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Citizens targeted for engaging in legitimate political activity Rampant abuse, sexual torture and witnessing of killings in detention People detained without charge, denied any due process in official and unofficial sites that operate under system of lawlessness Concern torture practices will intensify ahead of elections in December
So far this year over 22,000 of our supporters have taken action calling for the Government to stop detaining torture survivors for immigration purposes. These efforts have made lawmakers more aware of the issue and we're now seeing real movement for change.
Joy, a member of Write To Life, reflects life in the Democratic Republic of Congo vs life in the UK in this poem.
Tim, a member of Write To Life, reflects on the challenges facing the Democratic Republic of Congo in this poem.
Authors Julian Barnes and Tracy Chevalier will host Freedom from Torture’s biennial literary fundraiser on 15 November. This year's theme will be freedom and will explore what that means for the social and political landscape in 2018.

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