CVT In the News

  • Dallas nonprofit dedicated to healing refugee trauma holds fundraiser Sunday

    CVT Executive Director Curt Goering will attend an event for our colleague organization in Texas, the Center for Survivors of Torture, on April 27, 2014.

    Source: The Dallas Morning News' The Scoop Blog
    Date: 04/22/2014

  • Secretary Rice should explain role in U.S. torture

    CVT Executive Director Curt Goering suggests that former Secretary of State and National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice use her speech at the University of Minnesota to explain her role in the U.S. government’s decisions to engage in torture.

    Source: StarTribune
    Date: 04/17/2014

  • Seeking Asylum in U.S., Immigrants Become Long-Term Detainees Instead

    Tortured & Detained: Survivor Stories of U.S. Immigration Detention, a report from CVT and the Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition International, is mentioned in this article about seeking asylum in the United States. Annie Sovcik, CVT's Washington Director, is quoted.

    Source: Broward/Palm Beach New Times
    Date: 04/10/2014

  • Asylum Insanity: Welcome to the Land of the Free

    The Village Voice reports on the worst aspects of American immigration policy: The nation’s system of mass deportations and incarceration, and the devastating consequences for vulnerable individuals who seek nothing more than safety and a new beginning.

    Source: Village Voice
    Date: 04/08/2014

  • Obituary: Joanne Meehan, social worker for victims of torture

    Joanne Meehan recently passed away. She was the first director of social services at CVT and a mentor to many current and former staff.

    Source: StarTribune
    Date: 04/02/2014

  • Vote to declassify Senate report will define our legacy on torture

    Citing the bipartisan consensus against torture that once existed, CVT Executive Director Curt Goering again urges the Senate Intelligence Committee to release its report on CIA torture.

    Source: The Hill's Congress Blog
    Date: 03/25/2014

  • Public TV's 'Almanac' broadcasts live from Mayo Clinic

    CVT Director of International Services Neal Porter discusses the Syrian refugee crisis and CVT's work in Jordan.

    Source: Rochester Post-Bulletin
    Date: 03/22/2014

  • Syrian Refugee Crisis

    Director of International Services Neal Porter appears live on Twin Cities Public Television's “Almanac” to discuss the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis and CVT’s work with refugees in Jordan.

    Source: Twin Cities Public Television's “Almanac”
    Date: 03/21/2014

  • The Senate Report on CIA Torture & Why We Speak Out

    CVT Executive Director Curt Goering lists reasons why CVT supports the Senate Intelligence Committee voting to release its report on CIA torture.

    Source: The Huffington Post
    Date: 03/18/2014

  • The Shockingly Simple Thing We Can Do to Save Refugees

    CVT staff is quoted in an article on refugee mental health screenings and the need to conduct such screenings.

    Source: NationSwell
    Date: 03/18/2014

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