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May 18th, 2018

Humanitarian Update from SKBN Coordination Unit

The text below is a summary of the report by the South Kordofan and Blue Nile Coordination Unit, which can be downloaded below. HART’s recent appeal for the 9000 displaced in Wadaka is recognised by the SKBN CU for  emergency food distribution to almost 6 villages....

May 17th, 2018

Baroness Cox receives answers to her written questions on Sudan

Baroness Cox (crossbench) posed questions to the UK Government about foreign relations and freedom of religion in Sudan, as well as immigration from the Horn of Africa. Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Conservative) and Baroness Williams of Trafford (Conservative) responded. ...

April 30th, 2018

Food Aid Feeds Thousands in Blue Nile

Emergency food aid funded by Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust (HART) has been successfully delivered to 9,000 displaced people facing starvation in Blue Nile State, Sudan. HART visited the area in January 2018, and issued an urgent appeal for £50,000 for sorghum (the common grain) and cooking oil for families forced to flee from violent conflict....

April 16th, 2018

Sudan’s Political Detainees Finally Released – Should We Be Celebrating?

Background: Why were arrests made?
The Government of Sudan (GoS) introduced austerity measures earlier this year that cut subsidies and stopped the import of wheat. Soon, sporadic waves of peaceful demonstrations erupted that were labelled the ‘Bread protests’....

March 22nd, 2018

HART Prize for Human Rights 2018| Wake up

With the most number of entries we’ve ever received, the competition was even harder with such exceptional submissions that demonstrated inspiring passion for Human Rights advocacy. Jude Sheridan, 19, won joint 1st place in our HART Prize for Human Rights Senior Creative Category 2018 with her spoken word piece titled: Wake up My creative entry is a piece of spoke word poetry that focuses on the human rights crisis in Sudan, one of the countries in which HART works....

March 22nd, 2018

HART Prize for Human Rights 2018| Pajok

With the most number of entries we’ve ever received, the competition was even harder with such exceptional submissions that demonstrated inspiring passion for Human Rights advocacy. Ruksar Hussain, 18, won 1st place in our HART Prize for Human Rights Junior Creative Category 2018 with her short story titled: Pajok  Ever since the white man had come and talked about – what did he call it?...

March 20th, 2018

HART Prize for Human Rights 2018| ‘Human rights can sometimes be dismissed as a Western concept’

With the most number of entries we’ve ever received, the competition was even harder with such exceptional submissions that demonstrated inspiring passion for Human Rights advocacy. Jing Min Tan, 19, won 3rd place in our HART Prize for Human Rights Senior Essay Category 2018 with her essay titled: Human rights can sometimes be dismissed as a Western concept....

March 9th, 2018

Baroness Cox receives answers to her written questions regarding Syria and Sudan

Baroness Cox (Crossbench) asked HM Government 4 questions regarding Syria and efforts to defeat Daesh (‘Islamic State’), as well as recent reports concerning the treatment of political detainees in Sudan. Answers have come from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Conservative Minister of State)....

March 7th, 2018

SPLM-N (al-Hilu) write a letter to Baroness Cox

Following HART’s recent visit to the Blue Nile, Sudan in January 2018, the SPLM-N (al-Hilu) have written a letter of appreciation to Baroness Cox to show their gratitude for her continued advocacy of the region and its people. The Letter of Appreciation notes HART’s recent visit and thanks Baroness Cox for her continued support of the Blue Nile communities in Sudan....

February 19th, 2018

Humanitarian News Update from SKBN Coordination Unit

The South Kordofan and Blue Nile Coordination Unit has issued their latest humanitarian update detailing the troubling situation in the Two Areas, which HART recently visited. The report confirms reports we heard of locals suffering from food insecurity and a lack of medical supplies caused by an ongoing conflict between the Government of Sudan and the SPLM-N....
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