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Transgender Woman Attacked as Salvadoran Police Refused to Help
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Transgender Woman Attacked as Salvadoran Police Refused to Help

Meet Adriana, Survivor from El Salvador Adriana grew up in Central America, a region which has one of the highest murder rates in the world due to endemic gang violence, but it is lesser known that it has the highest rates of LGBT violence in the world as well. Hate crimes against transgender individuals have continued to rise within a culture...

May 24, 2018December 17, 2018by
PTV Survivor Featured in Video About Refugee Economic Realities
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PTV Survivor Featured in Video About Refugee Economic Realities

PTV client, Ben Nganoah, shares his story with GoBankingRates.com on what it was like to flee his home country with only $400 in his pocket. Ben’s story is reflective of many asylum seekers who are forced to flee at a moment’s notice with little resources to rely on. Read about and watch a short video...

May 22, 2018August 29, 2018by
PTV Featured in USC Podcast
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PTV Featured in USC Podcast

PTV’s Clinical Director, Carol Gomez, featured in a USC podcast interview about the mental health effects of torture, and the services PTV provides to rehabilitate those who have survived it.  

April 30, 2018August 29, 2018by
Oppose CIA Nominee and Director of US Torture Program Gina Haspel
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Oppose CIA Nominee and Director of US Torture Program Gina Haspel

CALL YOUR SENATOR NOW TO OPPOSE CIA NOMINEE GINA HASPEL WHO DIRECTED OVERSEES TORTURE PROGRAM With CIA Director Pompeo transitioning to Secretary of State, President Trump wants to quietly elevate a CIA insider that directed torture programs at an overseas “black site”. We need your help to ensure that no one who has directed torture becomes a high-level...

March 14, 2018August 28, 2018by
President Trump on Verge of Slashing Refugee Admissions to Historic Low
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President Trump on Verge of Slashing Refugee Admissions to Historic Low

PRESIDENT TRUMP ON VERGE OF REDUCING REFUGEE ADMISSIONS TO ALL-TIME HISTORIC LOW We need your urgent help. The Trump administration has quietly planned to close the door to thousands of refugees fleeing war and violence. Famine, war, and violence have displaced a record 65 million people worldwide, yet as we speak, President Trump is currently considering reducing the...

September 14, 2017August 28, 2018by
PTV Signs Joint Human Rights Statement Regarding Trump Appointed Officials
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PTV Signs Joint Human Rights Statement Regarding Trump Appointed Officials

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 Washington, D.C.—As President-elect Trump continues to announce his selections for top positions in the new administration, 22 of the nation’s human rights and faith organizations today released a joint statement of principles regarding the eligibility of nominees for Senate-confirmed positions. Today’s statement outlines key requirements of top administration officials that should...

December 13, 2016August 29, 2018by
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