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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

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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

Mediasphere

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

Evergreene Digest: Revelations in Senate torture report demand prosecutions

  • Take Action. Join CCR and demand that the Department of Justice act now. 
  • Please take action, share these materials widely, and help us build a groundswell of support for prosecuting those who torture and those who protect torturers!
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Military Madness

▶ Michael Ratner: Obama's Record on Defending Civil and Constitutional Rights Abysmal

 Michael Ratner and Paul Jay discuss Obama administration’s policy towards Ferguson, Guantanamo, the NSA and torture

Uploaded on Nov 26, 2014

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Civil Liberties

#6 "It is Officially Open Season on Black Folks": Legal Expert Decries Handling of Wilson Grand Jury"

Aired November 25, 2014 on Democracy Now

Vincent Warren, Executive Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights talks about the Grand Jury clearing Darren Wilson, the officer who shot Mike Brown in Ferguson, MO. 12 more words

Politics