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Latin American and Caribbean Network of Institutions against Torture, Impunity, and other Violations of Human Rights


The Latin American and Caribbean Network is an organisation aiming to attend, from a health standpoint, the key problems of those persons affected by torture, impunity and other violations of Human Rights, as well as the psychological consequences of these practices. At the same time, it undertakes preventative and investigative work in this area.





  • To contribute to the creation of a just and caring society though the fight to eradicate and prevent torture, political and social oppression, and impunity in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • To promote a stance in the field of ethics and bioethics in relation to this theme by the community, the diverse actors in the health sector, and other relevant sectors.
  • To contribute, from a health standpoint, to determine the damage, alleviate the suffering, and repair the bio-psychosocial trauma caused by practices of social and political repression

Member organisations:

Apoyo a Víctimas Pro-Recuperación Emocional (AVRE) Colombia
Centro de Alternativas en Salud Mental (ATYHA) Paraguay
Centro de Atención Psicosocial (CAPS) Peru
Centro de Prevención, Tratamiento y Rehabilitación de las Víctimas de la Tortura y sus Familiares (CPTRT) Honduras
Centro de Salud Mental y Derechos Humanos (CINTRAS) Chile
Comisión de Derechos Humanos de El Salvador (CDHES)
Equipo Argentino de Trabajo e Investigación Psicosocial (EATIP)
Equipo de Estudios Comunitarios y Acción Psicosocial (ECAP) Guatemala
Fundación para la Rehabilitación Integral de Víctimas de Violencia (PRIVA) Ecuador
Fundación Regional de Asesoría en Derechos Humanos (INREDH) Ecuador
Grupo de Apoyo Mutuo (GAM) Guatemala
Grupo Tortura Nunca Mais. Río de Janeiro (GTNM/RJ) Brasil
Instituto de Terapia e Investigación sobre las Secuelas de la Tortura y la Violencia Estatal (ITEI) Bolivia
Oficina de Derechos Humanos del Arzobispado de Guatemala (ODHAG)
Red de Apoyo por la Justicia y la Paz (REDAPOYO) Venezuela
Servicio de Rehabilitación Social (SERSOC) Uruguay


  • Gaza Declaration 17-7-14

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Pronunciamiento por Gaza-17-7-14


  • Mexico Declaration

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Pronunciamiento por México 05 11 14


  • Profile of the Students

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Perfil de los estudiantes