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  • Attorneys of the Year: Jennifer Reedstrom Bishop

    CVT Board Member Jennifer Reedstrom Bishop is among the Attorneys of the Year recognized by Minnesota Lawyer magazine.

    Source: Minnesota Lawyer
    Date: 02/25/2014

  • Security Council Demands Unhindered Access to Humanitarian Aid for Syria

    CVT is among a coalition of organizations calling for a United Nations Security Council resolution demanding full and unimpeded humanitarian access to all areas of Syria.

    Source: Independent European Daily Express
    Date: 02/23/2014

  • Missing conditions improved immigration detainees

    Tortured & Detained: Survivor Stories of U.S. Immigration Detention, a report from CVT and the Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition International, is mentioned in an article on the conditions and medical services in U.S. immigration detention centers.

    Source: La Opinion
    Date: 02/10/2014

  • A terrible thing to remember is impossible to forget

    A CVT Psychotherapist/Trainer in Jordan speaks to Turun Sanomat, a newspaper in Finland, about the Syrian refugee crisis.

    Source: Turun Sanomat
    Date: 02/09/2014

  • Suomalaispsykologi kuulee syyrialaisten tarinat, joita ei kerrota muille

    A CVT Psychotherapist/Trainer in Jordan speaks to Aamulehti, a newspaper in Finland, about the Syrian refugee crisis. Article in Finnish.

    Source: Aamulehti
    Date: 02/09/2014

  • Closing the Book on Torture

    CVT Executive Director Curt Goering responds to the lastest memoir from a former government official who had a hand in the torture policies after September 11, 2001.

    Source: The Huffington Post
    Date: 02/05/2014

  • Aid to Syrian Survivors

    CVT Executive Director Curt Goering responds to a news article about recent photographic evidence of widespread torture in Syria and calls for increased funding for the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture.

    Source: The New York Times
    Date: 01/27/2014

  • Letter: SYRIA Torture photos are consistent with reports

    CVT Executive Director Curt Goering responds to an editorial about the violence in Syria and recent photographic evidence of torture in that country.

    Source: StarTribune
    Date: 01/25/2014

  • Immigration & Culture beat: Refugee mental health aid is lacking

    The first national survey of refugee mental health screening practices found that while refugee trauma survivors are at increased risk of developing posttraumatic stress disorder and major depression, most states do not provide mental health screenings. The survey, conducted by researchers at the University of Minnesota in collaboration with the State Refugee Health Coordinator and CVT, was published in the Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies.

    Source: StarTribune
    Date: 01/22/2014

  • 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


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