C. – Today, Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Senior Attorney Pardiss Kebriaei released the statement below in response to the news that the Obama administration’s Periodic Review Board had approved her client Ghaleb Al-Bihani for transfer… Read More >>
May 23, 2014, New York, Geneva – Today, the United Nations Committee Against Torture found that the widespread sexual violence within the Catholic church amounted to torture and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment prohibited by theUnited Nations Convention Against Torture. … Read More >>
May 21, 2014, Boise – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) joined the court battle against so-called “ag-gag” laws, which punish undercover investigations and whistleblowing inside of animal agriculture facilities. CCR filed an amicus brief in the case Animal Legal… Read More >>
May 21, 2014, New York, Paris, Gaza, Jerusalem, Ramallah – On the occasion of the appeal in the civil suit filed by the family of Rachel Corrie against the State of Israel for the death of the 23-year-old human rights… Read More >>
May 16, 2014, New York – Today, in response to new revelations published in Harper’s Magazine regarding the deaths of three Guantánamo prisoners in June 2006, the Center for Constitutional Rights, which represents the families of two of the men… Read More >>
May 12, 2014, New York – In response to the NYPD’s release today of its complete stop-and-frisk data for 2013, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) issued the following statement: Read More >>