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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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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 >>
May 12, 2014, New York – In response to revelations in a Sunday New York Times article, “New York Police Recruit Muslims to Be Informers,” Muslim Advocates and the Center for Constitutional Rights released the following statement: Read More >>
May 12, 2014 – Today, in response to George W. Bush’s arrival in Toronto, Canada, for a fundraiser with Bill Clinton, the Center for Constitutional Rights and the Canadian Centre for International Justice issued the following statement: Read More >>
May 5, 2014, Geneva – Today, the Vatican was summoned to appear before the United Nations Committee Against Torture to report on its record in preventing, punishing and redressing torture, which necessarily included its record addressing widespread sexual violence within… Read More >>
May 1, 2014, New York – Today, attorneys from the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) urged a federal court of appeals to allow a case to go forward against high-level Bush administration officials alleged to have ordered the post-9/11 immigration… Read More >>