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The Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture- Read more about Helen Bamber and her organization.

Amnesty International: Campaign Against Torture- A report on torture worldwide.

Torture Handbook- Guidelines for identifying and reporting abuse.

U.N. Convention Against Torture. Read the international treaty on torture.

U.S. Report on Torture and Human Rights- U.S. Report to the U.N. on torture and laws against it in the U.S.

U.S. Profile and News- Human Rights Watch looks at human rights issues in America.

Confessions at any cost- A Human Rights Watch profile of use of torture by police in Russia.

Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights
The center provides health care for refugees and survivors of torture as well as educating the professionals who work with these communities and conducting research into the care of survivors.
Other Reports from WBUR:

International Human Rights
International human rights advocates want to bring their causes home to you. For one thing, they say human rights abuses aren't just happening in some benighted corner of the Sudan, they are occurring in American prisons not far from where you live.
(The Connection)

Unspeakable Acts by Ordinary People
Reporter John Conroy says most if us could be torturers. Most identify more readily with torturers than with their victims. Most torturers can count on going unpunished.
(The Connection)

LISTEN: Speak Truth to Power
A book of photos and essays has spawned a traveling exhibit that stands as a tribute to human rights activists around the world.
(Here & Now)


Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture
Center for Victims of Torture (CVT),


Inside Out Documentaries