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Survivors of Politically Motivated Torture: A Large, Growing, and Invisible Population of Crime Victims

Center for Victims of Torture, Minneapolis, 2002

Adapting to a new environment is a complicated and overwhelming experience for all new immigrants and refugees who have fled unsafe conditions in their native countries. For refugees who are also survivors of politically motivated torture, this transition is even more difficult because of the physical and psychological consequences of the torture they endured.

Updated May 23, 2003.

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