November 28th, 2014

Weekly News Round Up (28/11/14)

News from HART:
  • We will hold a reception for our partner in Nagorno-Karabakh and Director of the Lady Cox Rehabilitation Centre on December 9th at Fielden House. Click here fo
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November 21st, 2014

Weekly News Round Up (21/11/14)

  Burma
  • Chris Lewa, director of the Arakan Project, told reporters that most of the 15,000 Rohingyas who have left Burma in the past month have not yet reached their destinations, raising fears that their boats have not been allowed from reaching shore.
  • The Kachin Indep
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November 18th, 2014

Baroness Cox contributes to the House of Lords Second Reading of the Modern Slavery Bill

Yesterday (17th November 2014), members of the House of Lords participated in the Second Reading of the Modern Slavery Bill. Baroness Cox’s speech focused on three key areas of the Bill that require amendments in order for it more completely confront slavery in its many forms....

November 14th, 2014

Weekly News Round Up (14/11/14)

  Burma
  • According to a statement released last Friday by Fortify Rights, a Bangkok-based group, Burma’s state security force are working directly with transnational crime syndicates in the trafficking of Rohingya Muslims. According to the group, authorities ha
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November 14th, 2014

HART Nigeria Briefing: October/November 2014

This year has been the bloodiest year since the beginning of Boko Haram’s insurgency. In terms of victims, it has been almost as deadly as the previous five years of the group’s violent insurgency together. Indeed, as the group tightens its grip over swathes of ter...

November 11th, 2014

Sudan: Authenticity of leaked meeting minutes

Earlier this month a set of documents emerged, apparently leaked from a high level source in Sudan. The documents carry a clear indication of the Government of Sudan’s intentions towards the people of South Kordofan. The full text of the documents can be found here. The doc...

November 7th, 2014

Weekly News Round Up (7/11/14)

News from HART:
  • 6th November, HART issued a press release on Nigeria: ‘Recent attacks in northern states pose “a serious threat to the nation of Nigeria”, according to Baroness Cox’
  • On the HART blog: a new blog post by HART intern Edwin O’Connell an
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November 6th, 2014

Recent attacks in northern states pose “a serious threat to the nation of Nigeria”, according to Baroness Cox

For Immediate Release (London, November 6, 2014) – Following Boko Haram’s dismissal of a ceasefire with the Federal Government last week, there has been a surge in violent attacks in northern Nigeria. The escalation in violence over the course of 2014 – which has been the deadliest year since the start of the group’s insurgency – looks set to continue....

November 5th, 2014

HART Nagorno-Karabakh Briefing: August-October 2014

Nagorno-Karabakh, an Armenian-majority, de facto independent, enclave in the south Caucasus, has long been subject of dispute between Armenia and Azerbaijan, leading to a deadly war in the early 1990s, including the attempted ethnic cleansing of the Armenian populatio...

November 5th, 2014

Petition to members of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development– immediate embargo on arms supplies to South Sudan

More than 50 South Sudanese and international human rights and humanitarian organisations, including HART, have called on members of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) to immediately impose an arms embargo on South Sudan. The group is also press...
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