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April 12th, 2019

Women in the Sudanese Uprising

“Women aren’t just a part of the movement, they are leading it” – Alaa Salah Yesterday was a historic day for the people of Sudan. After a three-decade long dictatorship, Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir, was pushed out of power, forced to step down, and was placed on house arrest by the Sudanese military....

April 11th, 2019

Hope for the Future of Sudan: The Removal of Omar-Al Bashir

Omar al-Bashir’s legacy – defined by oppression, war and genocide – has been brought to an end by the military that served under his rule for more than thirty years; Reuters has reported that the President of Sudan was forced to step down on April 10 after members of security and armed forces rebelled against his government....

April 11th, 2019

Press Release – Baroness Cox’s Letter to The People of Sudan

Dear Sudanese friends and friends of Sudan, Congratulations! We are delighted to hear that President al-Bashir has been forced to step down. We realise that the Sudanese people have paid a high price and made many sacrifices for this change of regime. ...

April 8th, 2019

Sudan expert, Eric Reeves discusses the latest Sudan protests

On Sunday 7th April, during the 2nd night of a sit-in protest calling for the fall of President al-Bashir, some members of the Sudanese military began to protect civilians from security forces firing tear-gas and live ammunition at unarmed protestors....

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. ...

February 7th, 2019

MPs Pressure UK Government to Act on Sudan Protests

MPs are calling for the UK Government to protect Sudanese protesters, calling the killings ‘troublingly reminiscent’ of atrocities committed by the regime in Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan. The Guardian reports: We are writing to raise serious concerns following violent attacks on peaceful protesters by the Government of Sudan....

January 21st, 2019

Sudan Uprising: Latest

Sudanese protesters, activists and opposition groups are showing resilience as security forces continue to brutally repress demonstrations. The civil rights revolution has now been likened to the Arab Spring uprisings of 2011, with 300 protests reportedly registered in cities and towns across Sudan since the 19th December 2018....

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 15th, 2019

Baroness Cox Talks Human Rights Violations Against Protesters in Sudan

On the 15th of January, Baroness Cox (crossbench) talks in the House of Lords and asks the UK Government which specific requirements it is making to the Government of Sudan’s perpetration of human rights violations against peaceful protesters....
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