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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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July 2, 2014, New York – In response to a new report that addresses warrantless NSA searches made possible by a particular section of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Amendments Act (FISA), the Center for Constitutional Rights issued the statement below. The… Read More >>
July 1, 2014, New York – In response to a ruling yesterday by a Chilean court confirming the role of U.S. intelligence services in the 1973 murders of two American citizens, Charles Horman and Frank Teruggi, Charles Horman’s widow, Joyce… Read More >>
June 30, 2014, Richmond, VA – Today, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that victims of torture and abuse in Abu Ghraib prison could pursue legal claims for their abuse against private military contractors. The appeals court ruling overturned a… Read More >>
June 25, 2014, New York – Today, in a case filed on behalf of the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), attorneys argued to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals that videotapes of Guantánamo prisoner Mohammed al Qahtani should be released… Read More >>
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 >>