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April 1st, 2014

HART Spring 2014 Newsletter

HART’s Spring Newsletter for 2014 has been released today! You can download your copy just below. Featured in this issue: – An update on the continuing conflict and growing humanitarian crisis in South Sudan, where over a million people have been displaced since December 2013....

March 20th, 2014

HART Visit to South Sudan

A new report from the Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust (HART), based on a recent visit to South Sudan, attests to a rapidly deteriorating humanitarian crisis and widespread impunity for grave human rights abuses. It calls for more people to speak out on South Sudan....

January 28th, 2014

South Sudan Crisis: Impact on the Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile

Thursday, 23rd January 2014 brought the news that a Cessation of Hostilities agreement had been signed in Addis Ababa. Mediated by the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), an East-African regional grouping, and signed by representatives of the Government of the Republic of South Sudan and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement in Opposition, the agreement mandates the cessation of all military actions....

December 11th, 2013

VIDEO: Bombardment in the Nuba Mountains 10 December 2013

Yesterday (10 December 2013) video footage captured the bombardment of a village in the Nuba Mountains region of Sudan. Four bombs and one missile were used by a Sukhoi Su-24 Jet to attack civilians’ homes and the marketplace. Please share this video to raise awareness of what the NCP Government in Khartoum is doing to its own people....

November 13th, 2013

“How much longer will the international community allow Khartoum to continue its brutal policies with impunity?”: Baroness Cox in the House of Lords

Last Thursday (07/11/13), as a new HART intern, I attended a debate in House of Lords which focused on the continuing humanitarian crisis in Sudan and South Sudan. Baroness Cox asked what assessment the British Government have made of the situation in Sudan, and the implications for citizens of the Republic of South Sudan....

October 29th, 2013

Baroness Cox asks what the British government’s response is to recent developments in Sudan.

Yesterday, in the House of Lords, Baroness Cox asked the British Government what is their response to recent developments in the Republic of Sudan?’ In September protests in Sudanese cities over increasing fuel prices were violently suppressed, resulting in the deaths of at least 200 people....

September 2nd, 2013

Victims of Their Government: The humanitarian crisis in Blue Nile State, Sudan, 2 years on

Two years ago today, September 2nd 2011, war broke out in Blue Nile State Sudan between the Government’s Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N). The Government began to target communities that had not supported it during the second civil war....

July 19th, 2013

Remember Sudan: A message of support

This summer friends and supporters of HART have spoken out for civilians still trapped in the Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile State. The Remember Sudan photo petition is a collection of messages from people in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile State and from people in Britain wanting to add their own voices....

July 17th, 2013

House of Lords Debate the Sudanese Question: My First Day as a HART Intern

On my first day as an intern at HART I was propelled into the world of government policy with a trip to the House of Lords, and as a recent politics graduate with a longstanding interest in Sudan this was an extremely exciting opportunity.  Over the past year, as President of Nottingham Aegis Students, I have been personally involved in developing and implementing a national student campaign called We Need to Talk About Sudan which sought to place pressure on the British government to speak out against the war atrocities being committed by the Sudanese Government....

July 12th, 2013

War Crimes in Sudan: Baroness Cox draws attention to the unilateral aerial bombardment of the civilian population undertaken by the Khartoum Government.

This Tuesday in the House of Lords, Lord Alton of Liverpool asked the British Government what assessment they had made of the Amnesty International Report We had no time to bury him: War crimes in Sudan’s Blue Nile State. He highlighted the shocking extent of the purging of the Nuba people and asked when this issue was last raised in the United Nations Security Council....
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