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Latest news and blogs

Blog by Nasrin Parvaz Nasrin Parvaz, a member of Survivors Speak Out, explains why the international community must put more pressure on the government of Iran to stop torture and other human rights abuses.
Natnat from Survivors Speak OUT blogs about how for her, a shared future is about mutual respect and peace.
On Thursday 9 March, the Freedom from Torture Glasgow centre opened their doors to local MP Alison Thewliss.
In 2016 Freedom from Torture clients came from 76 countries, mainly in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Recently, four members of SSO travelled to Brussels to meet with service users at Ulysse-SSM, a mental health charity working with refugees, and then moved onto Paris for a conference, ‘Beyond our borders: accompanying and treating differently’, organised by Centre Primo Levi, a mental health service supporting torture survivors.
Monday afternoon marked the successful launch of Freedom from Torture's new Proving Torture campaign in Parliament.
On Saturday September 17, 200 Freedom from Torture supporters, clients and former clients will be joining thousands of others in marching to demonstrate support for refugees. Our supporters are already sharing their reasons for taking part:
Survivors Speak Out Plaque
During Refugee Week, we are proud to announce that the Survivors Speak OUT network of activists who are former Freedom from Torture clients, have been honoured by the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants and the “I am a Refugee Campaign” celebrating the c
Members of the Survivors Speak OUT (SSO) activist network have shared their views about the asylum system with Keir Starmer MP, Labour’s shadow Immigration Minister.