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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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January 14, 2010, New York, Washington DC, and Port-au-Prince – In the wake of the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti, six prominent rights groups issued a statement today calling for relief efforts to be grounded in human rights principles, transparency, and… Read More >>
January 13, 2010, New York, NY – Today, United States District Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis ruled in favor of the plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit charging the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) with intentionally racially discriminatory hiring practices.… Read More >>
January 11, 2010, Washington, D.C. – To mark the beginning of the ninth year of detention without charge or trial at Guantánamo today, activists and lawyers of detained men held a rally, a march, and a public briefing to outline… Read More >>
January 7, 2010. From The Guardian.co.uk The US security company Blackwater agreed today to pay compensation over the killing of Iraqi civilians by company guards accused of reckless disregard for human life. The deal comes just days after a US court threw… Read More >>
January 7, 2010, New York and Washington DC – Congress should not prevent disclosure of its knowledge and oversight of the CIA’s use of rendition, secret detention, and torture, three leading human rights groups urged today. The groups – Amnesty… Read More >>
January 5, 2010, New York – In response to news that President Obama has decided to suspend all transfers of detainees from Guantánamo to Yemen, the Center for Constitutional Rights issued the following statement: Read More >>
In the wake of the recent attempted attack on Detroit-bound Northwest Airlines flight 253, several elected officials have renewed their politicized claims that closing the prison at Guantánamo would be dangerous and premature. CCR urges the President to reject the… Read More >>
December 18, 2009, New York, NY – Today, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) case challenging the racial profiling, arbitrary detention and abuse of Muslim, Arab, and South Asian men swept up… Read More >>
December 17, 2009, New York – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) asked a federal judge to amend her decision granting an injunction against Congress’ unconstitutional de-funding of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) to apply… Read More >>
December 15, 2009, New York – In response to the announcement today that the Obama administration would be transferring detainees from Guantánamo to the Thomson Correctional Center in Illinois, Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Executive Director Vincent Warren issued the… Read More >>