Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Medicine For Peace Receives Human Rights Award

Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition International (TASSC) has awarded its 2020 Human Rights Award to Medicine For Peace (MFP) for its work caring for survivors of torture and its role in the international campaign against torture. MFP has helped torture victims in the Washington-Baltimore area since 2009 and presently has its clinic at Grace Medical Center in W. Baltimore, MD.
Dr. Michael Viola, MFP Director, stated, “We are honored to accept this award from such a distinguished organization and want to recognize all of the nurses, physicians, interpreters and befrienders who have worked tirelessly in our clinic to rehabilitate torture victims.”

Dr. Viola accepted the award for MFP at a ceremony at TASSC headquarters in Washington, DC on February 8, 2020.