October 30th, 2015

Weekly News Round-Up (30/10/15)

News From HART

  • Thank you all who attended the HART Volunteers’ Reception. It was a pleasure for us to meet so many dedicated and interested individuals!
  • Clear your diary for the evening of December the 9th and share the christmas spirit with us at HART’s fabolous Carol Concert.
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October 23rd, 2015

Weekly News Round-Up (23/10/15)

News From HART

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October 23rd, 2015

Baroness Cox addresses violations of religious freedom in Nigeria and Azerbaijan in the House of Lords

Yesterday (22/10/2015), Baroness Cox spoke in a short debate in the House of Lords concerning Article 18 of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights – ‘Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or in community with others and in public or private, to manifest his religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship and observance.’ Violations of freedom of religion are prolific in many of the countries in which HART works....

October 19th, 2015

HART Summer Newsletter

HART’s Summer Newsletter came through supporters doors on Friday 9th September. Catch it online here too! This newsletter features:
  • Patient stories from Shan Women’s Action Network (SWAN). Shan refugees are not officially recognised by the Thai Government and so it is very difficult for them to access services, including healthcare.
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October 16th, 2015

Weekly News Round-Up (16/10/15)

News From HART

Baroness Cox: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they plan to make to the government of Sudan following the findings by the Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor that Sudanese armed forces used air-dropped cluster bombs in Darfur and South Kordofan’s Nuba Mountains in the first half of 2015.
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October 15th, 2015

If Naypyidaw wants peace, it must stop its military advances into Shan ceasefire territories | Statement by Shan Community Based Organizations |October 15, 2015

Shan Community Based Organisations (CBOs) are gravely concerned at the current offensive by Naypyidaw troops against Shan ceasefire territories in four townships of central Shan State, which has displaced over 1,500 villagers so far.
On October 6, 2015, the Burma Army launched a large-scale offensive on territories of the Shan State Progress Party/Shan State Army (SSPP/SSA) in Mong Su and Mong Nawng townships....

October 9th, 2015

Weekly News Round-Up (09/10/15)

News From HART

Today we are celebrating our wonderful partner in Uganda! In the coming year, HART’s partner in Patongo, PAORINHER, will continue to:
  • Fight against the spread of HIV and improve access to treatment and support.
  • Work to remove the stigma of those living with the disease and promote reintegration of previously ostracised families.
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October 2nd, 2015

Weekly News Round-Up (02/10/15)

News From HART

  • For the International Day of the Girl Child, HART intern Rowena highlight HART’s work to empower and protect young women. Read it here!

Burma

  • Asia Justice and Rights released a report on how the conflict in Kachin and Karen states affect local women.
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October 1st, 2015

RIGHTS GROUPS ASK JUSTICE DEPARTMENT TO URGENTLY AID SUDANESE HARMED BY BNP PARIBAS’ ILLEGAL SUPPORT OF THE GOVERNMENT OF SUDAN

110 signatories, including HART, support proposal to U.S. Justice Department for Sudan Community Compensation WASHINGTON, DC – October 1, 2015 – Today, amidst news of huge shortfalls in funding for critical humanitarian needs—such as food, water, and acute healthcare for millions of Sudanese refugees and internally displaced people—Sudanese diaspora leaders, human rights organizations, genocide scholars, and Sudan advocates from 33 states and 10 countries are asking the U....
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