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Here is CVT's explainer of four final rules being implemented by the Trump administration in its last days in office, all of which are particularly harmful to asylum seekers.
For Human Rights Day 2020, CVT takes a look at Article 14, the right to seek asylum, and considers the rights of those trying to seek safety in the United States.
The CVT Ethiopia-Gambella team hosted special activities on Sept 10 for two important occasions: World Suicide Prevention Day and the eve of the Ethiopian New Year, 2013.
Geoffrey Samal, counseling supervisor, CVT Kalobeyei, writes about the transformation he sees clients undergo in his work with survivors of torture.
Dr. Adaobi Iheduru, LP, clinic manager and psychologist, CVT Georgia, writes about her work with clients and their resilience during the pandemic.
Hikayat (a pseudonym), works in a hospital in Amman today after fleeing her home in Sudan during the war. She is sharing her story in hopes of justice and safety.
Winnie Chao, physiotherapist, CVT Kalobeyei, writes about the journey her clients undertake and the positive results they gain.
Noor (a pseudonym) fled to Amman, Jordan, from her home in Syria. She found CVT Jordan, and now she is sharing her story so that others learn about what happened in Syria.
Darlene Lynch
Curt Goering, CVT executive director, and Darlene Lynch, head of external relations, CVT Georgia, detail the deadly new enemy confronted by torture survivors in ICE detention: the COVID-19 pandemic.
Andrea Cárcamo, senior policy counsel, describes this administration’s latest efforts to obliterate asylum under the guise of protecting people from the pandemic.

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