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Sandi Toksvig OBE - writer, presenter, comedian, actress, and producer on television and radio - has chosen Freedom from Torture to benefit from the donations of professionals working in the broadcasting and entertainment industries.
Today, Minister of Immigration James Brokenshire announced the suspension and review of the Detained Fast Track asylum process Sile Reynolds, Freedom from Torture's Lead Asylum Policy Adviser, said
John McCarthy, is a journalist, writer and broadcaster. He was held hostage in Lebanon from 1986-1991. He has been a Freedom from Torture patron since 1993.
The Arsenal Foundation's football project with Freedom from Torture receives £27,000 ahead of the Club's FA Community Shield match on Sunday Per Mertesacker and Mesut Ozil made a return visit to a therapeutic football programme run by Arsenal in the Community and human rights charity Freedom from Torture this week.
80 miles in 8 days 24 Jul 2015
When planning for your 80th birthday, a new pair of hiking boots isn't normally very high on your list - but for our generous and creative supporter, Tony Hodgson, these boots were vital.
Freedom from Torture is urging the UK Prime Minister to pledge to resettle more refugees in the UK at the EU leaders' meeting and offer hope to those fleeing torture and other atrocities in the Middle East and Africa. Sonya Sceats, Freedom from Torture's Director of Policy and Advocacy, said:
Freedom From Torture supporter Steve Platt is attempting the momentous feat of running 1000 miles to raise £10,000. In an incredible feat of strength and determination, Steve has set himself an ambitious target of running 1000 miles in the course of a year, with the goal of amassing £10,000 worth of sponsorship money for Freedom from Torture.
Former Freedom from Torture client Joy speaks to the BBC about her experiences in Yarl's Wood
Sonya Sceats, Director of Policy and Advocacy, said:
The Home Secretary should use the opportunity of the EU interior ministers' meeting today to make a voluntary pledge to increase the resettlement of vulnerable refugees to the U.K. Sile Reynolds, Lead Asylum Policy Advisor for Freedom from Torture, said:
FfT in the media
Gay Star News (19 June, 2015)
BBC Radio 4 (16 June, 2015)
Politics.co.uk (15 June, 2015)
The Independent (6 May, 2015)
The Huffington Post (29 April, 2015)
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