April 28th, 2017HART news
- We’re looking for a part time summer Finance and Admin Intern to join our HART team this summer. For more information and to apply please visit our internship page here
- Despite ongoing atrocities and conflict in Burma, a delegation led by Burma military chief Senior-General Min aung Hlaing arrived in Austria on Sunday to meet with the Chief of Defence of Austrian Armed Forces as part of a European Goodwill visit
April 21st, 2017HART news
- We’re looking for a part time summer Finance and Admin Intern to join our HART team this summer. For more information and to apply please visit our internship page http://bit.ly/2pm3zpp
- Burma General, Min Aung Hlaing, has escaped international scrutiny and accountability for international crimes
- 285 people killed and 1,073 others injured across Burma during a four-day water festival
- Armed ethnic groups collectively called upon the government to accord all ethnic organisations with equal and dignified status at the second 21st Century Panglong Conference held in Chiangmai, Thailand
- Approximately 300 political prisoners kept in prison in Burma, according to report by Assistant Association for Political Prisoners
- Nigerian army has freed over 1,600 persons from Boko Haram hideouts in the northeast region, killing at least 21 militants in the operation
- The world must aid famine-threatened Nigeria to avoid ‘mass exodus’
- Food aid will be cut for more than a million hungry Nigerians affected by Boko Haram’s insurgency if promised funding from the international community does not arrive
- War-torn South Sudan’s hospitals are facing critical shortages
- Three hundred UK troops and millions of pounds in foreign aid will be poured into South Sudan as famine grips the world’s newest country
- Anglican University to open in South Sudan
- 8 million people need assistance in Sudan.
April 13th, 2017
- Sudan, Burma and Nigeria, all countries that HART works in, have all ranked in the top 5 countries at most risk of experiencing a new episode of genocide – Yemen and Afghanistan make up the rest
- China and Burma have reached an agreement on an oil pipeline between the neighbouring countries after almost a decade of talks, with the project due to start “very quickly”, Chinese vice foreign minister Liu Zhenmin said on Monday
- Three civilians were shot dead in northern Shan State’s Kyaukme Township during armed clashes between Burmese government forces and the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) on Sunday
- A ferry, which was carrying around 66 people, capsized in the Ngawun River near Pathein after colliding with a boat carrying gravel around 7:30 p.m.
April 13th, 2017We were overwhelmed with the high quality of this year’s creative and essay entries for HART prize for Human Rights. Last week we enjoyed a wonderful showcase of the essays and creative pieces, as well as an address from Baroness Cox at the HART prize awards ceremony....
April 7th, 2017Burma
- Burma’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s one-year-old government has retained support in its Yangon strongholds in this weeks by-elections, but lost backing from ethnic minority areas that helped boost her party to election victory following a by-election on Saturday
- The leader of a Rohingya Muslim insurgency against Burma’s security forces, Ata Ullah, said last week his group would keep fighting “even if a million die” unless the country’s leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, took action to protect the religious minority
- Burma’s State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is adding her own provisions to a draft law combating hate speech.