News Round Up 28/07/2017

28 July 2017

HART News Round Up – 28th July 2017

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This week we released our Summer 2017 HARTbeat Newsletter. To see the latest news and updates from our partners and the areas where we work, click here.


A man wearing a mask to protect him against H1N1 influenza rides a bike in Yangon (Thet Htun Naing / The Irrawaddy)


A man walks through the ruins of his house in the village of Talish during last April’s war (AFP Photo by Karen Minasyan)


Photo released on Sunday 23 July of Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari (back centre), more than 2 months after he left to receive medical treatment in London (Nigeria State House via AP)

South Sudan

Former South Sudanese child soldiers await a distribution of goats as part of a programme to support children formerly associated with armed groups (Guardian)


  • Darfur prisoners of war are tortured in Sudanese jails: The Sudan Liberation Movement – Minn Minnawi (SLM-MM) and the SLM-Transitional Council (SLM-TC) called on the international community to press the government to stop torture on rebels recently detained in the Sudanese jails.
Rebels from the Sudan Liberation Army led by Minni Minnawi (Photo: Reuters)

Timor Leste

People queue up to vote during the East Timor presidential election in Dili (Associated Press)


Uganda continues to open its border to refugees from the war-torn neighbouring South Sudan (Oxfam)
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