Do join us in raising funds for Freedom From Torture

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Walking on the South Downs and finishing with a cream tea and presentation in East Dean on Sunday 4th July starting at 12 noon. 3 walks to choose from. More information at https://www.facebook.com/FfTEastSussex or https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/john-myers3

Or email jmyers4544@aol.com

Freedom from Torture (formerly the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture) is the only human rights charity solely dedicated to thetreatment of torture survivors. For over 30 years it has provided clinical and other services to survivors, helping 55,000 people to recover – physically and psychologically – from their experiences. Over 350 staff and volunteers – doctors, counsellors, legal advisors,

physiotherapists, psychotherapists, psychologists, interpreters, and art and music therapists work to help torture survivors rebuild their lives.

In 2019 its clients came from 58 different countries from across the world, with the majority coming from: Sri Lanka; DRC; Iran; Afghanistan; Sudan; Cameroon; Turkey; Ethiopia; Iraq; and Nigeria

Freedom from Torture campaigns to ensure that countries responsible for torture are held to account and the human rights of survivors are protected.

Projects like Survivors Speak Out and Write to Life help rehabilitate victims after their ordeals.

The East Sussex Freedom from Torture Supporters’ Group supports this essential work by raising funds, running events, sharing information, and campaigning in support of its work and aims. Throughout the County including  Eastbourne