Posts Categorized: Stopping torture

International Day in Support of Victims of Torture – June 26

by Marissa Costello June is Torture Awareness Month. June 26 is the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. The UN proclaimed this day on June 26, 1987, It is set as a day to effect change in the hopes of total eradication of torture. The dates were not chosen at random since 25… Read more »

June 26 Tweet-in to #StopTorture

Join @No_More_Torture, @PresbyUN, and others today  – International Day in Support of Victims of Torture – by tweeting your members of Congress & the White House against torture, Guantanamo and Indefinite Detention under the NDAA. Also, feel free to tweet on any subject related to the injustice of torture and in support of victims of… Read more »

Stopping torture: new video from NRCAT

National Faith Leaders Join Outcry Over American Use of Forced Medical Experimentation, Call for a Commission of Inquiry Press Release from National Religious Campaign Against Torture WASHINGTON – National faith leaders are adding their voices to the outcry over the…

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Call for Commission of Inquiry

Physicians for Human Rights on June 7 issued a report showing that physicians, working for the CIA, engaged in human experimentation in violation of international standards in the development of the CIA interrogation program. Not only did the U.S. engage…

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NRCAT and Torture Awareness Month

The National Religious Campaign against Torture provides several ideas for how congregations could observe Torture Awareness Month this June. Find statements of the General Assemblies of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) about stopping torture.

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Amnesty International and Torture Awareness Month

Amnesty International USA offers an activist action pack to hold an event calling for an end to torture. Fill in a form about the film screening, vigil, or other awareness-raising event you’re organizing in June to mark Torture Awareness Month…

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