CVT In the News

  • Checks and Balances Ensure Transparency on Torture

    To mark Constitution Day on September 17, Executive Director Curt Goering writes about the system of “checks and balances” inherent in the U.S. Constitution and how it, oversight, and transparency are necessary to prevent to torture and cruelty from happening again.

    Source: The Huffington Post
    Date: 09/16/2014

  • Letter to the Editor: Let torture report speak for itself

    CVT Senior Policy Counsel Melina Milazzo calls on The Washington Times to join others calling for the release of the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on past CIA torture.

    Source: The Washington Times
    Date: 08/28/2014

  • ‘New Tactics’ Makes a New Digital Toolkit for Activism Strategy

    Global Voices, an online citizen media reporting site, profiles the Strategy Toolkit from CVT's New Tactics in Human Rights program.

    Source: Global Voices
    Date: 08/25/2014

  • Dangerous and irresponsible opinion

    CVT Senior Policy Counsel Melina Milazzo responds to a commentary defending waterboarding and other forms of torture.

    Source: Providence Journal
    Date: 08/20/2014

  • Call torture what it is

    The Senate Intelligence Committee’s much-anticipated report on the CIA’s former detention and interrogation program awaits public release. In this op-ed, CVT Executive Director Curt Goering says the CIA’s interrogation practices after 9/11 should be called what they are – torture and cruelty.

    Source: McClatchy
    Date: 08/18/2014

  • End the impunity for human rights violators

    In a Letter to the Editor, Executive Director Curt Goering calls for an end to impunity for human rights atrocities and for holding perpetrators accountable.

    Source: The Washington Post
    Date: 08/06/2014

  • Americans need the truth on CIA torture

    CVT is quoted in another StarTribune editorial calling for the public release of the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on CIA torture.

    Source: StarTribune
    Date: 08/06/2014

  • Fighting Impunity and the Need for Collective Action

    Executive Director Curt Goering writes on the link between torture and human trafficking and the need to fight impunity for these human rights abuses.

    Source: Human Trafficking Search
    Date: 08/04/2014

  • Syria’s Mental Health Crisis

    CVT Executive Director Curt Goering discusses the mental health crisis among Syrian refugees and CVT Jordan's experiences extending services to them.

    Source: The New York Times' On the Ground blog from Nicholas Kristof
    Date: 08/01/2014

  • Get ways out of war trauma

    Former CVT Jordan Psychotherapist/Trainer Ferdinand Garoff discusses the long-term impact of war trauma.

    Source: Swedish Yle
    Date: 07/27/2014


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