Healing and Human Rights: A Blog by the Center for Victims of Torture

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From across the nation, a group of psychologists, Grad Students Talk: Psychology Graduate Students Invested in Social Justice, are discussing current issues affecting our communities. The group conducts conference calls to discuss events and actions that are relevant in our communities. As a safe place for dialogue and ideas to be considered, Grad Students Talk has recently touched on the topic of torture.

Part II of our conversation with Steve Miles and Rosa Garcia-Peltoniemi about health care professionals’ involvement in torture, including a conversation about how terrorism is used to create fear and to rationalize torture. Read Part I here and 

Healing

We heal victims of torture through unique services and professional care worldwide.

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Training

We strengthen partners who heal torture survivors and work to prevent torture.

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Advocacy

We advocate for the protection & care of torture survivors and an end to torture.

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