CVT In the News
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
January 22, 2013, marks the fourth anniversary of the executive order banning torture and cruelty in U.S. interrogations President Obama signed on his second day in office. As the President begins his second term, CVT Executive Director Curt Goering calls on him to address accountability for torture.
Source: The Huffington Post
In response to Zero Dark Thirty, CVT Executive Director Curt Goering writes about the known medical, scientific and clinical facts about torture and why those facts need to be separated from Hollywood's fictional portrayal of torture.
CVT Executive Director Curt Goering is featured in a StarTribune column about Zero Dark Thirty, a Hollywood film which has reignited the debate about the U.S. use of torture and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment.
Executive Director Curt Goering today participated in a HuffPost Live conversation about a settlement between a U.S. contractor responsible for abuse at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq and 71 former detainees.
Source: HuffPost Live
CVT Executive Director Curt Goering writes a letter to the editor of The New York Times in response to Hollywood’s depiction of torture and cruel treatment in films.
Source: The New York Times
CVT Executive Director Curt Goering is interviewed on Twin Cities Public Television’s Almanac. He discusses the Syrian refugee crisis, the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on CIA torture and CVT’s healing project in the Dadaab refugee camps in northeastern Kenya.
Source: Twin Cities Public Television's Almanac
Hear/read comments from CVT Executive Director Curt Goering on National Public Radio about the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence report on CIA torture.
Source: National Public Radio
The first national survey of refugee mental health screening practices found that while refugee trauma survivors are at increased risk of developing posttraumatic stress disorder and major depression, most states do not provide mental health screenings. The survey, conducted by researchers at the University of Minnesota in collaboration with the State Refugee Health Coordinator and CVT, was recently published in the Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies.
Source: University of Minnesota
Ahead of the vote by the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on whether to adopt its report on the CIA's detention and interrogation program after September 11, 2001, CVT Executive Director Curt Goering joined a retired general and a former military interrogator to discuss why it is so important for the committee to adopt the report.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle
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