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August 6th, 2013

Rats, Bamboo and Famine in Chin State, Burma

It is estimated that in the late 1950s, 15,000 people died from famine in southern Chin State, Burma, due to a natural recurring phenomenon: the Mautam....

July 31st, 2013

Dr Sasa visits UK – Update about HARTs Work in Chin State, Burma

Dr Sasa, the remarkable founder of Health & Hope, recently paid HART a visit. Health & Hope was founded in 2009 and is based upon the simple concept of putting health care and development of remote villages into the hands of their inhabitants....

July 19th, 2013

A Light in the Darkness: fighting ritual prostitution in south India.

Before I came to intern at HART I spent four months working for an Indian NGO based in Kolkata. I had been fascinated by India since I was a child....

July 19th, 2013

Burma: Thein Sein visits UK and promises to release all political prisoners

This week marked a historic visit by Thein Sein, President of Burma, to the UK, the first visit by a Burmese leader in more than 25 years....

July 17th, 2013

HART JOINS WITH 75 OTHER ORGANISATIONS TO TACKLE THE PLIGHT OF THE ROHINGYA

Will the international community take a real stand on Burma’s unacceptable violations of human rights? 800,000 Muslim Rohingya live in Burma....

July 17th, 2013

House of Lords Debate the Sudanese Question: My First Day as a HART Intern

On my first day as an intern at HART I was propelled into the world of government policy with a trip to the House of Lords, and as a recent politics graduate with a longstanding interest in Sudan this was an extremely exciting opportunity.  ...

July 4th, 2013

Afternoon tea at the House of Lords: HART competition winners describe their experience

In April, Anna Carey, Chris Jaffe, Eloise Turner and John Maier became the winners of our 2013 scholarship competition.   Anna and John wrote insightful essays on Burma’s progress towards democracy, whilst Eloise and Chris created thought provoking artwork on the theme Remember Sudan....

July 1st, 2013

NEW TEACHERS AND A BRIGHTER FUTURE FOR EDUCATION IN SOUTH SUDAN

From our partners in South Sudan; the Marol Academy, we learn of exciting new developments regarding the future of its teaching staff… ‘Beneath the shade of a tree, and on precariously arranged branches, small cohorts of eclectically uniformed pupils gather in their little village schools....

June 19th, 2013

An Intern’s eye view: A week of advocacy for Burma’s ethnic nationals.

The plight of Burma’s ethnic nationals was in the spotlight last week with peers discussing the issue twice on Wednesday, and a demonstration for the Global day of Action for Kachin on Friday....

May 2nd, 2013

Swim for Change: Join us crossing the English Channel

In the first week of July this year, I will be undertaking a relay swim across the English Channel with a team of six swimmers in order to raise funds and awareness for HART....
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