Healing and Human Rights: A Blog by the Center for Victims of Torture

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CVT clients and clinicians reflect on their late-fall canoe trip with Wilderness Inquiry, an organization that aims to make the outdoors accessible for all.

As we face the one-year anniversary of President Trump's Travel Ban, Curt Goering, CVT executive director, shares a former client’s story about the devastating impacts of the ban on his family and their future.

Did you know that CVT plans to extend its care to the Kakuma refugee camps of northwest Kenya? Read about our plans here.

On the 16th anniversary of detainees arriving at Guantanamo Bay prison, 41 are still imprisoned there.

Pete Dross, CVT’s director of external relations, recently learned more about the CIA’s rendition, detention and interrogation program, which involved transferring prisoners around the world by plane for imprisonment and torture.

CVT clinicians explain sexual torture and the impact of sexual violence - or the threat thereof - on survivors.

Curt Goering, CVT executive director, gave this speech at the CVT Restoring Hope Breakfast – October 12, 2107.

Paul Orieny, senior clinical advisor for mental health, and Neal Porter, director of international services, comment on the need for care for one million refugees newly arrived in Uganda.

CVT responds with sadness to the death of M.Cherif Bassiouni, a globally recognized champion of the rights of victims of torture.

Fawn Bernhardt-Norvell, CVT director of development, met with 9 women clients on a recent donor trip to CVT Jordan and reflects on the insight they shared with her.

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