Reports and Publications

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CCR periodically writes in-depth reports on critical issues. We have authored reports on jail expansion in upstate and suburban New York, torture at Guantánamo, extraordinary rendition, the impact of stop and frisk, resettlement issues and concerns of ex-detainees, among others.

This list can be ordered by date or name, and filtered by the issues to which the report relates.

  • Report: Responses to Attacks on the Alien Tort Claims Act

    Victims of the most serious human rights abuses often have no way to seek justice in their home countries. This may be because the government and courts at home are corrupt, or controlled by the…

  • Report: The Military Commissions Act of 2006

    The Military Commissions Act was prompted, in part, by the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 2006 ruling in Hamdan v. Rumsfeld which rejected the President’s creation of military commissions by executive fiat and held…

  • Guantanamo's Many Wrongly Imprisoned

    Report: Faces of Guantanamo

    President Bush’s announcement of the transfer of so-called “high-value detainees” from secret CIA ghost detention sites to Guantánamo was a thinly-veiled attempt by the Administration to re-shape the image of Guantánamo – and the men…

  • Report On Torture and Cruel, Inhuman, and Degrading Treatment of Prisoners at Guantanamo Bay

    Report: Torture and Cruel, Inhuman, and Degrading Treatment of Prisoners at Guantanamo Bay

    This report is a product of our united efforts. This report uniquely recounts the experiences of prisoners inside Guantánamo Bay prison. Other reports, for the most part, rely on the statements of released prisoners who…

  • Impacts of Jail Expansion in New York State: A Hidden Burden

    Report: Impact of Jail Expansion in New York State

    There has been dramatic growth in the number of people held in local jails in New York State in the last decade, with the total capacity of jails in upstate New York and Long Island…

  • Report: Abandoned at Guantánamo

    There are dozens of detainees at Guantánamo from “high-risk” countries where there is a potential danger of persecution or torture should they be forcibly returned. At least 20 of these men have been “cleared for…

  • Off the Record

    Report: Off the Record

    On September 6, 2006, President George W. Bush revealed that the United States runs a system of secret detention in the “War on Terror,” but he did not disclose how many individuals were secretly detained.…

  • Page Tipton Three

    Report: Tipton Three Detention in Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay

    Composite statement: Shafiq Rasul, Asif Iqbal and Rhuhel Ahmed All three men come from Tipton in West Midlands, United Kingdom a poor area with a small community of Pakistani and Bangladeshi origin. The school all…

  • REPORT: The Guantanamo Prisoner Hunger Strikes and Protests: February 2002-August 2005

    This report chronicles the history of prisoner protests at the detention center at Guantánamo Bay Naval Station from February 2002 to August 2005 based upon the information known to date. An important aspect of this…