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Survivors of politically motivated torture

Survivors of politically motivated torture

a large, growing, and invisible population of crime victims

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Peter Dross.
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 12 p.
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6820700M
LC Control Number00300285

He is first editor of the book,Caring for Victims of Torture, published by American Psychiatric Press in where he is actively involved as a consultant in the field of rehabilitating politically-motivated torture survivors. He has co-chaired the Section on the Psychological Consequences of Torture and Persecution of the World. Survivors of Torture, International, a nonprofit organization she co-founded in This organization is a healing resource for survivors of politically motivated torture and their families. It educates the general public and professional communities about torture and is an instrument to end torture.

The 20th century is the era of genocide," Wise said, citing politically motivated mass murders in Tibet and Cambodia. "Students need to understand that there are certain conditions and political. Challenging Reified Masculinities: Men as Survivors of Politically Motivated Sexual Assault in Egypt. Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies. This article examines incidents of politically motivated sexual violence against men in protest spaces at a distinct juncture in Egypt’s history, after the downfall of President Hosni Mubarak (–13).

Politically Motivated Torture and Its Survivors. Journal on treating the survivors of torture. (Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition International) His book On War is still widely read and referred to. Some consider him the greatest military strategist of all time. Study Group Guide for Psychotherapy with Torture Survivors, Center for Victims of Torture, Minneapolis, MN. A self-directed curriculum for psychotherapists interested in working with politically motivated torture survivors living in exile, it covers the logistics of forming and facilitating a .


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The Extent of Torture. Politically motivated torture is practiced or condoned in more than nations. Tens of thousands of people fall victim to the ravages of torture every year. An estimatedtorture survivors live in the United States today. Studies have estimated that up to 30 percent of all refugees are torture survivors.

Request PDF | On Jan 1,J. Quiroga and others published Politically-motivated torture and its survivors: A desk study review of the literature | Find, read and cite all the research you need.

Rev. William Radatz helped to found Survivors of Torture in San Diego, California. The organization is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to caring for survivors of politically motivated torture and their families who live in San Diego County. Radatz was.

Jim Jaranson has been working for survivors of politically motivated torture from diverse cultures for more than 30 years. He was Director of Medical Services at the Survivors of politically motivated torture book for Victims of Torture in Minneapolis and is currently vice-president, board of directors, and chair, Strategic Planning Committee, Survivors of Torture-International in San.

Quiroga J and Jaranson JM. Politically motivated torture and its survivors: a desk study review of the literature. Torture ; 1– Steel Z, Chey T, Silove D, et al. Association of torture and other potentially traumatic events with mental health outcomes among populations exposed to mass conflict and by: Torture Survivors and Staff Members Gather to Commemorate June 26 in San Diego See QUILT │ Page 3 Leaders of California’s torture treatment centers met on June 26 in Sacramento to raise awareness among legislators about the health and mental health needs of survivors of politically-motivated tor-ture.

The advocacy day in. Politically-motivated torture and its survivors: A desk study review of the literature. Torture (Thematic Issue).

;15() Jaranson JM, Butcher J N, Halcon L, Johnson DR, Robertson C, Savik K, Spring M, Westermeyer J. Somali and Oromo refugees: Correlates of torture and trauma.

Challenging Reified Masculinities: Men as Survivors of Politically Motivated Sexual Assault in Egypt Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Middle East Women s Studies 12(3) November.

Survivors of Torture International– an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to caring for survivors of politically motivated torture and their families who live in San Diego County. They help survivors to recover from their traumas through a holistic program including medical, dental, psychiatric, psychological, and social services.

Healing with Needles: Acupuncture Aids Torture Survivors Survivors of Torture is a nonprofit organization that seeks to care for these survivors of politically motivated torture and their families in San Diego. One Survivors of Torture patient who has been.

* Let them know that the United States is home to approximatelytorture survivors who have fled societies where torture was used to destroy democracy and civil society.

Caring for survivors of politically motivated torture is crucial to advancing human rights and building strong democratic societies/5(2). Join the Jamaica Plain Forum in welcoming award-winning, local producer and director Ben Achtenberg for the neighborhood premiere of his new film “Refuge: Caring for Survivors of Torture.” More than a million refugees, asylum seekers, and other immigrants to the United States have been victims of politically motivated torture.

He has worked with survivors of politically-motivated torture from various countries around the world in their search for political asylum and physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual well-being, and acted as Expert Witness in US Immigration (Homeland Security) Courts for issues of.

female survivors of politically-motivated sexual assault: A case study (Unpublished master’s thesis). Naropa University, Boulder, CO. Folman, O. Verbal and nonverbal manifestations of splitting and dissociation in severe personality disorders: An observation of a dance/ movement therapy student (Unpublished master's thesis).

Lesley File Size: KB. Torture Journal Vol No.ISSN Journal on Rehabilitation of Torture Victims and Prevention of Torture. ISSN (Online): Key title: Torture (Online) Abbreviated key title: Torture (Online) ISSN (Print): ISSN Contents. Politically-motivated torture and its survivors (PDF, Adobe Acrobat file, KB).

Refugees, asylees and caregivers share their stories to help professionals and volunteers understand the needs of the more than a million survivors of torture rebuilding lives in the US.

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He is co-author with J. Jaranson of Politically-motivated torture and its survivors: a desk study review of the literature. Quiroga serves on the Executive Committee and is Vice-President of the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims in Copenhagen, Denmark.

He is also the treasurer of Physicians for Social Responsibility. The Refuge Media Project was created by filmmakers, health educators, and human rights activists concerned about torture. We are producing a half-hour documentary on immigrant torture survivors in the United States, and on some of the individuals and organizations who are working to help survivors deal with their traumatic pasts, and with the sometimes traumatic experience of coming to America.

'A great job. REFUGE is a must-have for caretakers throughout the healthcare system, including students entering the field.' Ramsay Liem, Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Boston College 'Refuge concisely frames the discussion of torture and its care for the viewer.

I found the stories of the survivors to be engaging and informative, and. SURVIVORS is a non-profit agency that assists survivors of politically motivated torture, educates the public about the effects of torture and works towards the abolition of torture. Ms. The unfortunate reality is that politically motivated torture is on the rise across the globe and survivors are coming to the United States in unprecedented numbers (Gorman, ), with the number of admitted refugees up by over 80% from to.Torture (from Latin tortus: to twist, to torment) is the act of deliberately inflicting severe physical or psychological suffering on someone by another as a punishment or in order to fulfill some desire of the torturer or force some action from the victim.

(Not to be confused with abuse, a form of forcing action) Torture, by definition, is a knowing and intentional act; deeds which.torture survivors, due to the nascent state of literature on survivors of torture, the authors also decided to include select studies with highly traumatized survivors who had experienced mass political violence or politically-motivated sexual violence.

While it is acknowledged that there was strength in .