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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 10, 2008, New York, NY – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights issued the following statement on the accountability of top Bush administration officials for the U.S. government’s torture program post-9/11: “According to an ABC News story that came… Read More >>
March 31, 2008, New York – The U.S. government referred capital military commission charges today against Ahmad Khalfan Ghailani, a Tanzanian man who was transferred to Guantánamo from secret CIA detention in September 2006. Mr. Ghailani was in the CIA… Read More >>
On Wednesday, March 26, 2008, CCR Executive Director Vincent Warren spoke at the United Nations as part of its panel discussion "What Would Martin Say? Human Rights and the Global Struggle against Racism Forty Years after the Death of Martin… Read More >>
March 26, 2008, Boston, MA – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and other Guantánamo attorneys testified during a Congressional field briefing on Guantánamo’s refugees for the House Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights, and Oversight. Dozens of men… Read More >>
March 12, 2008, New York, NY – Today, more than 30 attorneys from the United States who represent Yemeni men held at Guantánamo issued a statement saying they do not believe the detainees would be tortured if returned to Yemen,… Read More >>
February 28, 2008, Brussels – Today, a representative from the Paris-based International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the New York-based Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) addressed the European Parliament in Brussels at a three-hour session on Guantanamo and the… Read More >>
February 19, 2008, New York, NY – With the stepping down of Fidel Castro, the United States must end its extreme sanctions on Cuba in favor of open dialogue that allows for the exchange of ideas, said attorneys for the… Read More >>
February 14, 2008, New York, NY – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) challenged the post-9/11 racial profiling, illegal detention and abuse of Muslim, Arab, and South Asian men before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Attorneys called again… Read More >>
February 11, 2008, New York – Military commission charges were handed down that seek the death penalty against Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) client Mohammed al Qahtani. CCR issued the follow statement: For the past six years, the United States… Read More >>