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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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February 17, 2012, New York – The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) strongly condemn Pope Benedict’s appointment of Archbishop Timothy Dolan to Cardinal of the Archdiocese of New York. Dolan’s… Read More >>
February 14, 2012, New York – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) responded to new data released to the City Council by the New York City Police Department (NYPD) summarizing stop-and-frisk statistics for 2011. Read More >>
WASHINGTON, DC, Feb. 13, 2012 — As the U.S Supreme Court prepares to consider whether corporations are immune from liability for human rights violations, a coalition of leading human rights groups has launched a campaign and website called Corporate Accountability… Read More >>
February 9, 2012, New York, NY – In response to Tuesday’s reintroduction in the Ugandan parliament of a bill that would require the death penalty for consensual sex between persons of the same gender, the Center for Constitutional Rights issued… Read More >>
February 9, 2012, New York – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights issued the following statement in response to the release of a report on detainees released from Guantánamo by the Republican members of the Oversight and Investigation Subcommittee of… Read More >>
February 8, 2012, New York and Madrid – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) submitted a declaration to a Spanish court detailing the torture of Mohammed al Qahtani, who has been detained without charge or trial at Guantánamo since… Read More >>
January 31, 2012, New York, NY – In response to the Obama administration’s decision to admit interim Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh to the U.S. on Saturday night, purportedly to receive medical treatment, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) issued… Read More >>
January 23, 2012, New York – Today the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) wrote to the U.S. State Department expressing concerns that David Murillo and Silvia Mencías, plaintiffs in a case against coup leader Roberto Micheletti Baín, face serious risks… Read More >>
January 19, 2012, Madrid, New York, Berlin – Today, the New York-based Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the Berlin-based European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR), filed a formal complaint to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the… Read More >>
January 11, 2012 – As Haiti marks the two-year anniversary of the devastating January 12, 2010 earthquake, TransAfrica, the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti, Let Haiti Live and the Center for Constitutional Rights are recommending immediate changes to… Read More >>