Since 2010 I have been a volunteer mentor with Write to Life, the creative writing and performance group of Freedom from Torture, helping survivors of torture to express themselves through words.
Blog by Lucy Popescu
“Inside I am happy when I come here to talk English. No talk is no happy.” – Asli
Blog by Anneke, Freedom from Torture volunteer
This is a tale of two runners but just one city – London. It’s a story that will reach a climax on 29 May when Tania and Nishi will join thousands of others pounding the streets of London in the Vitality 10km run to raise funds for Freedom from Torture.
Every Thursday during term time I leave my office at Manchester University to attend a football match. I can justify this seeming dereliction of duty by pointing out this is supporting Freedom from Torture’s clients while bringing an extra dimension to my work training therapists.
We had it all planned. Just before Easter, we would be setting off from our home near Launceston to begin our 400-mile fundraising cycle challenge across Cornwall and Devon in aid of Freedom from Torture.
Blog by Carolyn Burch and Richard Raggett, Freedom from Torture supporters.