International Rehabilitation Council for Victims of Torture (IRCT) adopts Mexico Consensus at end of 5th General Assembly and 10th Scientific Symposium with a firm call for states to fulfil victims’ right to rehabilitation. Heartland Alliance Marjorie Kovler Center well represented at Symposium and General Assembly.

Kovler Center remains committed to the safety, protection, and rehabilitation of survivors. Read the statement from the National Consortium of Torture Treatment Programs calling for the President-Elect to provide torture survivors with access to rehabilitative care and asylum procedures that treat them with dignity.

The nominations period for the Robert H. Kirschner Award for Global Activism is now closed. Please mark your calendar for Thursday, April 27, 2017, for our 30th Anniversary Celebration, when we will present the award.



Kovler Center provides medical, mental health, and social services; trains and educates locally and globally; and advocates for the end of torture worldwide.


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