Torture

Jail Ogaden

Fact Sheet & Handout
In the heart of the Somali region, lies one of the most notorious detention centers in Ethiopia. Jail Ogaden is home to thousands of prisoners, who are brutalized and neglected, most of them having...

Protests and Crackdown in Bangladesh

Fact Sheet & Handout
In August 2018, members of the peaceful student protests for safer roads in Dhaka, Bangladesh, were violently attacked by the government. The students were protesting for safer roads after two...

Prayer for the Students in Bangladesh

Prayer
In August 2018, members of the peaceful student protests for safer roads in Dhaka, Bangladesh, were violently attacked by the government. The students were protesting for safer roads after two...
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Crossing Borders and Bridging Gaps Through Art

Creative Voice
Creative Voice Elshafei Dafalla shares how his vocation as an artist helps the marginalized in our global community, especially refugees and torture survivors. An interview with Elshafei and an...
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The Testimony

Film Discussion Guide
The Testimony film discussion guide reviews a documentary about trial in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) of 39 soldiers charged with gang raping of hundreds of women in the village of Minova...
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Catholic Social Thought and Torture

Reflection
This resource identifies the Church’s responses to torture and offers reflection questions, a prayer, and faith in action.
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Remembering the Tortured of Our World

Prayer
This prayer is for International Day in Support of Torture Victims and Survivors on June 26th.
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The Truth About Torture

Fact Sheet & Handout
This resource explores the history of torture and its use by the United States.  

Torture Awareness

Toolbox
This toolbox is a compilation of resources pertaining to the grave sin of torture.       Fact Sheet: The Truth About Torture Film Discussion Guide: I Am Miriam Film...

Silence

Film Discussion Guide
Silence, based on the historical novel by Shusaku Endō, tells the story of Jesuit missionaries navigating a seventeenth-century Japan resistant to Western Christianity. This film discussion guide...

Study Guide: I Am Miriam

Film Discussion Guide
This study guide for the short film, I Am Miriam, and the Against Humanity website contains reflection questions and suggestions for action on the issue of human trafficking.
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Standing Against the Sin of Torture

Prayer
As people of conscience, we are called not only to pray for the victims, survivors, and perpetrators of this crime, but also to labor for its worldwide abolition.