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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. ...

March 8th, 2019

‘Dozens of churches burned in Sudan’

HART coverage in the Church Times – 8th March 2019. Click here for the link to HART’s official visit report. AT LEAST 32 churches have been burned down in the Nuba Mountains area of Sudan over the past year, opposition leaders have said, with reports that up to 40 more may have been demolished....

March 1st, 2019

Country Briefings – December 2018 to February 2019

Every three months, we publish news-round ups on key issues, humanitarian reports and political conditions which affect HART’s partner organisations. Read about ISIS’ last enclave in Syria, Nigeria’s presidential election, and the release of 119 child soldiers in South Sudan by clicking on the country links below....

February 25th, 2019

HART Visit Report: South Sudan and the Nuba Mountains

A visit report from the latest HART fact-finding trip to South Sudan and the Nuba Mountains in Sudan presents an overview of humanitarian situations, provides first-hand evidence of human rights issues, and includes testimonies from local people, community leaders and political figures. ...

February 25th, 2019

HART Prize for Human Rights Internship Reflection

It was an immense privilege to intern for four months at HART. Immediately the office team felt like family this was due to the very intimate size. I was given so much responsibility regarding the HART Prize for Human Rights, enabling me to develop skills and making me feel valu...

February 18th, 2019

Screening Procedures Risk Lives of Syrians Escaping Islamic State

The UN’s World Health Organisation reported that 35 children and newborns have died in the past two months after fleeing Islamic State to al-Hol Camp. Since the 22nd January, 10,000 people have left IS territory and were taken to the camp in Hassakeh Province which now supports 25,000 people....

February 7th, 2019

MPs Pressure UK Government to Act on Sudan Protests

MPs are calling for the UK Government to protect Sudanese protesters, calling the killings ‘troublingly reminiscent’ of atrocities committed by the regime in Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan. The Guardian reports: We are writing to raise serious concerns following violent attacks on peaceful protesters by the Government of Sudan....

February 1st, 2019

Nigeria Briefing Jan 2019

Download our latest briefing on the political and humanitarian situation in Nigeria from December 2018 to January 2019. We are very grateful to all of our supporters who help us raise awareness of the plight facing communities in countries where we work....

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)....
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