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The Sustainable Development Goals remind us all of the need to address the root causes of torture and other human rights abuses but long-term work to address these issues should not mean that we ignore the desperate plight of torture survivors.
Freedom from Torture shares the Special Rapporteur on torture's disappointment that the Turkish government has postponed his visit.
Every year 193 world leaders descend on New York for the annual UN General Assembly meeting. This year they will use this opportunity to discuss the global response to the current refugee crisis. The UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants, which started on Monday, claims to be bringing states together to devise a humane response to the crisis.
Susan Munroe
Freedom from Torture CEO Susan Munroe today gave oral evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee inquiry into asylum accommodation
A reported 55% of the Syrians who have been given protection in the UK under the Syrian resettlement programme are torture survivors, according to the National Audit Office.

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