Working Together to Create a #TortureFreeWorld

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Fri Jun 26, 2015 - 2:00pm EDT
United States

On June 26, the Anti-Torture Initiative will host a Webinar discussion led by United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture Juan E. Méndez. The event will provide viewers with a unique opportunity to hear experts discuss their work for a #TortureFreeWorld and to submit questions and comments before and during the event. Registration for the event is required.

Confirmed participants are:

  • Juan E. MéndezUnited Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture 

  • Gerald Staberock, Secretary General, World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT)

  • Carla Ferstman, Director, REDRESS

  • Rev. Laura Markle Downton, Director, U.S. Prisons & Policy Program, National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT)

  • Annie Sovcik, Director, Washington Office, Center for Victims of Torture (CVT)


Join us and submit your question for our panelists using #TortureFreeWorld on Twitter or by submitting your question to


Registration is Required.