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    Torture survivors share their stories of hope.

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    A simple donation today brings healing to torture survivors tomorrow.

  • "These children are flowers."

    Read stories of healing and care by CVT staff.

  • We oppose the Haspel nomination.

    CVT stands against torturers.


We heal victims of torture through professional care worldwide.

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  • CVT is among organizations from the faith, human rights, civil liberties, and open government communities, among many others, who signed a letter sent Thursday urging all U.S. Senators to oppose Gina Haspel’s nomination to CIA director. A news release was issued about the letter, and the release also cites a letter sent to Senators from torture survivor rehabilitation programs across the U.S., including CVT.

  • Scott Roehm, director of CVT's Washington office, spoke with TIME writer Maya Rhodan about CVT's opposition to the Gina Haspel nomination. 

  • CVT Senior Policy Counsel Yasmine Taeb spoke with Think Progress about Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker's new war authority legislation.

  • Blue Virginia and POLITICO wrote about the CVT-organized letter sent to Senators Kaine and Warner urging them to block Gina Haspel's nomination to CIA director. The letter was signed by more than 50 Virginia elected officials and leaders from the progressive and faith communities.

  • News Release: More than 50 Virginia Elected Officials and Leaders from Progressive, Faith Communities Urge Sens. Warner and Kaine to Oppose Gina Haspel Nomination as CIA Director, in Letter Organized by Center for Victims of Torture.  

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