September 2017

September 29th, 2017

News Round Up 29/09/17

Burma ...

September 25th, 2017

South Kordofan and Blue Nile Humanitarian Update – Produced by SKBN CU

The text below is a summary of the report by the South Kordofan and Blue Nile Coordination Unit, which can be downloaded below. Overview: The humanitarian situation in the Nuba Mountains (South Kordofan) and Blue Nile state is deteriorating. A combination of flooding and fighting between the factions of the SPLM-N has displaced thousands and worsened the availability of food....

September 22nd, 2017

News Round Up – 22/09/2017

Burma ...

September 15th, 2017

News Round Up 15/09/2017

  • Military Torches Homes Near Border – Satellite data from Human Rights Watch shows that at least 62 Rohingya villages have been destroyed. The UN estimates that almost 400,000 refugees have now crossed into Bangladesh in the last month.

September 11th, 2017

House of Lords Debate, 8th September 2017: Modern Slavery (Victim Support) Bill

3.47 pm Baroness Cox (CB) My Lords I, too, congratulate the noble Lord, Lord McColl, on introducing this significant Bill so effectively. It reminds us that this abhorrent practice is still tragically widespread in this country and, as I have personally witnessed, in many other countries around the world....

September 8th, 2017

News Round Up 08/09/2017

Burma ...

September 6th, 2017

House of Commons Debate, 5th September 2017: Urgent question on violence in Rakhine State

The following transcript has been taken of the urgent question asked in the House of Commons on 5th September about the violence in Rakhine State, Burma. For the televised recording of this debate, please see the Parliament website. This debate can be found at 15:42:57....

September 1st, 2017

News Round Up 01/09/2017

  We have just implemented a new monthly email newsletter! Stay up-to-date with news from our partners and the issues affecting them. Read our first issue here which features our new report about Nagorno-Karabakh and updates from Health and Hope’s Dr Sasa....
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