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The Torture Journal Editorial Advisory Board are particularly interested in receiving manuscripts pertaining to:

•     working with torture survivors in unstable or complex     contexts (i.e. when violence is still taking place and there are security issues); and,
•     sexual violence as a form of torture in contemporary war.
Please submit manuscripts before 15th June 2017 with a view to publication in a special section in the final issue in 2017.

Posted: 2017-04-19

ISHHR 10th International Conference

Readers may be interested in the International Society for Health and Human Rights 10th International Conference in the city of Novi Sad in Serbia, on the 26th-29th September 2017, “Mental health, mass people displacement and ethnic minorities”. Please see for more details. The Torture Journal particularly welcomes manuscripts arising from the conference presentations.
Posted: 2017-04-07 More...

Launch of Open Journal Systems

From the middle of May, the Torture Journal will be using Open Journal Systems for the submission of manuscripts.
The International Council for Torture Victims are delighted to announce this new development in collaboration with the Royal Danish Library.
Posted: 2017-03-09
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