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May 25th, 2019

Celebrating 20 Years of SWAN

On the recent visit to Burma, the HART team’s first stop was in Taunggyi, the capital of Shan State, to celebrate with the SWAN team on their 20th Anniversary. Attended by SWAN staff, founders, advisory team members, partner organisations and supporters, the event consisted of several exhibitions which exemplified SWAN’s commitment and success over the last 20 years....

May 13th, 2019

Dam innovation to change life for students at Loi Tai Leng

In October 2017, cross-border aid was cut in order to be redirected to the Rohingya suffering persecution in Western Myanmar. This resulted in a severe food shortage and the closure of two dormitories at schools along the border. Mwe, who is responsible for all 6 schools for displaced children along the border, explained to the HART team on their recent visit that the soil around Loi Tai Leng School is infertile and therefore unable to provide adequate farming opportunities and food....

May 9th, 2019

Baroness Cox talks persecution of Christians in Nigeria

On Thursday 9th May, Baroness Cox (crossbench) asked the British Government to acknowledge that the scale and asymmetry of attacks against Christians in Nigeria has an ideological basis. Since the Fulani insurgency began, thousands of Christians have been targeted and killed....

April 30th, 2019

Baroness Cox’s written questions on Sudan – April 2019

April has been a historic month for the people of Sudan, whose protests have forced long-awaited change in their country. On April 10, anti-government demonstrators were successful in removing Omar al-Bashir after members of security and police forced rebelled against his government....

April 30th, 2019

Baroness Cox asks the British Government how it will redeem its reputation over ‘strategic dialogue’ with Sudan

On April 30, Baroness Cox (crossbench) spoke in the House of Lords to question how the British Government plans to redeem its reputation over conditions of ‘strategic dialogue’ with the regime in Sudan. Baroness Cox asks the government to provide substantive humanitarian and political support in the push to transition towards a civilian government, following the ousting of former President Omar al-Bashir earlier this month....

April 29th, 2019

Baroness Cox’s Easter Message in The Times

On Saturday 27th April, The Times newspaper published an article by Baroness Cox. In the article, she discussed the recent terror attacks in Sri Lanka and shed light on the inconsistency of media reporting on various persecuted Christian communities around the world. ...

April 11th, 2019

Press Release – Baroness Cox’s Letter to The People of Sudan

Dear Sudanese friends and friends of Sudan, Congratulations! We are delighted to hear that President al-Bashir has been forced to step down. We realise that the Sudanese people have paid a high price and made many sacrifices for this change of regime. ...

April 8th, 2019

Sudan expert, Eric Reeves discusses the latest Sudan protests

On Sunday 7th April, during the 2nd night of a sit-in protest calling for the fall of President al-Bashir, some members of the Sudanese military began to protect civilians from security forces firing tear-gas and live ammunition at unarmed protestors....

March 27th, 2019

HART Prize for Human Rights- Winners Announced

A big congratulations to all those who participated in the 2019 HART Prize for Human Rights!  This year we had a record number of entries from an eclectic number of countries around the world, and this was our toughest competition yet! Regardless of the results, all entrants to the competition should be very proud of their accomplishments....

March 15th, 2019

Eight Years of War: The Syria Crisis

On this day in 2011, war broke out in Syria. The violent suppression of anti-government protests fuelled a multi-front armed conflict that has drawn world powers into the fight for Syria’s liberation and, over the course of eight years, we have continuously witnessed disturbing images of destruction, violence, families torn apart and people risking their lives in search of safety. ...
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