US Institute of Peace, 2001
Millions of people around the world have experienced psychological distress caused by exposure to armed conflict. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), as it is often called, involves a range of normal responses to events outside the realm of normal human experience.
Responses to Human Rights Violations: The Implementation of the Right to Reparation for Torture in India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka
Report from the seminar “Responses to Human Rights Violations: The Domestic Implementation of the International Right to Reparation for Torture Victims in India, Sri Lanka and Nepal” – held on 14 September 2002 at the India International Centre, New Delhi.
IRCT Zagreb, 2003
Repatriation as a part of reconstructive process in torture survivors (interpersonal and intrapersonal process). Made in collaboration with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency.
Burma Watch International
The treatment of torture survivors comprises psychological, somatic and social rehabilitation. By helping torture survivors and by showing respect and dignity towards them, we are helping the suppressed and those who have worked for free conditions in our country.
DIGNITY, former known as RCT,is a self-governing institution that is independent of party politics. DIGNITY`s main fields of activity are treatment of torture survivors; examination, documentation and prevention of torture and organised violence; international project co-operation; research.
REDRESS helps torture survivors obtain justice and reparation. Reparation (including rehabilitation and compensation) plays an important part in the rebuilding of the lives of those who have suffered torture. Seeking legal redress also helps to combat the practice of torture by exposing torturers and the regimes which support them.
OMEGA intend to provide support, care and treatment for persons who have been victims of organised violence and systematic health and human rights violations, as well as for their relatives and children, in the social, legal, cultural, spiritual, medical, psychological and psychotherapeutic spheres.
The Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture (VFST) was established in 1987 to meet the needs of people in Victoria who were tortured or traumatised in their countries of origin, in other countries, or while fleeing those countries. The Foundation is non-denominational, politically neutral and non-aligned.
The mission of ACTV is to increase the general quality and quantity of treatment offered to traumatised victims of institutionalised torture and to enhance the democratisation process by increased awareness of basic human rights.