November 27th, 2015News from HART
- Previous HART intern Natasha Self examines the historical relationship between Timor-Leste and Indonesia in her blog ‘Indonesia and Timor Leste: from Occupation to Cooperation’
- HART Administrator Anna Cox discusses the role that development of essential services and infrastructure can play in helping to stem fighting in South Sudan.
November 25th, 2015
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women | Shan Human Rights Foundation UpdateToday is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. To commemorate, we are sharing this update by the Shan Human Rights Foundation highlighting ongoing impunity of sexual violence in Burma and photos from Shan Women’s Action Network below....
November 21st, 2015News from HART
- HART intern, Joe Whittaker, analyses the recent elections and asks ‘What Next for Burma?’
- Baroness Cox raised HART’s partners’ personal experiences of working with DfID in a debate in the House of Lords on the country’s international development policy.
November 20th, 2015Last night, 19/11/2015, Baroness Cox spoke in the Short Debate on International Development Policy in the House of Lords. Baroness Cox drew upon some of HART’s partners experiences of working with DfID and highlighted that bureaucratic policies can make it difficult for excellent civil society organisations to secure necessary funding....
November 13th, 2015
- HART intern, Rowena Teall, published two blogs this week. The first, ‘Religious minorities in India: fears over growing intolerance’, discusses claims of growing intolerance towards religious minorities in India. The second, ‘Local actors: the future of humanitarian action’, looks at the merits of local partnerships and locally-led development initiatives.
November 13th, 2015
Burma Army troops shoot at farmers in central Shan State on election day, seriously injuring a woman and boy | Shan Human Rights Foundation UpdateOn November 8, 2015, general election day in Burma, government troops shot at a group of farmers returning from harvesting their rice fields in Mong Nawng, central Shan State. A 55-year-old woman and a 15-year-old boy were seriously injured. On that day, about 30 villagers of Wan Hoong Kham, Weng Kao tract, north of Mong Nawng town, had requested permission from the Burma Army base at Weng Kao to go to their fields to harvest their paddy....
November 6th, 2015