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  • NEWS RELEASE: The Center for Victims of Torture today praised the introduction of the Refugee Protection Act of 2019, legislation that would ensure the United States affords refugees and asylum seekers protections that they need and deserve.

  • Gordon Severson of KARE 11, the Twin Cities' NBC affiliate, interviews CVT's Peter Dross about CVT's healing work with survivors of torture and the importance of "The Report" film.
  • In a new article at Medium, Curt Goering, CVT executive director, declares that we as Americans deserve to know the whole truth about the CIA torture program and the full content of the Torture Report.
  • Scott Roehm, director of CVT's D.C. office, is mentioned in this column by the Star Tribune's John Rash, "‘The Report’ and the U.S. ‘accountability crisis.'" CVT's "15 Facts about the CIA Torture Program" is cited as well.

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