CVT is among 25 prominent human rights and civil liberties organizations that sent a joint letter to President Obama urging the swift closure of Guantánamo and steps to end the hunger strike legally and humanely and end more than 11 years of indefinite detention.
CVT and others signed a letter to John O. Brennan, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, expressing concern about the possible promotion of a CIA employee who reportedly was involved in the CIA’s past detention and interrogation program to serve as Director of the National Clandestine Service.
Ms. Ibrahim has an MSc in Social Research Methods from the London School of Economics (London, UK). She joined the Center for Victims of Torture in early 2009 and has since been responsible for the monitoring and evaluation of its healing and capacity-building project in Jordan. She also works with New Tactics in Human Rights to establish a monitoring and evaluation system for its MENA Initiative. Ms.
HealthEast Care System and CVT today announced Healing Hearts, Creating Hope: Exploring the Efficacy of Integrated Mental Health Services for New Refugees, a three-year collaborative project to provide new, on-site mental health services to refugees at the HealthEast Roselawn Clinic in St. Paul, MN.
CVT welcomes the Refugee Protection Act of 2013 introduced today by Senator Patrick Leahy and Representative Zoe Lofgren. This leglisation would address some of the more significant legal challenges facing CVT clients who are seeking asylum.