On 8th August 2011, Freedom from Torture celebrated John McCarthy's 20th anniversary of freedom at the top of the BT Tower.Starting at 8am, and running past midnight, all day the iconic London tower was full of survivors, supporters and campaigners, all coming together t
Freedom from Torture's celebration event at the BT Tower, LondonBlog - 16 August, 2011
Rowena Harding is a Freedom from Torture supporter. She can often be found running along the canal from her home in North West London to Freedom from Torture's offices in Islington, in training for running events.
Former hostage attacks growing prevalence of torture as entertainmentNews - 25 May, 2007
MF patron John McCarthy, the writer and broadcaster who was held hostage for more than five years in Lebanon, has criticised the growing prevalence of torture as screen entertainment.
Medical Foundation makes headlines!News - 16 May, 2006
MF staff, clients and supporters have featured frequently in the media in recent weeks. Items have included:
Former Beirut Hostage at Charity Screening in ReadingNews - 5 October, 2004
Former Beirut hostage John McCarthy will attend a screening in Reading next week of Blind Flight, a film about the ordeal...
Torture Victims' Charity to set up North East BranchNews - 17 July, 2004
Former Beirut hostage John McCarthy announces opening of MF branch in Newcastle
Hostage Film Screening Raises Nearly GBP10,000 For CharityNews - 24 February, 2004
Beirut hostages John McCarthy and Brian Keenan were reunited at a charity screening of 'Blind Flight'
Torture survivors' charity launches GBP4.7m "Under One Roof" appeal for new premisesNews - 20 April, 2000
The Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture, a registered charity that runs the only treatment centre in the United Kingdom dedicated to helping victims of torture, has launched a GBP4.7m "Under One Roof" appeal for new premises.