The Center for Justice and Accountability (CJA) applauds President Obama’s Executive Order, made on May 18, outlining a comprehensive approach to mass atrocity prevention and
Greenville, North Carolina—The Center for Justice and Accountability (CJA) celebrates a decision today by Magistrate Judge Kimberly Swank granting the extradition to Spain of Inocente
Today, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in Warfaa v. Ali that Colonel Yusuf Abdi Ali is not immune from suit for the torture
Albany, NY — Today, the Center for Justice & Accountability (CJA) and the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) filed a submission urging the New York
January 8, 2016 — Today, General José Guillermo García, the former Defense Minister of El Salvador who was found liable for human rights violations during
Spanish National Court Judge Eloy Velasco has re-issued a request for international arrest warrants for more than a dozen former Salvadoran military officials, including members
On December 15, 2015, the U.S. Board of Immigration Appeals upheld and finalized the removal order of former Salvadoran Minister of Defense General José Guillermo García.
CJA welcomes language in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), approved by the Senate this week, that establishes that no agency may engage in torture, and all agencies are bound by the interrogation tactics identified in the Army Field Manual. Click here to view our press release.
CJA and pro bono co-counsel DLA Piper presented oral argument in an appeal before the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Warfaa v. Ali, a case brought by a Somali torture survivor against the responsible war criminal currently living in Virginia.
Today, a U.S. District Court court ordered that CJA’s case against the killer of famous Chilean folksinger Víctor Jara will move forward on claims of