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January 21st, 2020

Sudan’s Interim Government: Violence Continues

Sudan is one of the most fragile nations in the world with a long history of corrupt government and military. August 2019 saw a new interim government set to bring about democratic representation to the country within the next three years. But how well is this new government settling?...

December 4th, 2019

HIV Prevention and Civil Conflict: the Case of South Sudan

To what extent does the escalation of conflict link with the spread of HIV? Within the context of South Sudan, data seems to suggest that a link can at least be made between difficulty in preventing HIV and the effects of war within local communities. South Sudan has been experiencing civil war since 2013, as forces of the de facto government and opposition forces ignited combat shortly after the country became an independent state in 2011....

December 3rd, 2019

Country Briefings: September – November 2019

In the countries where our partners work, human rights issues, political events and humanitarian crises rarely reach international headlines. Thus, we have put together briefings sourcing the latest humanitarian reports and news from the past three months in Burma, Nigeria, South Sudan, Sudan and Syria....

June 20th, 2019

South Sudan’s Education Crisis

The UN’s latest investigation into South Sudan has revealed an intensifying pattern of violence against civilians. In the two-hundred-page report, victims testified in graphic detail about incidents of abductions, killings and brutal attacks which could constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity, according to Human Rights Watch....

June 4th, 2019

Latest Humanitarian Report on South Sudan: March – May 2019 Briefing

In the countries where our partners work, human rights issues, political events and humanitarian crises rarely reach international headlines. We have put together briefings sourcing the latest humanitarian reports and news from the past three months in Sudan, Nigeria, South Sudan, Burma, Syria and Nagorno-Karabakh, which we will be releasing this week....

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....
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