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March 4th, 2014

The Rohingya Muslims

This essay was Highly Commended in the HART 2014 Scholarship Competition: Burma is a nation split into seven states and seven divisions....

February 28th, 2014

What should the International Community do to end the Plight of Burma’s Ethnic Nationals?

This is the Runner-Up Essay for the HART 2014 Essay Scholarship “Every thought, every word, and every action that adds to the positive and the wholesome is a contribution to peace....

February 26th, 2014

Human rights violations against people affected by leprosy in India

This is the winning essay in the 2014 HART Essay Scholarship Competition, written by Rebecca Thomas.  A constant within the discourse of stigma that certain diseases attract is the notion of immorality; that disease is a punishment for sin....

February 25th, 2014

‘Burma Unmasked’ – the HART 2014 Scholarship Competition

On the 21st February 2014, HART held its annual Scholarship Prize-Giving Event in the Swiss Church, London. The HART Scholarship competition aims to raise awareness of the oppression suffered by the people with whom HART works and to encourage young people to learn about human rights....

February 3rd, 2014

Is Genocide Occurring in Sudan?

On the 28th January 2014, HART and René Cassin hosted a panel discussion entitled ‘Is Genocide Occurring in Sudan?’ detailing what constitutes ‘-genocide-’ under international law and exploring human rights violations facing South Kordofan and the Blue Nile States....

January 28th, 2014

South Sudan Crisis: Impact on the Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile

Thursday, 23rd January 2014 brought the news that a Cessation of Hostilities agreement had been signed in Addis Ababa....

January 24th, 2014

Timor Leste: Leading the Asia-Pacific to a hunger free future?

Consistently ranked in the top 3 countries for high child malnutrition, but without receiving the extensive media attention we have become so accustomed to in other countries suffering the same problem, Timor Leste has been described as a country ‘suffering in silence’....

December 18th, 2013

Raise money for HART whilst doing your Christmas shopping

Christmas is coming up fast, and we are all beginning to look forward to a wonderful time of celebrating with our families....

November 13th, 2013

“How much longer will the international community allow Khartoum to continue its brutal policies with impunity?”: Baroness Cox in the House of Lords

Last Thursday (07/11/13), as a new HART intern, I attended a debate in House of Lords which focused on the continuing humanitarian crisis in Sudan and South Sudan....

October 8th, 2013

Ethno-religious liberty under attack in Nigeria

Nigeria is a Country where over 800 ethnic groups coexist. However, with the imposition of Sharia, a divide is being created along ethnic and religious grounds....
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