February 13th, 2020
Baroness Cox is the face of HART’s advocacy for the individuals and communities we help. In 2019, through written and verbal questions in the House of Lords, Baroness Cox advocated for Nigeria, Sudan and Syria 52 times, with topics ranging from human rights to sanctions....
January 27th, 2020
WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES ATTACHED
On Wednesday 22 January, just after 7am, nomadic Misseriya herders attacked the Dinka village of Kolom in the disputed Abyei region on the Sudan-South Sudan border.
The herders arrived on tuk-tuks and motorbikes, armed with assault rifles and two RPG-7s....
January 21st, 2020
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 3rd, 2019
For years the female population of Sudan have been battling for equal rights, both in the public and private spheres of life. Thankfully, last week the Sudanese government made the decision to repeal the public order laws, moving the fight for women’s rights in the correct direction....
December 3rd, 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....
October 4th, 2019
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the South Kordofan and Blue Nile Coordination Unit’s Humanitarian Update, August 2019.
Answer (Baroness Sugg):
The UK regularly receives information on the economic and livelihood conditions of people in Sudan from multiple sources....
September 10th, 2019
After writing to the Common Foreign Affairs Committee for their inquiry on ‘Beyond Aid: The UK’s Strategic Engagement in Africa’, it has been confirmed that Baroness Cox’s submission on UK-Sudan relations has been received.
Click the PDF link below to read the full statement:...
July 15th, 2019
Recent events in Sudan
- African Union issues third warning giving the junta two-months to hand over power to civilians or risk suspension.
- A shooting outside military headquarters in Central Khartoum leaves six people dead
- Sudanese prosecutors claim that al-Bashir has been charged with involvement in killing and incitement to kill protestors during the popular uprising.
July 12th, 2019
On Thursday 11th July, Baroness Cox spoke in the House of Lords on accounts of religious persecution that she has witnessed first hand in Sudan, Nigeria and Pakistan.
Watch the video on youtube here
and read the full transcript below:
Debate: Religious Persecution
11 July 2019
Baroness Cox’s speech:
My Lords, I congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Elton, on initiating this timely debate and on his comprehensive opening speech....
June 14th, 2019
Sudan’s fight for freedom has entered a new stage following a brutal crackdown on protesters which has left more than 120 people dead. With human rights groups placing the death toll much higher, the testimony of survivors describe how bodies of victims were thrown into the Nile to hide the true scale of the massacre....