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January 2019

January 28th, 2019

IPC Analysis Report on the Chronic Food Insecurity Situation in Timor-Leste

A report from the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC), officially published in January 2019, has concluded that only 25 per cent of the population in Timor-Leste are food secure. Approximately 430,000 people (36 per cent) are chronically food insecure across twelve municipalities and the Special Administrative Region of Oecussi and Ambeno (SAROA)....

January 21st, 2019

Sudan Uprising Latest

Sudanese protesters, activists and opposition groups are showing resilience as security forces continue to brutally repress demonstrations. The civil rights revolution has now been likened to the Arab Spring uprisings of 2011, with 300 protests reportedly registered in cities and towns across Sudan since the 19th December 2018....

January 18th, 2019

Visiting The Lady Cox Rehabilitation Centre

HART friend and supporter, Ivan Corea joined some of the HART team on their most recent visit to Nagorno-Karabakh in September 2018. As a former autism awareness campaigner, Ivan has recently written about the visit on his website. The full article  “Caroline Cox, a Baroness in the House of Lords, in the British Parliament, is one of the kindest, most caring and compassionate women I have ever met....

January 18th, 2019

The Washington Times stands up for Nigeria’s persecuted Christians

  Tamara Winter, the operations lead at the Centre for Innovative Governance Research has written an article for The Washington Times about the worsening situation for persecuted Christians in Nigeria’s Middle-Belt region. The article Using findings from HART’s recent visit to the Middle-Belt in November 2018, the article urges Washington and the international community to designate Nigeria as a Country of Particular Concern....

January 17th, 2019

Human Rights Watch 2019 World Report

On Thursday 17th January, Human Rights Watch (HRW) released its 29th annual review of human rights practices in more than 100 countries around the world. The report summarises the key threats to human rights in those countries, reporting on events from late 2017 through to November 2018....

January 15th, 2019

Baroness Cox Talks Human Rights Violations Against Protesters in Sudan

On the 15th of January, Baroness Cox (crossbench) talks in the House of Lords and asks the UK Government which specific requirements it is making to the Government of Sudan’s perpetration of human rights violations against peaceful protesters....

January 7th, 2019

Anti-Government Protests in Sudan, ‘A Tsunami Against All Odds’

On Sunday 6th January, thousands of people attended an anti-government protest in Khartoum, following three weeks of demonstrations against President Al-Bashir’s 29-year autocratic rule. As protests continue to erupt across Sudan, marked by demands for peace, equal citizenship and affordable food prices, tear gas and live bullets are being used against unarmed civilians and activists....
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