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  • 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

  • Human Rights Day: Nonviolent Tactics Promote Positive Change in the Middle East

    In his Human Rights Day 2013 message, CVT Executive Director Curt Goering shares tactics from human rights defenders who are using nonviolence to promote positive change in their countries. These tactics are among those documented by CVT’s New Tactics in Human Rights.

    Source: The Huffington Post
    Date: 12/09/2013

  • Center for torture victims consolidating in St. Paul

    A neighborhood newspaper in St. Paul, MN profiles CVT and its upcoming office consolidation.

    Source: Villager
    Date: 12/04/2013

  • Center for Victims of Torture

    CVT and its Healing Hearts, Creating Hope collaborative project with the HealthEast Roselawn Clinic in St. Paul, MN are profiled by the Ramsey/Washington Suburban Cable Commission's Government Television Network.

    Source: Government Television Network
    Date: 12/04/2013

  • What would you think if your health care worker aided torture?

    A law student writes on legislation to require that licenses be revoked for any medical professional in Minnesota who participates in torture. She also suggests readers volunteer with or donate to CVT.

    Source: StarTribune
    Date: 11/30/2013

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