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January 21st, 2019

Sudan Uprising Latest

Sudanese protesters, activists and opposition groups are showing resilience as security forces continue to brutally repress demonstrations. The civil rights revolution has now been likened to the Arab Spring uprisings of 2011, with 300 protests reportedly registered in cities and towns across Sudan since the 19th December 2018....

January 18th, 2019

Visiting The Lady Cox Rehabilitation Centre

HART friend and supporter, Ivan Corea joined some of the HART team on their most recent visit to Nagorno-Karabakh in September 2018. As a former autism awareness campaigner, Ivan has recently written about the visit on his website. The full article  “Caroline Cox, a Baroness in the House of Lords, in the British Parliament, is one of the kindest, most caring and compassionate women I have ever met....

January 18th, 2019

The Washington Times stands up for Nigeria’s persecuted Christians

  Tamara Winter, the operations lead at the Centre for Innovative Governance Research has written an article for The Washington Times about the worsening situation for persecuted Christians in Nigeria’s Middle-Belt region. The article Using findings from HART’s recent visit to the Middle-Belt in November 2018, the article urges Washington and the international community to designate Nigeria as a Country of Particular Concern....

January 17th, 2019

Human Rights Watch 2019 World Report

On Thursday 17th January, Human Rights Watch (HRW) released its 29th annual review of human rights practices in more than 100 countries around the world. The report summarises the key threats to human rights in those countries, reporting on events from late 2017 through to November 2018....

January 15th, 2019

Baroness Cox Talks Human Rights Violations Against Protesters in Sudan

On the 15th of January, Baroness Cox (crossbench) talks in the House of Lords and asks the UK Government which specific requirements it is making to the Government of Sudan’s perpetration of human rights violations against peaceful protesters....

January 7th, 2019

Anti-Government Protests in Sudan, ‘A Tsunami Against All Odds’

On Sunday 6th January, thousands of people attended an anti-government protest in Khartoum, following three weeks of demonstrations against President Al-Bashir’s 29-year autocratic rule. As protests continue to erupt across Sudan, marked by demands for peace, equal citizenship and affordable food prices, tear gas and live bullets are being used against unarmed civilians and activists....

December 18th, 2018

Messages from Loi Tai Leng

Having escaped ethnic conflict and human rights abuses under the Burmese Army, thousands of Shan people are seeking refuge at Loi Tai Leng, one of six displacement camps along the Burma-Thai border. The following messages have been sent from students at our partner organisation, Loi Tai Leng School....

December 17th, 2018

HART’s Syria Local Partner EPDC Update

Local Context Following the withdrawal of armed groups from Maaloula, the town was left with severe structural damage. The damage to private and public buildings – shops, houses, and land – impeded the local population returning to rebuild their livelihoods, with less than half the original population able to move back into their homes....

December 17th, 2018

HART Prize entries displayed in the Walker Art Gallery

To help celebrate Human Rights Day the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool is displaying four HART Prize for Human Rights junior creative entries, in the Make Space engagement area on the first floor landing, until (and including) Friday 21stDecember.  We are delighted and incredibly proud of the students from St Swithun’s and Palmers Green High School whose work was chosen....

December 11th, 2018

World Kachin Congress Condemns Sentencing of Civil Society Leaders in Burma

Three civil society leaders have been sentenced to 6 months in prison with a fine of 500,000 Kyat each for ‘defamation’ of the Burma army under Article 500 of the Panel Law. The World Kachin Congress (WKC) has condemned the charges, claiming Ms Nang Pu, Mr Lum...
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