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CVT In the News

  • Senator Patrick Leahy Being Honored

    CVT announced that Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont will receive its annual Eclipse Award for his extraordinary leadership for the protection and healing of torture survivors.

    Source: FOX44/ABC22
    Date: 06/07/2013

  • Amid Syrian crisis, Iraqi refugees in Jordan forgotten

    An outreach coordinator at CVT’s healing project in Jordan speaks on the needs of Iraqi refugees currently on a waiting list for care.

    Source: IRIN
    Date: 06/06/2013

  • No simple solutions regarding Guantanamo Bay

    The StarTribune agrees with CVT and other human rights organizations that have called for ending the force-feeding of competent hunger-striking prisoners in Guantánamo Bay.

    Source: StarTribune
    Date: 06/02/2013

  • 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


    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.

    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


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