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On our blog

  • UN reports on human rights violations in Eritrea and establishes a commission of inquiry to investigate all alleged violations.

  • UNCHR report finds one in four Syrian refugee families are headed solely by women.

  • Several U.S. Senators seek to prevent deportation of Liberian refugees.

  • Executive Director Curt Goering writes on the violence in Gaza and the need for mental health rehabilitative services.

What's new

  • For Constitution Day, Executive Director Curt Goering says "checks and balances" are necessary to prevent torture.

  • Forced Migration Review issue 47 publishes CVT article on mental health of Syrian refugee children and adolescents.

  • The NCB project hosted a Q&A with CVT staff on the public-private partnership called Targeted Case Management.

  • New Tactics in Human Rights launches online Strategy Toolkit to support human rights advocates around the world.

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