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Freedom from Torture has five centres around the UK which treat torture survivors. Jude Boyles is the Manager of our North West centre in Manchester, and has kindly agreed to share with our supporters a glimpse of the daily work that goes on there in the heart of the city’s Northern Quarter...
Crowds at this weekend's Edinburgh International Book Festival were read works by clients from our North West centre and our creative writing group Write to Life.

Susan wearing the Freedom from Torture solidarity safety pin

By Susan Munroe, CEO of Freedom from Torture I’m sure you are as disgusted as I am by the unprecedented rise in race hate crime we are seeing across the country, and will join me when I say, this behaviour is neither British nor does it in any way represent the Britain I believe in.

Volunteer counsellor Johanna Knight with Tim, a torture survivor and ex-client.

Freedom from Torture is dependent not just on the funds donated by our supporters, but also on the time and skills that are generously donated by our many volunteers.
By Mstyslav Chernov
The Home Affairs Committee has today described Europe's reaction to the refugee crisis as "lamentable".


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