April 27th, 2015

Baroness Cox calls for safe havens for persecuted religious minorities

Baroness Cox, Lord Alton and Lord Steel have written a joint letter to The Times, calling for the creation of safe havens for religious minorities. They state that the EU and the US must fast-track asylum applications for beleaguered religious minorities facing deadly persecution. ...

April 23rd, 2015

Armenian Genocide Centenary: Weekly News Round Up Special Edition (24/04/15)

Today, all around the world, people will be joining together to remember the 1.5 million men, women and children who were killed in the Armenian Genocide. This was a systematic, orchestrated massacre – which began when the Turkish Government arrested 250 Armenian intellectuals and cultural leaders in Constantinople, on the 24th April 1915....

April 22nd, 2015

“We just want a rest from war” | Civilian perspectives on the conflict in Sudan’s Southern Kordofan State

A comprehensive and authoritative new report documenting the conflict in South Kordofan State has just been published by the International Refugee Rights Initiative (IRRI) and the National Human Rights Monitoring Organisation. It focuses on the voices and perspec...

April 16th, 2015

Weekly News Round Up (16/04/15)

News from HART – The HART Prize for Human Rights Prize Giving and Exhibition event took place on Tuesday 14th April 2015. Find out who the winners were here, and make sure to check out pictures from the event on our Facebook page, and read some of the entries on our blog – On April 9th, a group of British politicians, including Baroness Cox, sent a letter to the editor of ‘the Times’, denouncing the upcoming elections in Sudan....

April 15th, 2015

Winners of the HART Prize for Human Rights Announced!

In an event last night in London, we announced the winners of this year’s HART Prize for Human Rights. Over the past few months, we have been reaching out to young people across the UK, letting them know about HART’s work, our partners, and the competition itself....

April 12th, 2015

Elections in Sudan | Letter To The Times

On April 9th, a group of British Politicians, including Baroness Cox, sent a letter to the Editor of the Times denouncing the upcoming elections, entitled “The genocidal regime of Omar Al-Bashir must be ostracised”. The full text of the letter is just below; you can also find it online here....

April 10th, 2015

Weekly News Round Up (10/04/15)

News from HART –  HART event: HART Prize for Human Rights Prize Giving event and Exhibition will take place on Tuesday 14th April 2015 at 7pm in Unity Hall, Islington, London. More details here. – In the HART blog this week, Olivia Christian, student at the University of Leiden explores the role of the international community in helping alleviate Sudan’s ongoing struggle with food security....

April 2nd, 2015

Weekly News Round Up (02/04/15)

News from HART – On the 10th anniversary of the UN Security Council’s referral of the Darfur case to the ICC, 78 Sudanese and international humanitarian and human rights organisations, including HART, have written a letter to the UN....

April 1st, 2015

UNSC Urged To End Impunity On 10th Anniversary Of Its Referral of Darfur To The ICC

On the 10th anniversary of the UN Security Council’s referral of the Darfur case to the ICC, 78 Sudanese and international humanitarian and human rights organizations, including HART, have sent a letter to the UN Security Council. The letter states that “we have reache...
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