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June 5th, 2020

Spotlight on: Shan Women’s Action Network (SWAN)

  Background Shan State in the east of Burma has been the scene of fighting and ethnic violence for decades. Since 1995, campaigns have been waged against the Shan people which have brought violence to the area and displaced hundreds of thousands....

May 29th, 2020

Nagorno Karabakh and the Rise of Armenophobia

  Since the four-day war between Armenia and Azerbaijan in April 2016, the Office of the Nagorno Karabakh Ombudsman has been documenting the unprecedented rise in anti-Armenian rhetoric in Azerbaijan....

May 22nd, 2020

Nagorno Karabakh- The Conflict Between Azerbaijan and Armenia

  At the centre of the dispute over Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh) is ethnicity. Both Armenians and Azeris (Azerbaijanis) consider the region to be historically and culturally theirs....

May 15th, 2020

Soviet Attitudes toward Disability and the Lasting Effect on Nagorno Karabakh

  There is a now famous anecdote which has found its way into the historical canon. It goes like this: in the run up to the first Paralympic games in 1980, a representative of the Soviet Union was asked if the USSR would participate in the games in Great Britain....

May 5th, 2020

Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh) and COVID-19

  In light of the global pandemic, the Government of Armenia initially declared a state of emergency from 16th March to 14th April....

April 30th, 2020

COVID-19 and Sudan

  Amidst the current pandemic, no country is unaffected by the outbreak of COVID-19. Whilst it stretches our empathy to think of others in an already difficult time, it’s important to remember that communities that were already struggling will be hit hardest by this global nightmare, this is the case in Sudan....

April 24th, 2020

Local Testimonies on Education in Sudan from January 2020

  At HART we pride ourselves on working with local partners and using their testimonies to drive our aid and advocacy initiatives....

April 17th, 2020

Sudan: One Year On

A year after the Sudanese revolution, much has changed in the country. Perhaps the most significant impact has been the removal of President Omar al-Bashir by the Sudanese Armed Forces on 11th April 2019, after 5 months of social unrest....

April 15th, 2020

Education in Sudan

In Sudan, approximately 3 million children are presently out of education. Only 76% of primary aged children attend school, dropping to just 28% when they reach secondary school....

April 6th, 2020

Sudan’s Transition to Democracy

  On 17 August 2019, the Transitional Military Council (TMC) and civilian leaders signed a deal as part of a planned 39-month transition to democracy....
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