March 20th, 2018

HART Prize for Human Rights: Winners and Shortlisted Entries

On Monday 19th March we held a prize-giving ceremony for the HART Prize for Human Rights, celebrating all the incredible entries to this year’s competition....

March 2nd, 2018

Spotlight: EU conclusions on the situation in Burma

Welcome to our new series titled Spotlight, which gives our readers a quick news update focusing on developments that affect the countries where HART works....

February 26th, 2018

The Neglected Crisis of Fulani Herdsmen Violence in Nigeria’s Middle Belt Region

Since the founding of the Nigerian republic farmer-herder conflicts have been a pervasive cause of violence and death in the country....

February 19th, 2018

Burma’s Landmines: Lessons from Nagorno-Karabakh

Burma is currently experiencing a mass exodus of refugees and thousands of internally displaced (IDP) caused by decades of armed conflict between the Military junta and ethnic Non-State Armed Groups (NSAG’s)....

February 16th, 2018

Will Boko Haram finally be brought to justice?

It is hard to forget the global social media campaign #BringBackOurGirls that erupted in 2014 following the abduction of 276 school girls by militant Islamist group Boko Haram....

February 4th, 2018

Prayers for Candlemas

40 days after Christmas, Candlemas is the celebration of the Presentation of the Lord and one the most ancient feasts in the church. ...

January 4th, 2018

The UK and Sudan: Trade Relations and Human Rights

  Now that 2017 has drawn to a close, the New Year holds prospects of much needed Human Rights, Political and Economic reform for the people of Sudan....

December 21st, 2017

Christmas: a time of Good News, Joy, Faith and Hope

The birth of baby Jesus symbolizes several themes, but, Good News, Joy, Faith and Hope are the main subjects of reflection and are also relevant tools adaptable to today’s climate....

December 19th, 2017

Female Genital Mutilation on the Rise

A woman shows the razor blade that she uses to cut girls’ genitals in Mombasa, Kenya, June 25, 2015. Ivan Lieman—Barcroft Media
Female genital mutilation (FGM, also referred to as cutting) is a human rights violation of the most devastating kind....

December 14th, 2017

Shan women become victims of trafficking in Thailand

The ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya people has recently been exposed by the media, finally mounting pressure on the international community to confront the unacceptable violent campaign by Burma’s security forces....
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