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Healing and Justice
are Human Rights

Supporting survivors on their journey to healing

Our Purpose

Since the 1980s, CVT has extended rehabilitative care to tens of thousands of torture survivors from around the world, nearly all of whom were refugees or asylum seekers.

Survivor Story

Tala’s Story

In June 2015 towards the end of the school year, I went to the library to buy some gifts for my students. On my way there, I was caught by the regime forces and detained for 10 days.
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Every year thousands of supporters like you make contributions to and take action to rebuild the lives of survivors of torture.