Spirasi June 26 – International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
Date: Friday June 26th 2020
Time: 11am – 12pm
Location: Online event
This year Spirasi, Centre for Care of Survivors of Torture, will host a webinar to mark the UN Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
About this Event
To mark the occasion we have invited Jens Modvig, chairperson of the UN Committee Against Torture as our keynote speaker. He will speak about the work of the Committee and the importance of rehabilitation for torture survivors. He will be joined by members of Spirasi’s Survivors group: Ebrahim Demestani who will speak about his experience of torture in Bahrain, Ali Alrfay who will talk about his journey from Syria to Jordan, and Wandile Mbhele who will share her experience of relocating to Ireland.
The World Stopped, Torture Didn’t #WorldWithoutTorture
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