CVT In the News

  • Is Force-Feeding Torture?

    CVT Board Member Dr. Steve Miles is quoted in a New York Times column about force-feeding competent hunger-striking prisoners in Guantánamo Bay.

    Source: The New York Times
    Date: 06/01/2013

  • MENTAL HEALTH SCREENING LACKING

    The first national survey of refugee mental health screening practices conducted by researchers at the University of Minnesota in collaboration with the State Refugee Health Coordinator and CVT is highlighted in Minnesota magazine, a publication from the University of Minnesota Alumni Association.

    Source: Minnesota magazine
    Date: 05/29/2013

  • Protect survivors of torture in immigration reform

    CVT Executive Director Curt Goering again calls for comprehensive immigration reform to protect torture survivors.

    Source: MinnPost.com
    Date: 05/14/2013

  • Human rights groups call for end to force-feeding of Guantánamo hunger-striking detainees

    CVT is among several human rights organizations who signed a letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel urging him to end the force-feeding of competent hunger-striking prisoners in Guantánamo Bay.  

    Source: The Miami Herald
    Date: 05/14/2013

  • Ruben Rosario: Some understanding for the Cleveland kidnapping victims

    CVT International Services Clinical Advisor Erin Morgan talks about the Cleveland kidnapping victims and their recovery from this ordeal.

    Source: Pioneer Press
    Date: 05/10/2013

  • Cleveland captives likened to prisoners of war. How can they recover?

    CVT International Services Clinical Advisor Erin Morgan is quoted in an article about the Cleveland kidnapping victims and how they recover.

    Source: The Christian Science Monitor
    Date: 05/09/2013

  • NO MATTER WHAT IT'S CALLED, it's torture

    CVT Executive Director Curt Goering writes a letter to the editor of The Virginian-Pilot applauding the newspaper for its editorial equating so-called “enhanced interrogation techniques” with torture.

    Source: The Virginian-Pilot
    Date: 04/22/2013

  • The Convention Against Torture 25 Years Later

    CVT Executive Director Curt Goering’s reflections on the 25th anniversary of the United States signing the UN Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment.

    Source: The Huffington Post
    Date: 04/22/2013

  • Reliving the Torture

    Citing the impact the current immigration detention experience may have on torture survivors, CVT Executive Director Curt Goering writes a letter to the editor of The New York Times urging Congress and President Obama to not forget deserving torture survivors in comprehensive immigration reform legislation.

    Source: The New York Times
    Date: 04/12/2013

  • Coalition forms against CIA officer entangled in torture tape scandal

    CVT and other human rights organizations raise concerns about the possible promotion of CIA employee reportedly involved in the agency's torture program.

    Source: Foreign Policy Passport blog
    Date: 04/11/2013

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