David S. Weissbrodt | Center for Victims of Torture

David S. Weissbrodt

National Advisory Council Member

Professor of Law, University of Minnesota (1985 – Present)
Founding Board Member, Center for Victims of Torture (1985); Board Member (1985 – 2009, Emeritus 2014)
Member of the Board of Trustees of the U.N. Trust Fund for Contemporary Forms of Slavery (2005 – present); Chairperson (2008)
UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights on Non-Citizens (2000-03)
Member, UN Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (1996-2003); Chairperson (2001-02)



We heal victims of torture through unique services and professional care worldwide.

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We strengthen partners who heal torture survivors and work to prevent torture.

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We advocate for the protection & care of torture survivors and an end to torture.

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