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Ethiopia Counselors Stretch

Monday, October 10, 2016
Liyam Eloul, CVT clinical advisor for mental health, talks about PATH's recent collaborative work with Tree of Life, a survivor-led rehabilitation organization in Zimbabwe. 
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Thursday, October 6, 2016
Job Onyango, psychotherapist/trainer at CVT Ethiopia, describes his work with survivors of torture and war atrocities in this speech he delivered at CVT’s Restoring Hope Breakfast event, Oct. 4, 2016 in Minneapolis.
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Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Posted in Human Rights
This week through September 30th, New Tactics in Human Rights Program hosts “Violence against Women: Advocating for Legal Reform”, an online conversation led by human rights defenders from across the world. 
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Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Ahmad Al-Shouly, social services coordinator at CVT Jordan, talks about the integral role of social services in supporting refugees who are survivors of torture. 
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Monday, September 26, 2016
Posted in Human Rights
Before tonight’s first presidential debate, Melina Milazzo, CVT senior policy counsel, notes that should the topic of torture come up, we must remember that torture is a crime, not a policy option.
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CVT Nairobi
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Collins Eschesa, physiotherapist at CVT Nairobi, reflects on creating a safe space for LGBTI clients using CVT's effective group therapy model. 
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Monday, September 19, 2016
As the UN and U.S. refugee summits begin this week, Annie Sovcik, director of the Washington Office, sends reminders of the past and recommendations for the immediate future on the global refugee crisis. 
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Wednesday, September 14, 2016
As CVT launches our #RejectTorture campaign today, Curt Goering, CVT executive director, asks fellow Americans to remember these simple facts: torture is illegal, immoral, ineffective and makes America less safe.
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Thursday, September 8, 2016
Posted in Human Rights, Minnesota
Haruka Yuminaga, a former CVT intern in the New Tactics program, wrote about her experience in this letter to her parents.
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Wednesday, September 7, 2016
When a 9th grade class at Washington High in Milwaukee decided to support CVT Dadaab, nothing could stop them.
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