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Spanish Court Dismisses Criminal Investigation of Alleged Torture at U.S. Detention Facility at Guantánamo Bay Cuba

On July 17, 2015, Spain’s National Court’s Judge Jose de la Mata terminated Spain’s criminal investigation of alleged torture of detainees at the U.S. detention facility in Guantânamo Bay Cuba. 375 more words

History

CCR Final Report

When you arrive in New York, it smacks you right in the face: the lights, skyscrapers, noise … it’s wonderful. Travelling across the bridge to Brooklyn, there’s a completely different vibe. 675 more words

Human Rights

First five weeks at CCR

Five and a half weeks into my internship, I am finally writing a blog post, sitting in a little café in Greenwich Village on my lunch break. 966 more words

Human Rights

FBI looking for a few good geeks to help ‘keep pace with’ cyberattackers

FBI looking for a few good geeks to help ‘keep pace with’ cyberattackers

boston herald ^ | dec 30

Posted on 12/30/2014, 9:49:29 AM by dennisw… 60 more words

Free Speech’s Shrinking Circle of Friends

Liberals and even some conservatives embrace the ‘heckler’s veto’ threat to the First Amendment

Barry A. Fisher writes: An essential freedom-of-speech paradigm was established in 1949 by the Supreme Court in  675 more words

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Human Rights Groups File Torture Charges against Bush-Era Officials in Germany

The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR)and the Berlin-based European Commission of Human Rights (ECCHR) have joined forces to file torture charges against Bush-era officials.

Specifically, criminal complaints have been lodged against former CIA head George Tenet and former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, along with other individuals. 44 more words

Human Rights