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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 27th, 2019

HART Prize for Human Rights- Winners Announced

A big congratulations to all those who participated in the 2019 HART Prize for Human Rights!  This year we had a record number of entries from an eclectic number of countries around the world, and this was our toughest competition yet! Regardless of the results, all entrants to the competition should be very proud of their accomplishments....

March 15th, 2019

Syria Crisis Enters Its Ninth Year

On March 15, 2011, war in Syria broke out after unprecedented anti-government demonstrations in Daraa were violently suppressed by the regime, triggering a multi-front armed conflict that has drawn in foreign powers and armed groups. Over the course of eight years, the war has dominated headlines all over the world; we have continuously witnessed disturbing images of destruction, violence, families torn apart and people risking their lives in search of safety....

March 8th, 2019

‘Dozens of churches burned in Sudan’

HART coverage in the Church Times – 8th March 2019. Click here for the link to HART’s official visit report. AT LEAST 32 churches have been burned down in the Nuba Mountains area of Sudan over the past year, opposition leaders have said, with reports that up to 40 more may have been demolished....

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 25th, 2019

HART Prize for Human Rights Internship Reflection

It was an immense privilege to intern for four months at HART. Immediately the office team felt like family this was due to the very intimate size. I was given so much responsibility regarding the HART Prize for Human Rights, enabling me to develop skills and making me feel valu...

February 18th, 2019

Screening Procedures Risk Lives of Syrians Escaping Islamic State

The UN’s World Health Organisation reported that 35 children and newborns have died in the past two months after fleeing Islamic State to al-Hol Camp. Since the 22nd January, 10,000 people have left IS territory and were taken to the camp in Hassakeh Province which now supports 25,000 people....

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....
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