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CommonDreams.org
DOJ to End Use of Private Prisons: CCR Says DHS and ICE Must Do the SameNEW YORK - In response to the news that the Department of Justice will cease to
DOJ to End Use of Private Prisons: CCR Says DHS and ICE Must Do the Same
CommonDreams.org / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK - In response to the news that the Department of Justice will cease to use private prisons, the Center for Constitutional Rights issued the following statement: CCR welcomes the DOJ’s announcement that it will end the BOP’s use of private... Read more
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CBC.ca
Why Obama hasn't closed Guantanamo Bayis running out, but even if Obama does close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, lawy
Why Obama hasn't closed Guantanamo Bay
CBC.ca / Posted 11 days ago
is running out, but even if Obama does close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, lawyers like Pardiss Kebriaei of the Center for Constitutional Rights says it doesn't address a fundamental problem with U.S. policy. A group of detainees... Read more
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Op-Ed News
US Transfers 15 Guantanamo Detainees as Rights Groups Push for Full Closurereleased is Zahir Hamdoun, a Yemeni citizen held at Guantanamo without charge s
US Transfers 15 Guantanamo Detainees as Rights Groups Push for Full Closure
Op-Ed News / Posted 11 days ago
released is Zahir Hamdoun, a Yemeni citizen held at Guantanamo without charge since 2002, when he was 22 years old. The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), which represents Hamdoun, said Monday that until he was cleared for release in... Read more
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International Business Times
After 14 years of torture and illegal detention 'freed' Guantanamo prisoners are left destitute speaking about her client Yemeni Zahir Hamdoun, who arrived at Guantanamo aged
After 14 years of torture and illegal detention 'freed' Guantanamo prisoners are left destitute
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
speaking about her client Yemeni Zahir Hamdoun, who arrived at Guantanamo aged 22, lawyer Pardiss Kebriaei from the US NGO Center for Constitutional Rights said, "During a phone call before his release, Mr. Hamdoun said he felt happy and hopeful –... Read more
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The News & Observer
Guantánamo population plummets with transfer of 15 to UAEMohammed al Adahi, 54, Abdel Qadir al Mudhaffari, 40; and Abdul Muhammed al Muh
Guantánamo population plummets with transfer of 15 to UAE
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
Mohammed al Adahi, 54, Abdel Qadir al Mudhaffari, 40; and Abdul Muhammed al Muhajari, 46. Attorney Pardiss Kebriaei of the Center for Constitutional Rights said that Hamdoun, a former “forever prisoner,” was “happy and hopeful” in a telephone call... Read more
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Breitbart
Gitmo Board Clears For Release Prisoner Who Still Poses Threatout the detention center. He has pledged to shut down Gitmo. “President Obama
Gitmo Board Clears For Release Prisoner Who Still Poses Threat
Breitbart / Posted 14 days ago
out the detention center. He has pledged to shut down Gitmo. “President Obama has just over five months to empty the prison. His legacy depends on swift action,” declared Shane Kadidal of the Center for Constitutional Rights, Barhoumi’s at... Read more
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The Hill
Green VP pick powerhouse of human rights and racial justiceserved on the boards of national and international human rights organizations,
Green VP pick powerhouse of human rights and racial justice
The Hill / Posted 23 days ago
served on the boards of national and international human rights organizations, including Amnesty International (USA), the Center for Constitutional Rights, the National Center for Human Rights Education, and the National Coalition for the... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
US 6th Circuit Court of Appeals to hear challenge to Michigan's emergency manager lawand Social Justice, the National Lawyers Guild/Michigan-Detroit Chapter, the Mi
US 6th Circuit Court of Appeals to hear challenge to Michigan's emergency manager law
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 25 days ago
and Social Justice, the National Lawyers Guild/Michigan-Detroit Chapter, the Michigan American Civil Liberties Union, the Center for Constitutional Rights and Constitutional Litigation Associates. “It’s important to note that his law... Read more
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The News & Observer
Green Party’s Stein picks human rights activist as running mateincluding Amnesty International (USA) and the National Center for Human Rights
Green Party’s Stein picks human rights activist as running mate
The News & Observer / Posted 26 days ago
including Amnesty International (USA) and the National Center for Human Rights Education. He’s also served on boards of the Center for Constitutional Rights; Africa Action; Latin American Caribbean Community Center; Diaspora Afrique and the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
History: Underground Railroad flourishesSNCC and CORE, joining the 1963 March on Washington. August 3, 1967: William K
History: Underground Railroad flourishes
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 26 days ago
SNCC and CORE, joining the 1963 March on Washington. August 3, 1967: William Kunstler and other lawyers formed the Law Center for Constitutional Rights, later known as the Center for Constitutional Rights. The group became one of the most... Read more

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