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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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April 29, 2009, New York –The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), which represents many of the men detained by the U.S. government at Guantánamo, praised Spanish judge Baltazar Garzon’s decision today to pursue a new criminal investigation into the torture… Read More >>
April 24, 2009 Washington, D.C. – In a suit brought by British men imprisoned for two years at Guantanamo, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals today reaffirmed its previous ruling that Guantanamo detainees lack the fundamental constitutional right not to… Read More >>
New York, April 23, 2009— This afternoon, Judge Kimba Wood of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York rejected Royal Dutch Shell’s motion to dismiss a human rights case charging the company and the head of… Read More >>
On April 22, 2009, the Senate Armed Services Committee issued the declassified version of its full report on the treatment of detainees in U.S. custody, particularly in Guantanamo, Iraq and Afghanistan. The report’s Executive Summary was released in December, and… Read More >>
April 16, 2009, New York – In response to President Obama’s statement today that the decision to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate Bush officials who committed crimes related to the Torture Program and other issues was up to the… Read More >>
April 17, 2009, New York –The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), which represents many of the men detained by the U.S. government at Guantánamo, praised Spanish judge Baltazar Garzon’s decision to pursue a criminal investigation into the actions of six… Read More >>
April 16, 2009, New York – In response to President Obama’s decision to guarantee immunity to CIA officials who carried out the drowning torture known as waterboarding, which his attorney general has classified as torture, the Center for Constitutional Rights… Read More >>
Decision Would Increase the Risk of Illegal Transfers to Torture Washington, DC. - Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued its opinion in Kiyemba v. Obama. The Court vacated the District Court decision, which… Read More >>