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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 12th, 2013

This Immoral Trade: A Book Review By Freya Dodd

As the lights glistened in the Olympic stadium, independent athlete Guor Marial was transported back to memories of his ‘life on the run’. Captured at the age of seven by Misseriya Arab tribesmen from Western Sudan in 1993, Guor was taken to Muglad to work as a slave and was kept in dire conditions....

August 30th, 2013

Baroness Cox Joins the Debate on Syria

The British Parliament was recalled yesterday for an urgent discussion on the possibility of a military response to developments in Syria. Baroness Cox joined the debate, arguing that a military intervention could unleash even more suffering for the Syrian people....

August 28th, 2013

MY TIME AT HART AS A SUMMER INTERN

After 10 weeks with the amazing team at HART UK and all their wonderful partners, I can honestly say I have had one of the most eye-opening experiences of my life. It has also been a real wake-up call to the suffering happening all around the world today....

August 27th, 2013

‘This Immoral Trade: Slavery In The 21st Century’ : Updated And Extended Edition By Baroness (Caroline) Cox and Others

 

If slavery is to be abolished in the twenty-first century, we must first break the bonds of ignorance, silence, interest, ideology, complacency and complicity.”    

Baroness (Caroline) Cox

  Following the widely acclaimed first edition (2006) marking the bicentenary of William Wilberforce’s parliamentary achievement in abolishing the slave trade in the British Empire, this second edition reminds us that we must continue to challenge this immoral practice. ...

August 20th, 2013

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office Responds to our Campaign

In July this year HART created a photo petition entitled Remember Sudan, including a collection of messages from people in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile state as well as from people in Britain wanting to add their voices. Remember Sudan draws attention to the continued atrocities being committed against civilians by the Sudanese Government....

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....

June 19th, 2013

An Intern’s eye view: A week of advocacy for Burma’s ethnic nationals.

The plight of Burma’s ethnic nationals was in the spotlight last week with peers discussing the issue twice on Wednesday, and a demonstration for the Global day of Action for Kachin on Friday. HART’s aim is to be a ‘voice for the voiceless’. Burma’s ethnic nationals are precisely that: oppressed by the Government of Burma, civilians groups are being targeted by the army even in areas where there are ceasefire agreements....

June 12th, 2013

Religious freedom in Egypt: Baroness Cox asks the British Government for their assessment

This week in the House of Lords, Baroness Cox asked the British Government for their assessment of the situation of religious minorities in Egypt since the Arab Spring. She drew attention to recent attacks on Sufi shrines, the marginalisation of the Baha’is, hostility towards Muslim secularists and the escalation of assaults on Christian communities....
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