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June 9th, 2015

Update on Mai Adiko Project in Jos, Nigeria

This is an update from Canon Hassan John, coordinator of the Mai Adiko Peace and Reconciliation Project, located in Rayfield in the city of Jos, Nigeria....

June 1st, 2015

The vicious cycle of conflict in northern Nigeria

Andrew Barlow assesses the relationship between the escalating Boko Haram insurgency and Nigeria’s vast inequality....

May 28th, 2015

Report: Nuba Mountains Mission

We received this report from Samuel Totten, a prominent genocide scholar who regularly visits the Nuba Mountains. It is an account of his most recent visit to the Nuba Mountains, between the 12th and 30th April 2015....

May 20th, 2015

Nagorno-Karabakh, My thoughts and experiences

An anonymous writer visited Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh independently in January 2015. Here, he shares his reflections....

May 15th, 2015

Burma’s Persecution of the Rohingya Creates a Refugee Crisis

The Rohingya are a predominantly Muslim ethnic minority group, most of whom live in Rakhine State in Western Burma, on the border with Bangladesh....

May 6th, 2015

Human Rights and Foreign Policy – absent from the 2015 General Election?

As the 2015 general election finally draws to a close and talks are set to begin on forming a new government, one thing which stuck out over the course of the campaign is the conspicuous absence of important foreign policy issues, especially when it comes to matters of human rights and international development....

May 1st, 2015

Analysis: The 2015 Sudanese Presidential and Parliamentary Election Results

No surprises, but it’s important to discuss what’s happened and what happens next, says Ed Cotton. Since Omar al-Bashir came to power in a military coup in 1989, not one credible election has taken place in Sudan....

April 29th, 2015

After the atrocities of the Holocaust, the world swore “Never again”. So why, 70 years on, are genocides still happening? | HART Prize for Human Rights

This essay, by 14 year old Clementine Scott, won Third Prize in the HART Prize for Human Rights Junior Essay Category....

April 23rd, 2015

Karen: A Boy with No Name, A People with No Rights | HART Prize for Human Rights

This essay, by James Bradley, received second prize in the HART Prize for Human Rights Junior Essay Category. Read more entries here. ...
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