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17th Annual June Survivors' Week

The Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition (TASSC) International held its 17th Annual Survivors Week from June 25-29 in Washington DC, with the participation of over 100 torture survivors from Ethiopia, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Mexico and Central America, Iran, Afghanistan and other countries. Joining them were supporters from faith-based, human rights and pro-immigrant groups, as well as individuals there to demonstrate solidarity with survivors.

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Don't further traumatize torture refugees: New Voices

Don't further traumatize torture refugees: New Voices

ORLANDO SENTINEL

By Scott Novak

Tewodage Alene Gezmu came to the United States to seek asylum, but instead he was subjected to inhumane living conditions, was locked up in a cell with criminals and was traumatized in the name of border security.

Tortured and Detained: TASSC Responds to ...

Tortured and Detained: TASSC Responds to Survivors' Needs

By Andrea Barron

U.N. official, panels address issue of torture

U.N. official, panels address issue of torture at Washington conference

 By Julia Willis
Catholic News Service

 WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The U.N. special rapporteur on torture encouraged torture survivors and advocates to "look to a torture-free world within our lifetimes" during a conference at The Catholic University of America.

TASSC Joined a Rally

By Mary Harding

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