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May 24th, 2019

Annie runs for girls in South Sudan!

On Sunday the 19th May, Annie Crockford ran the Hackney Half Marathon for HART UK. We were overwhelmed with Annie’s success in raising £1,190 for personal hygiene and sanitation kits for women and girls in Hai Masna displacement camp in South Sudan....

March 1st, 2019

Country Briefings – December 2018 to February 2019

Every three months, we publish news-round ups on key issues, humanitarian reports and political conditions which affect HART’s partner organisations. Read about ISIS’ last enclave in Syria, Nigeria’s presidential election, and the release of 119 child soldiers in South Sudan by clicking on the country links below....

February 25th, 2019

HART Visit Report: South Sudan and the Nuba Mountains

A visit report from the latest HART fact-finding trip to South Sudan and the Nuba Mountains in Sudan presents an overview of humanitarian situations, provides first-hand evidence of human rights issues, and includes testimonies from local people, community leaders and political figures. ...

January 17th, 2019

Human Rights Watch 2019 World Report

On Thursday 17th January, Human Rights Watch (HRW) released its 29th annual review of human rights practices in more than 100 countries around the world. The report summarises the key threats to human rights in those countries, reporting on events from late 2017 through to November 2018....

January 7th, 2019

Children in Conflict – 2018 Review

In 2018, humanitarian reports were defined by violations against children. Described by UNICEF as the moral crisis of our age, children in conflict areas were used as human shields, soldiers on frontlines and suicide bombers while atrocities and extreme expressions of violence continued with ‘near-total’ impunity in several countries around the world....

November 27th, 2018

South Sudan on the Edge

The world’s youngest and most fragile state has suffered under legacies of hunger and violence. With a death toll to rival conflicts in Syria or Iraq, the fastest-growing refugee emergency, and political and ethnic divides that continue to tear the nation apart, five years of war in South Sudan have also carried famine and the outbreak of disease....

November 8th, 2018

The Dangers of Being a Girl in a Refugee Camp

Refugee camps are home to some of the most vulnerable portions of global societies – those forced to leave their homes for fear of persecution, war, natural disasters, and other threats to life. Nearly 25.4 million refugees have endured an experience that, fortunately, most of us will not face....

October 25th, 2018

Human Rights Watch Report: Thousands Forced into UN Protection Sites in Wau

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has released a report investigating continued attacks in the Western Region of South Sudan. Despite a ‘Cessation of Hostilities’ agreement between rebel and government factions, tens of thousands of civilians are currently seeking refuge i...

October 3rd, 2018

Country Briefings – June to August 2018

We know it can be hard to keep up with the international news, especially when it comes to the countries where our partners are based. Their situations are usually left out of the mainstream media because governments restricting access to certain areas mean journalists are unable to report, keeping devastating conditions hidden....

July 9th, 2018

Reflecting on the 7th Anniversary of South Sudan’s Independence

Today marks the 7th anniversary of South Sudan’s Independence. Speaking earlier today at a short reflection organised by CAFOD, Baroness Cox highlights the courage and resourcefulness of the people who continue to rebuild their communities after decades of war and conflict....
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