Freedom from Torture | Latest news, blogs and events

Latest news, blogs and events

Post date: 06-10-2017

Today, the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness launches a spotlight month looking at the issue of loneliness amongst refugees and asylum seekers.

Post date: 02-06-2017

Sheila Hayman runs our Write to Life creative writing group for torture survivors.

Post date: 13-12-2016

Members of Freedom from Torture’s creative writing group for torture survivors, Write to Life, will join writers and MPs at an event in the House of Commons this morning.

Post date: 11-08-2016

Freedom from Torture is dependent not just on the funds donated by our supporters, but also on the time and skills that are generously donated by our many volunteers.

Post date: 29-07-2016

“This freedom is truly like having pure oxygen to breathe”

Post date: 15-07-2016

‘Lost and Found’ a bewitching musical narrative about the journeys of six torture survivors  to their new lives in the UK will be premiered at the iconic Roundhouse in Camden on Friday 2 September at 7pm

Post date: 24-03-2016

Sheila Hayman runs our Write to Life creative writing group for torture survivors. Here she writes about a dispiriting trip to the First Tier Immigration Tribunal:

Post date: 11-06-2014

In Refugee Week (June 16-22) Freedom from Torture's Twitter account is hijacked by a mystery Tweeter who'll give a direct and personal point of view of our clients' daily lives, joys and st

Post date: 28-03-2014

Sheila Hayman coordinator of the Write to Life group and two of its members will be travelling to Copenhagen to present a keynote address. Sheila writes more:

Post date: 13-06-2013

A donation of computers "means everything" to torture survivors in a creative writing group.

Ten computers were generously donated by development charity Computer Aid International to Freedom from Torture's creative writing workshop, Write to Life.