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Topic: aerial bombardment

May 29th, 2015

Baroness Cox’s contribution to the House of Lords debate on the Queen’s Speech, 28/05/2015

On the 28th May, the House of Lords opened for the ‘Debate on the Humble Address – foreign affairs, European affairs, international development and defence’. Baroness Cox used this opportunity to highlight to the House ongoing human rights abuse against ethnic minorities in Burma, particularly in the Shan and Kachin states and genocide in Sudan, focusing on the Blue Nile and Southern Kordofan....

May 13th, 2015

New HART Newsletter Released Today!

We are delighted to announce the release of HART’s latest newsletter. Download your copy here!  This edition focuses on the situation in Sudan and South Sudan. We wanted to share some of the stories we heard on our visit earlier this year, and the perspectives of those we met. 

May 11th, 2015

HART Report into The Arms Trade and Sudan: Uncovering the Major Arms Exporters and the Human Rights Abuses They Support

A new report from Jack Lindsay at HART, bringing together evidence from multiple sources and investigations, highlights how the international arms trade is fuelling conflict in Sudan and enabling the al-Bashir regime to carry out human rights abuses on a grand scale....

April 22nd, 2015

“We just want a rest from war” | Civilian perspectives on the conflict in Sudan’s Southern Kordofan State

A comprehensive and authoritative new report documenting the conflict in South Kordofan State has just been published by the International Refugee Rights Initiative (IRRI) and the National Human Rights Monitoring Organisation. It focuses on the voices and perspec...

February 5th, 2015

Statement By Baroness Cox And HART About Sudanese Officials Attending The US National Prayer Breakfast

We are shocked to learn that Sudanese Foreign Minister Ali Ahmed Karti has been invited to attend this morning’s National Prayer Breakfast (5th February), which is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide. The event will bring together guests from 5...

January 21st, 2015

First South Kordofan/ Blue Nile Protection Report for 2015 Published

The South Kordofan Blue Nile Coordination Unit (SKBN CU) has published the first protection report for 2015, covering the period 16 December 2014- 15 January 2015. Summary Blue Nile: In Blue Nile, a widespread aerial bombardment campaign occurred on December 17th, 20...

January 16th, 2015


New film footage, photographs and interviews provide a rare insight into life in Sudan’s war-torn Blue Nile State: a contemporary, condoned Genocide. The people of Blue Nile State are enduring systematic and ruthless assaults on their lives and communities by their own...

December 3rd, 2014

HART Winter 2014 Newsletter

HART’s Winter Newsletter has been released today! For this edition, we asked our partners for their reflections on 2014, and their hopes for the coming year. This newsletter is full of their remarkable stories, achievements and ideas....

July 15th, 2014

Baroness Cox raises a question on Sudan in the House of Lords

On Monday 14th July, Baroness Cox raised a short question on Sudan for debate in the House of Lords. She asked Her Majesty’s Government “what is their assessment of human rights in the Republic of Sudan”, then moved into a short speech in which she spoke with “a heavy heart from first-hand evidence”. ...

June 10th, 2014

International community must act to end Sudan’s “unprecedented and intense” bombing of civilians

46 organisations, including HART, have appealed to the UN Security Council to demand an end to the targeting of civilians by the Government of Sudan’s Armed Forces. The press release follows; you can download the letter itself below.  A coalition of 46 organizati...
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