February 27th, 2015

Weekly News Round Up (27/02/2015)

News from HART – Our Blog Series for Women’s Day begins this Saturday, where Anna Cox will examine women’s role in civil societies in Burma! – Anna Cox reports from her visit to the House of Lords on Wednesday, where a crucial amendment in the Modern Slavery Bi...

February 26th, 2015

Success for campaigners for Domestic Workers in the Modern Slavery Bill Report Stage of the House of Lords

It was a successful day for many who had campaigned for the overturning of the 2012 amendment to the overseas domestic workers visa. As you may have seen, Kalayaan and Liberty set up a petition advocating for the change from a visa in which domestic workers are tied to that of the...

February 20th, 2015

Weekly News Round Up (20/02/15)

News from HART – HART has released a new briefing on the political and humanitarian situation in Nigeria over the last two months. Read it here. – In a new blog post this week, Ivaylo Hristev discusses the postponed elections in Nigeria and the implications this h...

February 19th, 2015

New Report: Eastern Burma Health Recovery Decades Away

Press Release by the Health Information System Working Group
A new report, based on the first large-scale health survey in eastern Burma since recent ceasefires, shows some improved health indicators, linked to programming of local ethnic health providers, but highligh
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February 18th, 2015

HART Nigeria Briefing: December/January 2014/15

2014 was one of the bloodiest years in Nigeria since Boko Haram’s insurgency campaign of bombings, abductions and assassinations began 6 years ago. It is unlikely 2015 will be any different; in fact it may already be bloodier than last year. The government of incumbent Goo...

February 13th, 2015

Weekly News Round Up (13/02/15)

News from HART – This week, Anna Cox examines the potential achievements of the Modern Slavery Bill and the ramifications it has for the ongoing fight against global slavery. Read the full article here. – Additionally this week, Jack Lindsay looks at different...

February 6th, 2015

Weekly News Round Up (06/02/15)

News from HART:
  • On Friday, HART published a visit report detailing the deteriorating humanitarian and security situation in Sudan and South Sudan.
  Burma
  • 2,000 people have been forced to flee their homes leaving villages empty and schools closed due to fighting and t
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February 6th, 2015

Sudan And South Sudan – New HART Visit Report Released

A new report from the Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust (HART) attests to a deteriorating humanitarian and security situation, with civilians continuing to bear the brunt of brutal conflict in both countries.  The report is based on a recent visit to Sudan and South S...

February 5th, 2015

Statement By Baroness Cox And HART About Sudanese Officials Attending The US National Prayer Breakfast

We are shocked to learn that Sudanese Foreign Minister Ali Ahmed Karti has been invited to attend this morning’s National Prayer Breakfast (5th February), which is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide. The event will bring together guests from 5...
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