July 24th, 2017

‘The Urgent Need for Appropriate “Safe Zones” in Iraq’ – Baroness Caroline Cox and Ewelina U. Ochab

Baroness Caroline Cox and Ewelina U. Ochab argue for the importance of creating adequate “safe zones” in Iraq to protect returning civilians. The original article published by Providence can be found here. – For over two years, many areas of the Nineveh Plains in Iraq were subjected to Daesh (Islamic State, or ISIS) destruction, after it established the self-proclaimed caliphate....

July 21st, 2017

News Round up 21/07/17

Hart News This week we released our latest Impact Report, highlighting the local partners and projects we work with in areas where many aid agencies won’t go. To see how your support is facilitating humanitarian relief and promoting human rights for people who suffer from conflict and persecution, please read our report here....

July 19th, 2017

House of Lords Debate, 18th July 2017: Oral question on the recent developments in the Northern and Central Belt States in Nigeria

Baroness Cox To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of recent developments in the Northern and Central Belt States in Nigeria. Baroness Goldie (Con) My Lords, we are deeply concerned by recurrent clashes involving pastoralists such as herdsmen and local farmers over land, farming rights, grazing routes and access to water....

July 14th, 2017

News Round up 14/07/17

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  • Come and join us on the evening of the 19th in London for our Thank You Evening for our supporters, volunteers and ambassadors! Baroness Cox will be giving an update on our partners and there will be plenty of opportunity to talk to Caroline and other HART staff and supporters.
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July 14th, 2017

House of Lords Debate, 13th July 2017: Human Rights Violations on the Korean Peninsula

In the debate, Baroness Cox addressed the House with the following statement: My Lords, I too congratulate very warmly my noble friend Lord Alton on his tireless work on North Korea, on securing this debate and on his characteristically comprehensive opening speech....

July 13th, 2017

House of Lords Debate, 11th May 2017: Question on the persecution of the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

Baroness Berridge To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of (1) the ongoing persecution of the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, and (2) the consequent impact on Bangladesh. Baroness Goldie (Con) My Lords, we remain concerned by the systematic discrimination against the Muslim Rohingya community in Rakhine state....

July 13th, 2017

Ethnic and Religious Tensions in Nigeria: An Update from Canon Hassan John

Nigeria is a nation suffering from many woes. Boko Haram, Fulani Herdsman in clashes with Christian farmers, famine-like conditions in the North East, drought and a refugee crisis quickly add up to make Nigeria a very troubles country. The following article is a summary of a recent update from HART’s partner in Nigeria, Canon Hassan John....

July 11th, 2017

House of Lords Debate 4th July 2017: Middle East (IRC Report) – Motion to Take Note

On the 4th July, the House of Lords debated actions in Syria, with Lord Howell of Guildford asking the ‘House [to take] note of the Report from the International Relations Committee The Middle East: Time for a New Realism‘. In the debate, Baroness Cox addressed the House with the following statement: My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Howell, for introducing this debate, highlighting many issues of profound importance in a violent and fragile region in which countries innocent civilians are suffering....

July 10th, 2017

The Next Generation of Human Rights Advocates: Palmers Green High School

The HART Prize for Human Rights 2017 was a great success. With nearly 200 entrants, from ages 13-25, we were inundated with some incredible work. Entries included everything from poems, dances, songs, presentations and of course essays, and the standard was extremely high across the board....

July 7th, 2017

News Round up 07/07/17

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  • Come and join us on the evening of the 19th in London for our Thank You Evening for our supporters, volunteers and ambassadors! Baroness Cox will be giving an update on our partners and there will be plenty of opportunity to talk to Caroline and other HART staff and supporters.
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