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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 21, 2008, New York – In response to leaked portions of Attorney General Michael Mukasey’s speech to be delivered this morning, Center for Constitutional Rights Executive Director Vincent Warren issued the following statement: “What Mukasey is doing is a shocking… Read More >>
On July 2, 2008, the U.S. government transferred two Algerians from Guantánamo to the custody of the Algerian government. These were the first Algerians transferred from Guantánamo to Algeria, and the men have effectively disappeared for the approximately twelve days… Read More >>
July 10, 2008, New York, NY – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights issued the following statement in response to a letter sent from members of Congress requesting Attorney General Michael Mukasey to criminally investigate federal officials involved in… Read More >>
June 30, 2008, New York – Today, the majority in a federal Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 against Center for Constitutional Rights client Maher Arar’s case against U.S. officials for their role in sending him to Syria to be… Read More >>
New York, June 30, 2008 – Four former Abu Ghraib detainees who were wrongly imprisoned, tortured and later released without charge are suing two U.S. military contractor corporations and three individual contractors, according to four separate lawsuits being filed today… Read More >>
June 26, 2008, New York—Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) filed one of the first new habeas corpus petitions since the Supreme Court ruled on June 12 that the men at Guantánamo have the constitutional right to habeas corpus.… Read More >>
June 26, 2008, New York and Washington, DC—The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) must no longer be allowed to use classification arguments in its attempts to prevent the disclosure of illegal or embarrassing conduct in its secret detention, torture, and rendition… Read More >>
June 26, 2008, New York – Late yesterday, a federal court judge ruled that the government did not have to disclose whether it was illegally spying on Guantanamo attorneys’ conversations. The judge ruled that the National Security Agency (NSA) could… Read More >>
Washington, DC — In one of the most important human rights cases of the decade, the Supreme Court of the United States held today, in a 5-4 decision, that the men imprisoned at Guantánamo Bay have the constitutional right to… Read More >>
Paris, New York, June 12, 2008 – The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) today submitted a letter on the plight of former Guantánamo and Bagram prisoners in Afghanistan to foreign government dignitaries attending an international conference on Afghanistan. Many of… Read More >>