September 30th, 2016News from HART:
- We have an interesting new blog post on women in Burma’s role in the peace process from our Research and Campaigns intern Rory Morgan, click here to read more.
September 26th, 2016Recently, HART partnered with several organizations to put together a letter to Theresa May raising concerns over the Khartoum Process and on tackling migration. This is to support UK based Sudanese diaspora groups and to bring to notice the human rights abuses Sudanese people suffer on a regular basis: The Right Honourable Theresa May MP
10 Downing Street
London SW1A 2AA 20th September 2016 Dear Prime Minister Re: The Khartoum Process (EU-Horn of Africa Migration Route Initiative) We write as representatives of the Sudanese diaspora in Britain, from community groups and NGOs across the country....
September 26th, 2016
Statement on KWAT’s 17th anniversary denouncing escalating Burma Army offensives to seize control of Kachin State’s natural resourcesHART is publishing this statement from our local Burmese partner KWAT to fully express our support in their struggles against the Burma Army’s continued offensives and abuses: “On this occasion of the 17th anniversary of KWAT’s founding on September 9, 1999, we wish to express our grave concern at the escalating conflict in our Kachin homelands due to spreading Burma Army offensives....
September 23rd, 2016News from HART:
September 16th, 2016News from HART:
- We’ve had a busy week in our new offices and an exciting visit from our Burmese local partner Dr Sasa! Sasa gave a wonderful talk in the House of Lords that you can read about by clicking here.
- The international community has been surprised this week as the US has ended its economic sanctions against Burma.
September 9th, 2016Burma
- The Tatmadaw released 55 children and young people as a result of coordinated efforts with the United Nations to implement the 2012 Joint Action Plan to end and prevent the use and recruitment of children by the army, the UN Body said in a statement.
September 2nd, 2016News from HART:
- We’ve moved offices! Check out our new contact details.
- Peace talks have got off to a shaky start this week at the 21st Century Panglong Peace Conference in Burma. The conference is bringing together representatives from the many armed ethnic groups opposing the government.