Are you a journalist, working on a story about torture and violence, refugees with PTSD or other psychological injuries from war, flight and torture? Or are you investigating prison conditions or the documentation of serious human rights violations and accountability? Then our experts can help you.

Our expert list

In DIGNITY, we have created our own expert list addressed to the media. On our list you will find a wide range of our experts: therapists and researchers, doctors, psychologists and lawyers.

Rasmus Grue Christensen

CEO of DIGNITY, Chairman of the Danish Human Rights Council.

Human rights, development and international policies, immigration policy, and matters concerning DIGNITY’s work.

Nikolai Cerisier Roitmann

Head of the Rehabilitation Clinic, Psychologist and specialist in Psychotraumatology

Crisis and trauma treatment, psychosocial rehabilitation of trauma survivors, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and other psychological stress and strain reactions, including grief and adjustment reactions as a consequence of war or displacement.

Jens Modvig

Senior Physician

Medical documentation of torture, prevention of torture, UN anti-torture bodies, including CAT, prison health.

Marie Brasholt

Senior Medical Officer, Member of the UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT).

Torture methods and their consequences, monitoring of conditions for detainees incl. health, SPT and Denmark’s National Preventive Mechanism (NPM).

Therese Rytter

Director of Prevention & Accountability, Vice-President of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT).

Human rights, torture, police, prisons, deprivation of liberty, refugees and migrants, psychiatry, use of force, legal safeguards, prosecution of war criminals, the UN human rights system, CPT. Countries: Romania, Russia, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine.

Elna Søndergaard

Senior Legal Adviser, external teaching assistant at the Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen.

Human rights, international law, the prohibition of torture and inhuman treatment, disciplinary rules in prisons, coercion in psychiatry, documentation of torture, prevention of torture in the Middle East.

Tomas Martin

Senior researcher.

Human rights, prisons, and social science research in the global South (primarily East Africa and Myanmar) focusing on reform processes, personnel, violence, youth, violent extremism, architecture, and technology.

Helena Lund

Clinical psychologist.

Trauma treatment of adults and children, treatment of violent persons and vulnerable adults and children exposed to violence in families and trauma-related violence.

Sadia Khan

Clinical psychologist.

Trauma treatment of young people and adults, treatment and rehabilitation of people with connections to criminal gangs, counselling, investigation, and treatment of young people at risk of radicalisation and foreign fighters.

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