Khiam Rehabilitation Center for Victims of Torture is a non governmental organization. KRC is a member of the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (ICRT), Global Network against Torture-SOS.
Furthermore, KRC is the secretarian of AMAN network (Rehabilitation of victims of violence and torture in the Middle East and North Africa).
KRC was founded in June 1999 as an outcome for the efforts of the follow-up committee for the support of Lebanese detainees. It was called Khiam Center after Khiam detention camp in Southern Lebanon that was closed on May 23, 2000.
In addition, KRC was granted consultative status with ECOSOC (United Nations Economic and Social Council) in July 2010. Objectives Rehabilitation for victims of violence and torture and develop the mechanisms to protect basic human rights, advocacy, and prevention. Defend for equality and justice, and fight against all forms of discrimination and violence against human rights.
Rebuild a society destroyed by a culture of torture and violence, by promoting democracy, co-existence and respect for human rights, and contribute to the global effort of abolishing torture, and discrimination.
Our beneficiaries include victims of torture and their families, children, violence towards women, and victims of war.
Khiam Rehabilitation Center for Victims of Torture Main Address:
Beirut Corniche El Mazraa
Behind Gallery Chour
Zreik Center, 2nd, 3rd, and 5th floor
P.O. Box 14-5843
Tel: 961 01 302631
Mobile: 961 03 379612
Fax: 961 01 701692 http://www.khiamcenter.org
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AMAN Network For rehabilitation and defending Human Rights
Kornish el Mazraa, behind Gallery Chour, Zreik Center, 3rd & 5th floor
P.O.Box 14/5843 Beirut - Lebanon
Phone: +961 1 30 26 31
Fax: +961 1 70 16 92
Mobile: +961 3 37 96 12
E-mail: info AT amannet.net