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January 28th, 2019

IPC Analysis Report on the Chronic Food Insecurity Situation in Timor-Leste

A report from the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC), officially published in January 2019, has concluded that only 25 per cent of the population in Timor-Leste are food secure. Approximately 430,000 people (36 per cent) are chronically food insecure across twelve municipalities and the Special Administrative Region of Oecussi and Ambeno (SAROA)....

October 5th, 2018

David’s Photo Diary – Timor-Leste 2018

In August, Baroness Cox and David Thomas (Projects Co-ordinator) travelled into the remote areas of Timor-Leste, the country with the 3rd worst rate of malnutrition (at least 46%) and child stunting in the world. HART has partnered with HIAM Health, an in-country NGO, for 14 years; and we visited this year for a week. ...

March 23rd, 2018

Spotlight: A Groundbreaking Maritime Border Deal, What Does it all Mean for Timor-Leste?

Welcome to our new series titled Spotlight, which gives our readers a quick news update focusing on developments that affect the countries where HART works. This week, we’re taking a look at the Treaty signed between Australia and Timor-Leste concerning their maritime boundaries. ...

March 22nd, 2018

HART Prize for Human Rights 2018| Dark Past, Golden Future

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.  
Catarina with guest creative judge Agnieszka Kolek
Catarina Felix Machado, 25, won 2nd place in our HART Prize for Human Rights Senior Creative Category 2018 with her art titled: Dark Past, Golden Future  This artwork portrays the country of Timor-Leste....

February 9th, 2018

HART Weekly Review 09/02/2018

This week’s HART Weekly Review features Baroness Cox’s written question to the UK Government regarding Sudan, blogs and a summary of the top stories from the countries where we work.   Written Question to HM Government regarding Sudan: Baroness Cox asked about the recent arrests of civilians engaging in peaceful demonstrations....

February 2nd, 2018

HART Weekly Review 02/02/2018

This week’s HART Weekly Review features our Press Release and Report from HART’s recent visit to Sudan, and a summary of the top stories from the countries where we work.   Press Release “There was nobody to help us”: During HART’s recent visit to Sudan we heard reports of Khartoum’s continued offensive against the villagers of Blue Nile, causing further displacement and severe food insecurity....

January 12th, 2018

HART Weekly Review 12/01/2018

This week’s HART Weekly Review features a letter signed by Baroness Cox to the Government, blogs and a summary of the top stories from the countries where we work. Letter to the UK Government to redouble efforts in South Sudan: Baroness Cox co-signed a letter to the UK Government to increase peacebuilding efforts in South Sudan. ...

November 13th, 2017

Hart Weekly Review 13/11/2017

Questions in the House of Lords Baroness Cox recently questioned the government about its work to tackle terrorism and the use of sexual violence.  
Baroness Caroline Cox speaking in parliament.
Baroness Cox To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the recommendation of the Henry Jackson Society’s report Trafficking Terror that an International Legal Task Force should be established to gather evidence on sexual violence as a tactic of terrorism....

October 6th, 2017

HART Weekly Round Up (06/10/2017)

This week’s HART Weekly Round Up includes blogs, responses from the government to Baroness Cox’s written questions, and a summary of the top stories from the countries where we work. Blogs: ...

September 29th, 2017

News Round Up 29/09/17

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