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June 7th, 2013

Burma: ‘The euphoria is premature, misplaced and profoundly dangerous’

Baroness Cox joins a debate on the plight of Burma’s Ethnic Nationals On Wednesday, in the House of Lords, Lord Alton asked what assessment the British Government have made of the progress being made in Burma to end ethnic tensions and to secure democracy....

June 5th, 2013

Film: Swim for Change – Help us cross the English Channel

In four weeks time, we’ll be attempting to swim the English Channel. Please watch our film clip to meet the team, watch us train, and find out more about the people and projects we are supporting. We hope it will inspire you to join our Swim for Change campaign – by sponsoring us or by taking on your own personal or team challenge!...

May 17th, 2013

Baroness Cox speaks out on Sudan, South Sudan and Burma in the Queen’s Speech debates.

On Wednesday the House of Lords debated the government’s plans for the year ahead in defense  international development, foreign and commonwealth affairs, as set out by the Queen’s Speech. HART CEO, Baroness Cox, spoke out on the situations in Sudan and Burma....

April 12th, 2013

‘Remember Sudan’: A HART Exhibition

On the 11th April, The Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust (HART) held an Exhibition entitled ‘Remember Sudan’ at The Swiss Church. The exhibition featured a unique collection of drawings by children living in Sudanese refugee camps, photographs from the region and artwork produced by young people in the UK, wishing to speak out on behalf of those targeted by Khartoum’s aerial bombardment of civilians....

March 27th, 2013

Paintings from Nagorno-Karabakh

Our partners at the Lady Cox Rehabilitation Centre in Stepanakert, Nargono-Karabkah, work to bring lives of dignity and choice to the disabled of the region. At the Centre, patients engage in a wide variety of therapy and recreational activities, including painting classes....

March 27th, 2013

HART Spring 2013 Newsletter

HART’s spring newsletter has been put together by our volunteers and features a report from HART’s recent visit towarzones on Sudan’s borderlands, stories from Uganda and Nagorno-Karabakh, upcoming events, and news from our partners around the world… You can download a copy of the newsletter below....

March 8th, 2013

Baroness Cox Interviewed on BBC World Service

Baroness Cox spoke on the BBC World Service following her recent visit to Kachin State, Burma. The interview comments on Burmese president Thein Sein’s recent visit to Europe following the lifting of EU sanctions last year. Yet ethnic national groups across Burma, particularly the Kachin and the Rohingya still suffer violent assults with tens of thousands of people displaced in the last year alone....

March 1st, 2013

HART Visit to Burma’s Kachin, Shan and Karen/Karenni Peoples

HART returned this week from visiting the Kachin, Shan and Karen/Karenni peoples of Burma. While the international community, including the British government, celebrates recent reforms in Burma, including the freedom for the pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kii to participate in the nation’s political process and to travel abroad, the Burmese Government is responsible for escalating problems in many of the ethnic national States, including those of the Kachin, Shan, Karen and Karenni peoples....

February 28th, 2013

House of Lords debate Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile

Yesterday, in a short debate in the House of Lords, Baroness Cox asked what is the British Government’s assessment of the current situation in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile. On the 10th anniversary of the start of devastating violence in Darfur, six members of the House of Lords spoke on the humanitarian crisis and asked the British Government to take further action....

February 28th, 2013

Global call to “stop the horror” in Sudan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, London, Washington, Canberra • A decade on from the start of the mass atrocities in Darfur a coalition of politicians from three continents have called for urgent action to address the humanitarian crisis in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile • The Sudanese government is accused of intensifying indiscriminate bombings against rebel-held areas • Over a million people have been displaced or severely affected by violence and independent experts warn of man-made famine by April • Meanwhile, the decade-long conflict in Darfur continues, with 1.4 million living in camps and 3.5 million relying on food aid....
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