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  • 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

  • The Convention Against Torture 25 Years Later

    CVT Executive Director Curt Goering’s reflections on the 25th anniversary of the United States signing the UN Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment.

    Source: The Huffington Post
    Date: 04/22/2013

  • Reliving the Torture

    Citing the impact the current immigration detention experience may have on torture survivors, CVT Executive Director Curt Goering writes a letter to the editor of The New York Times urging Congress and President Obama to not forget deserving torture survivors in comprehensive immigration reform legislation.

    Source: The New York Times
    Date: 04/12/2013

  • Coalition forms against CIA officer entangled in torture tape scandal

    CVT and other human rights organizations raise concerns about the possible promotion of CIA employee reportedly involved in the agency's torture program.

    Source: Foreign Policy Passport blog
    Date: 04/11/2013

  • Ellison Visits Somalia, Kenya in Whirlwind Tour

    During his recent trip to Kenya, U.S. Congressman Keith Ellison visited CVT's healing project in Nairobi.

    Source: St. Louis Park Patch
    Date: 02/25/2013

  • Rep. Keith Ellison Visits Minnesota-Based Center for Victims of Torture in Nairobi

    U.S. Congressman Keith Ellison recently visited CVT’s Nairobi healing site. He met with CVT Nairobi to learn firsthand how CVT provides mental health and physical therapy care to urban refugees who have fled war, conflicts and persecution and are now rebuilding their lives in Nairobi.

    Source: Office of U.S. Congressman Keith Ellison
    Date: 02/22/2013

  • Don’t forget those who fled for their lives in immigration reform

    CVT Executive Director Curt Goering writes about the need for comprehensive immigration reform to protect refugees and asylum seekers who’ve fled their home countries because of torture and persecution.

    Source: The Hill's Congress Blog
    Date: 02/06/2013


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