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September 15th, 2017

News Round Up 15/09/2017

  • Military Torches Homes Near Border – Satellite data from Human Rights Watch shows that at least 62 Rohingya villages have been destroyed. The UN estimates that almost 400,000 refugees have now crossed into Bangladesh in the last month.

September 8th, 2017

News Round Up 08/09/2017

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September 7th, 2017

Is Aung San Suu Kyi Really Responsible for the Rohingya Crisis?

  In the last two weeks, Burma has seen its ethnic tensions in Rakhine state escalate to their highest level yet. A coordinated attack by Rohingya militants against police outposts has triggered a military crackdown dwarfing that of October 2016....

September 6th, 2017

House of Commons Debate, 5th September 2017: Urgent question on violence in Rakhine State

The following transcript has been taken of the urgent question asked in the House of Commons on 5th September about the violence in Rakhine State, Burma. For the televised recording of this debate, please see the Parliament website. This debate can be found at 15:42:57....

September 1st, 2017

News Round Up 01/09/2017

  We have just implemented a new monthly email newsletter! Stay up-to-date with news from our partners and the issues affecting them. Read our first issue here which features our new report about Nagorno-Karabakh and updates from Health and Hope’s Dr Sasa....

August 30th, 2017

Burma Update: Recent Escalation of Violence in Rakhine State

  In the early hours of Friday morning last week, Rohingya militants numbering over 100 staged a coordinated attack on more than 30 Burmese police outposts in the north of Rakhine State. This resulted in the deaths of over 100 people, including 12 members of the security services....

August 29th, 2017

Dr. Sasa Prevents Spread of Swine Flu

  Dr. SaSa – which means ‘higher and higher’ – is our partner in Chin State, Myanmar and the visionary behind Health and Hope. He joined us during our visit to Nagorno-Karabakh in early August 2017 where he was able to discuss the possibility of initiating a model of care for people with disabilities in Burma with Vardan Tadevosyan, the Director of The Lady Cox Rehabilitation Centre....

August 25th, 2017

News Round Up 25/08/2017

  Hart News Round Up – 25th August 2017   Burma: ...

August 18th, 2017

News Round Up 18/08/2017

  Hart News Round Up – 18th August 2017   Saturday 19 August is World Humanitarian Day, a global campaign advocating for aid workers who risk their lives to work in war-torn countries, and innocent civilians whose lives and communities are ripped apart by conflict....

August 11th, 2017

News Round Up 11/08/2017

  HART News Round Up – 11th August 2017 This week, Baroness Caroline Cox and HART are in Nagorno Karabakh to visit the Lady Cox Rehabilitation Center and meet with the Nagorno-Karabakh Foreign Minister and Parliamentary Speaker. We shall be releasing our visit report next week with updates on HART’s aid and advocacy work in the region....
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