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June 17th, 2016

News Round-Up 17/06/16

Burma Credits: JPaing, The Irrawaddy. A military consultant writing for HIS Jane’s has highlighted the use of unmanned aerial drones by the Burma Army. The Chinese made drones have the capability of delivering surgical airstrikes, as well as undertaking surveillance roles....

June 10th, 2016

News Round-Up 10/06/16

News from HART
  • Last week, HART attended the demonstration outside the Sudanese Embassy in London against 5 years of bombing in South Kordofan and Blue Nile in Sudan. We conducted numerous interviews on the ground, here’s what our interviewees had to say.

May 27th, 2016

News Round-Up 27/05/16

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May 20th, 2016

News Round-Up 20/05/16

News from HART See our latest blog on Burma, accompanied with an infographic. Burma ...

May 18th, 2016

Transcending Gender, Caste and Creed: The Devadasi System and the March towards a Tagorean Future | HART Prize for Human Rights

This essay, by Srinidhi Akkur, received 3rd prize in the 2016 HART Prize for Human Rights, Senior Essay Category.    “Civilization must be judged and prized, not by the amount of power it has developed, but by how much it has evolved and given expression to, by its laws and institutions, the love of humanity” (Tagore, 1913)....

May 6th, 2016

News Round up 06/05/16

News from HART :   This week we welcome our new intern, Joshua Colebourne. Josh will be our country lead for Burma, Nagorno-Karabakh and Uganda. He will also be working on campaigns and research.       Burma ...

May 6th, 2016

Excluding The Right To Life, What Do You Believe Is The Most Important Human Right? | HART Prize for Human Rights

  This essay, by Selvan Senthilkumaran, received 3rd prize in the 2016 HART Prize for Human Rights, Junior Essay Category.   “Education is not preparation for life, education is life itself.”- John Dewey. It could be argued that our right to education is the most important human right as it gives us our humanity and spiritual freedom....

May 4th, 2016

HART Prize for Human Rights: the Junior Creative category’s winning entries of 2016!

  1st Prize Winner – ‘i write of things i do not know’ by Opefoluwa Sarah Adegbite “My poem is about the continual political, social and economic difficulties in Nigeria at the moment. I am a Nigerian, but born in the UK, and having only been there once, my poem is correct in saying ‘I write of things I do not know.’ Poverty amidst wealth is seen in the second part of the poem, where people of different wealth and culture are interwoven in ordinary ways....

May 4th, 2016

HART Prize for Human Rights: Here are the winners’ entries for the Senior Creative category!

1st Prize Winner – ‘Freedom Matters’, a documentary by Pankhuri Agarwal & The Storygraphers‘Freedom Matters’ is an attempt to answer the problem of human trafficking and slavery in India. It features Nobel Peace Laureate 2014 Dr Kailash Satyarthi, besides other eminent activists and researchers in the field....

April 29th, 2016

News Round up 29/04/16

  • According to The Irrawaddy, Karen freedom fighters from the Democratic Karen Benevolent Army (DKBA) have joined forces with the Arakan Army (AA) to fight against the Burma Army.
  • It is rumoured that a new bill which aims to revive Burma’s 1975 State Protection Law might be submitted to Parliament.
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