Fionnuala D. Ni Aolain, Ph.D. | Center for Victims of Torture

Fionnuala D. Ni Aolain, Ph.D.

National Advisory Council Member

UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
University of Minnesota Regents Professor & Robina Chair in Law, Public Policy, and Society
Faculty Director, University of Minnesota Human Rights Center
Professor, Queen's University of  Belfast, School of Law, Northern Ireland
Co-founder and Associate Director, University of Ulster Transitional Justice Institute


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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