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  • Shaping the Shapers: How WMM Trains Women in Social Change

    An article at Philanthropy Women cites Sarah Haacke Byrd’s involvement with CVT’s New Tactics in Human Rights program.

    Source: Philanthropy Women
    Date: 06/05/2019

  • Migrant Refugee Trauma with Andrea Carcamo (Part 2)

    Andrea Cárcamo-Cavazos, CVT senior policy counsel, spoke with Joe Virgillito of The Daily Beat podcast about her recent visit to the U.S. southern border. This is part two. 

    Source: The Daily Beat
    Date: 06/04/2019

  • Visiting ICE Detainees in El Paso with Andrea Carcamo (Part 1)

    Andrea Cárcamo-Cavazos, CVT senior policy counsel, spoke with Joe Virgillito of The Daily Beat podcast about her recent visit to the U.S. southern border. This is part one. 

    Source: The Daily Beat
    Date: 06/03/2019

  • HAI Power of Healing 2019: JB Pritzker & Hillary Rodham Clinton

    At the May 14 “Power of Healing” benefit for the Marjorie Kovler Center, Hillary Clinton mentioned CVT’s research about torture prevalence in her remarks, quoting CVT’s Director of Research, Craig Higson-Smith. The Marjorie Kovler Center is a program of Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights. Surita Sandosham, a member of CVT’s board, is the executive director of Heartland Alliance International.

    Source: Heartland Alliance International
    Date: 05/23/2019

  • Like the Warmbiers, former CIA detainees deserve chance to seek justice

    David M. Crane, commissioner with the North Carolina Commission of Inquiry on Torture and member of CVT's National Advisory Council, penned an OpEd published in The Hill. 

    Source: The Hill
    Date: 05/19/2019

  • CBP Cannot Act as Both Captor and Confidant

    CVT Senior Policy Counsel, Andrea Cárcamo-Cavazos, pushes back against the Trump White House’s move to use CBP officers in the role of asylum officers.

    Source: Medium
    Date: 05/09/2019

  • For Iraqi refugees in Amman, kindness, support and an application to Australia

    An article at Mondoweiss includes mention that many traumatized Iraqi refugees in Jordan are referred to CVT in Amman.

    Source: Mondoweiss
    Date: 05/08/2019

  • For the Military Commissions, a Fork in the Road on Torture

    Scott Roehm, director of CVT’s Washington, D.C., office, explores in a Just Security article whether Majid Khan's motion to have his sentence reduced due to the torture he was subjected to by the CIA is a chance for some accountability.

    Source: Just Security
    Date: 05/06/2019

  • Minneapolis law professor celebrated for 40 years of human rights work

    An article highlighting the work of David Weissbrodt, a member of CVT’s National Advisory Council, mentions that he helped to found CVT. The article also quotes fellow NAC member Fionnuala Ní Aoláin.

    Source: Star Tribune
    Date: 05/05/2019

  • Survivors Of Political Torture Move Forward In The U.S.

    Surita Sandosham, a member of CVT’s board and the executive director of Heartland Alliance International, was among the guests on WBEZ Radio’s “Worldview” program, discussing the Marjorie Kovler Center. CVT’s torture prevalence research is cited in the show notes.

    Source: WBEZ Radio
    Date: 05/01/2019

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