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  • Sami's Journey

    Noor Al-Sagher describes healing from a 12 year-old's point of view

  • From Ukraine to Arizona

    We must welcome refugees & address the broken U.S. asylum system.

  • Human Rights in the U.S.

    Violations in the U.S. criminal justice & policing systems

  • Close Guantánamo Prison

    At the 20th anniversary, it's time to close it forever

  • Provide Survivors of Torture a Lifeline

    Give the gift of healing today

  • Taking good care of ourselves

    CVT suggestions for responding to traumatic experiences


We heal victims of torture through professional care worldwide.

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We strengthen partners who heal torture survivors.

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We advocate for the protection & care of torture survivors.

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  •  CVT Statement: CVT Responds to Human Rights Report on the MPD. “We believe in humane policing that prioritizes communities and protects civilians from discrimination, violence and abuse,” said Ta’Mara Hill, CVT policy officer.
  • CGTN America: "Ukraine refugee crisis raises bigger issues." Dr. Simon Adams, CVT president and CEO, appeared on The Hub with Wang Guan, speaking about the refugee crisis in Ukraine and around the world

  • New York Times article: “The 9/11 Trial: Why Are Plea Bargain Talks Underway?” Scott Roehm, CVT Washington director comments, “The Bush administration tortured the defendants and built a system to avoid the consequences of it.”

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