General Resources

Istanbul Protocol: Manual on the Effective Investigation and Documentation of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhumane or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

From the United Nations

Toolkit for Asylum and Detention

from Physicians for Human Rights  

Country of Origin Information (COI) Experts

from the Fahamu Refugee Legal AID Programme 


EthnoMed contains information about cultural beliefs, medical issues and related topics pertinent to the health care of immigrants, many of whom are refugees fleeing war-torn parts of the world. 

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