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  1. Pacifist yogi or al-Qaida threat? Guantánamo parole board to decideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 7 | The Miami Herald

    ... envoy is trying to negotiate safe resettlement, says Kebriaei, an attorney at New York's Center for Constitutional Rights. Like many of Guantánamo’s parole-board-eligible prisoners, Bihani’s name is not familiar one. He only emerged ...

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  2. Resources for April 17, 2014Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Dialogic

    ... on American Injustice Gap from Wall Street to Main Street." Democracy Now (April 15, 2014) Center for Constitutional Rights : News on the torture accountability front -- Spain's National Court is continuing its investigation into the alleged torture ...

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  3. Defying feds, city limits immigrant detentionsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Philly.com

    ... because of the judicial warrant requirement, said Sunita Patel, a staff attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights, a nonprofit legal education organization in New York. Molly Tack-Hooper, a staff attorney with the American Civil Liberties ...

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  4. Phila. acts to halt immigrant deportation over minor crimesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Philly.com

    ... because of the judicial warrant requirement, said Sunita Patel, a staff attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights, a nonprofit legal education organization in New York. Molly Tack-Hooper, a staff attorney with the American Civil Liberties ...

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  5. New York Police Disband Unit that Spied on MuslimsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newindpress

    ... secretly - it was about the fact that this data was being collected at all," he said. The Center for Constitutional Rights in New York and the California-based Muslim Advocates, which represented eight Muslims from the state of New Jersey in a 2012 ...

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  6. End of NYPD Muslim surveillance program applaudedRead the original story

    Wednesday | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... for allowing an officer assigned to the NYPD to operate without sufficient supervision. The Center for Constitutional Rights in New York and the California-based Muslim Advocates, which represented eight Muslims in a 2012 lawsuit challenging the ...

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  7. Controversial NY police wing that spied on Muslims disbandedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Big News Network.com

    ... not just the unit assigned to do it," said a joint statement by Muslim Advocates and the Center for Constitutional Rights, which filed the lawsuit in 2012. "We will continue to work, through litigation and advocacy, to ensure the NYPD is fully and ...

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  8. Controversial NYPD Program of Muslim Surveillance in New York WithdrawnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | International Business Times

    ... groups, the disbanding is welcome but it should be ensured that the surveillance stops. The Center for Constitutional Rights and Muslim Advocates issued a joint statement saying dismantling of the Demographics Unit was welcome but the ...

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  9. Cautious Optimism Greets End of NYPD SurveillanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2013 | The Skanner

    ... for allowing an officer assigned to the NYPD to operate without sufficient supervision. The Center for Constitutional Rights in New York and the California-based Muslim Advocates, which represented eight Muslims in a 2012 lawsuit challenging the ...

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  10. Muslims welcome shuttering of NYPD spying unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Religion News Service

    ... filed a lawsuit in 2012 to stop the program, and the group was later joined by the Center for Constitutional Rights. "We need to hear from the mayor and NYPD officials that the policy itself has been ended and that the department will no longer ...

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  11. City Disbands NYPD's Muslim Surveillance DivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NY1

    ... surveillance within the NYPD, it is unlawful," said Baher Azmy, legal director of the Center for Constitutional Rights. "I think the concern remains that the NYPD may rename the unit, may house another unit outside the intelligence division but ...

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  12. End of NYPD Muslim surveillance applaudedRead the original story

    Wednesday | Commercial Dispatch

    ... for allowing an officer assigned to the NYPD to operate without sufficient supervision. The Center for Constitutional Rights in New York and the California-based Muslim Advocates, which represented eight Muslims in a 2012 lawsuit challenging the ...

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  13. NYPD Dissolves Unit That Spied on Muslims, But Is the Spying Really Over?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Village Voice

    ... the vague nature of the announcement didn't quite assuage their spying concerns. The Center for Constitutional Rights, along with the San Francisco-based Muslim Advocates, filed a lawsuit in December 2012 representing a number of Muslim community ...

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  14. Holy See testimony on torture a UN treaty obligation, spokesman notesRead the original story

    Wednesday | DFW Catholic

    ... organization's Committee against Torture every four years about its implementation. The Center for Constitutional Rights, a legal group which represents the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, meanwhile said April 14 that the Vatican had ...

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  15. Advocates Have Wary Praise For End of NYPD Surveillance UnitRead the original story

    Tuesday | City Limits

    ... not just the unit assigned to do it," read a statement from Muslim Advocates and Center for Constitutional Rights. "The Demographics Unit, as it was constituted, did a great deal of harm to Muslim communities in NY and NJ, and the city has conceded ...

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  16. New York Police Department disbands unit that spied MuslimsRead the original story

    Tuesday | CNN

    ... not just the unit assigned to do it," said a joint statement by Muslim Advocates and the Center for Constitutional Rights, which filed the lawsuit in 2012. "We will continue to work, through litigation and advocacy, to ensure the NYPD is fully and ...

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  17. De Blasio's Policing TestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | City Journal

    ... enablers. The series began in 2008, when U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin invited the Center for Constitutional Rights to bring a lawsuit against the NYPD for its stop practices and took jurisdiction over the action under the 'related-case' ...

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  18. U.N. to question Vatican again on clergy sex abuseRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Livonia Observer

    ... findings as a reflection of "prejudiced" positions of anti-Catholic advocacy groups. The Center for Constitutional Rights, a non-profit legal group based in New York, submitted reports on behalf of victims to both committees urging closer U.N. ...

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  19. FBI Accused of Infiltrating Guantanamo Defense TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | Common Dreams

    ... Shayana Kadidal, senior managing attorney of the Guantnamo Global Justice Initiative at the Center for Constitutional Rights, told Common Dreams , "This seems to be part of a longstanding trend of the military trying to co-opt the attorneys for ...

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  20. More for this showRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Democracy Now

    ... of her co-editors, Michael Smith. He is a New York City attorney and a board member of the Center for Constitutional Rights. Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman was a guest Saturday on MSNBC's "Melissa Harris-Perry," where she joined a panel discussion ...

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