Chantal wrapping gifts at the Freedom from Torture reception for our London centre
Thank you so much for your kind donations to our Christmas appeal so far. This year we'd like to send every single person we help a Christmas care package to show them they’re not alone over the difficult festive period.
Sir Peter Bottomley MP, Survivors Speak OUT co-founder Kolbassia Haoussou, Sir Keir Starmer QC MP, Dr Tania Mathias MP and Sir Edward Garnier QC MP at the Proving Torture launch
Monday afternoon marked the successful launch of Freedom from Torture's new Proving Torture campaign in Parliament. The event was hosted by Dr Tania Mathias MP and well attended by MPs from different parties and Freedom from Torture supporters.
Our new 'Proving Torture' report published today reveals how Home Office asylum caseworkers disregard or mistreat expert medical evidence of torture and make clinical judgements about survivors’ injuries that they are not qualified to make.
Over 100 Freedom from Torture supporters and literature lovers gathered in the historic old Whitehall Palace for the novel chance to become immortal by bidding for the chance to be named as a character in an upcoming book by one of 15 renowned author, raising over £30,000 funds for the charity’s vital work.