Torture Victims Relief Act of 1998.
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Published by U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Torture victims -- Rehabilitation -- United States,
  • Torture victims -- Services for -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesAct to Provide a Comprehensive Program of Support for Victims of Torture
The Physical Object
Pagination[4] p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22378354M

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th Congress Rept. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 2d Session Part 1 _____ TORTURE VICTIMS RELIEF ACT OF _____ Septem Ordered to be printed _____ Mr. Gilman, from the Committee on International Relations, submitted the following R E P O R T [To accompany H.R. ] [Including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office] The Committee on International .   supports reauthorization of the Torture Victims Relief Act currently authorized through Septem The Torture Victims Relief Act addresses a major problem—the infliction of tor-ture by foreign governments, and the consequences of that torture, on victims . Shown Here: Passed Senate amended (10/08/) Torture Victims Relief Act of - Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of to authorize the President to provide assistance in the form of grants to treatment centers and programs in foreign countries that are carrying out projects or activities specifically designed to treat victims of torture for the physical and psychological effects of. Torture Victim Protection Act Part I: What is the Torture Victim Protection Act (TVPA)? Passed in and signed into law by President George H.W. Bush in , TVPA gives rights to U.S. citizens and non-citizens alike to bring claims for torture and extrajudicial killing committed in foreign countries.

Text of H.R. (th): Torture Victims Relief Act of as of (Passed Congress version). H.R. (th): Torture Victims Relief Act of The Administration supports reauthorization of the Torture Victims Relief Act currently authorized through Septem The Torture Victims Relief Act addresses a major problem—the infliction of torture by foreign governments, and the consequences of that torture, on victims . The Torture Victims Relief Act of ; Supporting the Goals and Ideals of a National Weekend of Prayer and Reflection for Darfur, Sudan; and Condemning the Democratic People's Republic of Korea for Abductions and Continued Captivity of Citizens of the Republic of Korea and Japan as Acts of Terrorism and Gross Violations: Markup Before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights, and. Torture Victim Protection Act, § 2(a), note following 28 U.S.C. § 57 Among practitioners in the field, the Torture Victim Protection Act of typically is referred to as the TVPA. With the exception of direct quotations, this Benchbook uses the full name rather than the acronym, however, in.