Tags » Center For Constitutional Rights

Who Killed Police Reform?

As the Council’s Committee on Public Safety held a hearing Monday on a package of proposals to turn a host of low-level infractions from criminal offenses to civil ones—a package the… 1,445 more words

Bill De Blasio

GTMO: Our Nation’s Disgrace

New Guantánamo Habeas Case Breaks Legal Ground

In our efforts to do everything possible to close Guantánamo, CCR has taken on another new case. Muhammadi Davliatov was detained in 2002, never charged with any crime, and cleared for release in 2009. 279 more words

News Articles

On Not Celebrating Steven Salaita's Settlement With UIUC

I cannot bring myself to celebrate the news of Steven Salaita‘s settlement with the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC). The reasons for this are fairly straightforward–as noted in… 566 more words


Center for Constitutional Rights: Violations by U.S. Government against foreign nationals

On May 11, 2015, the U.S. government was reviewed for the second time under the Universal Period Review (UPR) process, a process in which a country’s entire human rights record is examined by the United Nations Human Rights Council. 334 more words

Opinion Leaders

A New Report Shows That the Palestinian Movement is Under Attack in the US

by Donna Nevel

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

As Israeli violence against the Palestinian people escalates, support across the globe for justice in Palestine, and calls in this country for the US government and corporations to stop facilitating Israel’s gross violations of international law and human rights, are increasingly common-place. 738 more words


An open letter to Mayor de Blasio on the occasion of his trip to Israel

October 14, 2015

Dear Mayor de Blasio:

We understand from a recent report in The New York Times that you will be departing tomorrow on a journey to the State of Israel. 839 more words