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Organization of American States – Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) Hearing on Accountability for Violations of Human Rights in the United States – Speech Notes – PDF

2009 IACHR Hearing Notes Thank the commission for this impt hearing US govt failure to hold accountable persons responsible for torture, detainee abuse and other human rights abuses Past actions—gitmo case-7 years later—ccr– CCR efforts—both branches of accountability: 2 A. investigate,…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – The First 100 Days: Dismantling the Police State in a New Presidency (Part 2) – FISA, Surveillance, Guantanamo, Criminalizing Dissent – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

The First 100 Days: Dismantling the Police State in a New Presidency – Part 2 This is the second of a three part special. Law and Disorder hosts bring a series of interviews with key attorneys, authors and activists from…
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Civil Liberties

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Boumediene v. Bush/Al Odah v. United States

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/boumediene-v-bush-al-odah-v-united-states Boumediene v. Bush is the name given to a consolidation of cases brought to challenge new attempts to prevent the men detained at Guantanamo from exercising the rights the Supreme Court had recognized in CCR’s landmark case, Rasul v….
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Lawyers File War Crimes Charges Against Rumsfeld and Others in German Court – Revolution newspaper – PDF

2006 Lawyers File War Crimes Charges Against Rumsfeld and Others in German Court On November 14, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), the International Federation for Human Rights, Germany’s Republican Attorneys’ Association, and other groups and individuals filed a formal…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Hamdan v. Rumsfeld (Amicus)

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/hamdan-v-rumsfeld-amicus Salim Ahmed Hamdan, a Yemeni national who was Osama Bin Laden’s driver and guard, was captured in Afghanistan during the hostilities in 2001. In 2004, President George W. Bush ordered that Hamdan be tried by a military commission. Hamdan…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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