CVT In the News

  • Industrial Scale Killings of Detainees by the Assad Regime

    Dr. Steven Miles, a CVT board member, discusses a recent report documenting the torture of thousands of Syrians with photographic evidence.

    Source: Background Briefing with Ian Masters
    Date: 01/21/2014

  • FBI posthumously awards the late Sen. Grams for his work in bringing Amber Alert to Minnesota

    The late U.S. Senator and CVT Board Member Rod Grams posthumously receives the FBI Director's Community Leadership Award for his work in bringing the Amber Alert system to Minnesota.

    Source: StarTribune
    Date: 01/09/2014

  • Obama, Congress Bring Guantanamo Bay Prison Closer to Closed

    CVT Senior Policy Counsel Melina Milazzo is quoted on the provisions included in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 that facilitate the process for transferring detainees out of the Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility.

    Source: NationalJournal
    Date: 12/23/2013

  • Senate and the CIA should release torture reports

    CVT is quoted in a sidebar to an editorial calling for the public release of the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on CIA torture.

    Source: StarTribune
    Date: 12/23/2013

  • Senate approves US defense budget plan with sexual assault reforms

    CVT Executive Director Curt Goering is quoted on the provisions included in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 that facilitate the process for transferring detainees out of the Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility to foreign countries.

    Source: The Guardian
    Date: 12/20/2013

  • Students learn about human rights

    A CVT volunteer is among a group of guest speakers at Stillwater (MN) Area High School on December 10, Human Rights Day.

    Source: Stillwater Gazette
    Date: 12/18/2013

  • One-Year Anniversary of Suppressed Report on CIA Torture

    Reason.com reports on the one-year anniversary of when the Senate Intelligence Committee voted to adopt its report on CIA torture. The author mentions CVT's role in assembling prominent individuals who support releasing the report to the public.

    Source: Reason.com
    Date: 12/14/2013

  • Obama Suppressing 6,000-Page Report on CIA Torture Adopted by Senate Intelligence Committee

    Tikkun Daily reports on the one-year anniversary of when the Senate Intelligence Committee voted to adopt its report on CIA torture. The author mentions CVT's support for releasing the report and CVT's role in assembling prominent individuals who also support releasing the report to the public.

    Source: Tikkun Daily
    Date: 12/14/2013

  • The 6,000-Page Report on CIA Torture Has Now Been Suppressed for 1 Year

    The Atlantic writes about the one-year anniversary of when the Senate Intelligence Committee voted to adopt its report on CIA torture. The article features the names of prominent individuals who support releasing the report to the public. The names were announced by CVT and other human rights organizations.

    Source: The Atlantic
    Date: 12/13/2013

  • Time to Settle the Debate on Torture

    CVT Senior Policy Counsel Melina Milazzo writes that the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on CIA torture following September 11, 2001, should be released to the public. Doing so is necessary to prevent torture and cruel treatment from happening again.

    Source: The Huffington Post
    Date: 12/13/2013

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