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

Ethiopia Counselors Stretch

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
“Your help to me is mandatory because if you do not help me I will die.” Those were the first words from Oba, a young Congolese man who joined one of our counseling groups.
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Thursday, February 12, 2015
CVT is among a coalition of civil liberties, human rights, national security, and religious organizations opposing legislation that would ban detainee transfers out of the Guantanamo detention facility.
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Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Posted in Human Rights, Refugees
The UN Security Council holds a meeting on the “Protection of civilians in armed conflict.”
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Thursday, January 29, 2015
For survivors, their bodies often become perceived as the enemy because of the pain. By reducing the pain, we’re helping people become more comfortable in their bodies again. We also know that as pain levels go down, emotions become more positive which promotes better relationships and more meaningful lives.
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Tuesday, January 27, 2015
A new survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation finds that six in ten Americans say U.S. spending to improve health in developing countries is helpful in improving the U.S. image abroad.
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Thursday, January 22, 2015
A new poll finds 69 percent of Americans agree that "torture is immoral."
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Tuesday, January 20, 2015
On January 18, 1985, Minnesota Governor Rudy Perpich named a 25-member task force to examine the feasibility of a Minnesota center for victims of torture.
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Friday, January 16, 2015
Today is Tom Sengupta Day in Minneapolis, and we want to share our best wishes and thanks to him. As owner of Schneider’s Drugs, he has filled prescriptions for countless survivors in Minnesota.
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Thursday, January 15, 2015
Posted in Human Rights
The World Economic Forum's 2015 Global Risks report finds that the biggest threat to the stability of the world in the next ten years arises from the risk of international conflict.
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Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Study reveals the staggering economic costs of violence against children around the world.
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