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Monday, November 10, 2014
It is truly unfortunate that some of the areas where Ebola has been most rampant are the areas that were most affected by war and violence. Fortunately, many Sierra Leoneans and Liberians, including CAPS and LAPS, are responding to the crisis with commitment, compassion and energy.
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Thursday, November 6, 2014
Next week, the United States will make its presentation before the UN Committee against Torture in Geneva, which reviews States Parties’ compliance with their obligations under the Convention against Torture.
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Monday, November 3, 2014
Marie Soueid is a Legal Fellow in CVT’s Washington, DC office. She graduated from the American University Washington College of Law and was a recipient of its 2014 Human Rights Brief Award.
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Thursday, October 30, 2014
Paul Orieny, Ph.D., LMFT is a clinical advisor with CVT.  Earlier in the summer, I visited our Nairobi project to check in on our clinical work.  One day, I joined a men’s counseling group for their second session. It’s a group of gentlemen – from teenagers to 70-year-olds and all ranges of profession. These men are Rwandese, Burundi and Congolese, and it’s amazing how they have come together.
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Twelve Noble Peace Prize laureates wrote to President Obama urging the release of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on CIA torture.
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Thursday, October 23, 2014
Posted in Refugees
A study by researchers from The University of Texas at Austin and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University finds that at least 20 percent of incoming Congolese refugee women are expected to be resettled in the United States under the “women-at-risk” designation.
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Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Posted in Human Rights
The Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government launches a two-year research project to examine the policy consequences of torture.
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Monday, October 13, 2014
Posted in Refugees
UNHCR Executive Committee calls on African States and the international community to address the refugee situation in Africa.
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Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Posted in Refugees
On September 30, 2014, President Obama signed a Presidential Memorandum authorizing the admission of 70,000 refugees to the United States.
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Monday, October 6, 2014
Posted in Human Rights
The “Arab Spring” of 2011 brought tremendous hope to people in the Middle East and North Africa as they voiced their desire for a stronger say in their own governance.
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