September 6th, 2017

House of Commons Debate, 5th September 2017: Urgent question on violence in Rakhine State

The following transcript has been taken of the urgent question asked in the House of Commons on 5th September about the violence in Rakhine State, Burma. For the televised recording of this debate, please see the Parliament website. This debate can be found at 15:42:57....

August 29th, 2017

Dr. Sasa Prevents Spread of Swine Flu

  Dr. SaSa – which means ‘higher and higher’ – is our partner in Chin State, Myanmar and the visionary behind Health and Hope. He joined us during our visit to Nagorno-Karabakh in early August 2017 where he was able to discuss the possibility of initiating a model of care for people with disabilities in Burma with Vardan Tadevosyan, the Director of The Lady Cox Rehabilitation Centre....

November 30th, 2016

Press Release by the Shan State Farmers’ Network

HART is taking the opportunity to share and publicise this press release by the Shan State Farmers’ Network calling for the cancellation of work on the Upper Yeywa Dam. Conflict continues to persist in the area and the dam threatens the way of life and livelihoods of roughly 650 villages....

November 17th, 2016

The Rohingya in Burma – A problem Aung San Suu Kyi is unable to overcome?

The Rohingya people of Rakhine State in Burma have been described as the most persecuted people on Earth, with the Muslim minority being consistently denied basic human rights in spite of the ongoing democratic reform in Burma. An attack on police outposts in the Maungdaw township of the state which resulted in the deaths of nine police officers last month has renewed violent military offences with allegations of misconduct coming in thick and fast....

November 15th, 2016

‘The one who is free should help the one who is not free’ – An Interview With Dr Sasa

Last September, on his visit to the UK, Dr Sasa stopped by the HART offices to speak about the lives of children in Chin State, Burma. Sharing anecdotes from his youth and work as a doctor, Dr Sasa discussed with us the difficulties of children’s limited access to food, healthcare and education....

November 8th, 2016

Project Partner Update – SWAN Awareness and Data Collection Training Course

For the sixth year Shan Women’s Action Network (SWAN) conducted an Awareness and Data Collection course with the aim to expand reproductive, family planning, maternal and child services delivery to remote areas of Shan state in northern Burma....

October 14th, 2016

News Round-Up 14/10/2016

News from HART:
  • On 11th October we began our International Day of the Girl Child Campaign to raise awareness on issues girls across the world continue to face even today. Visit our Facebook page to find out more!
  • We have a brand new member on our team!
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October 7th, 2016

News Round-Up 07/10/2016

News from HART:
  • Our team recently returned from a field visit to Nagorno-Karabakh where we met our local partners and had interesting conversations on the present situation. We will also be providing a detailed report on our visit, soon. Meanwhile, click here to find out more about what our partners in Nagorno-Karabakh are doing to support and improve lives of people living in the region.
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October 6th, 2016

‘Drowning a thousands Islands’ – Action for Shan State Rivers Documentary

Our Burmese local partner Shan Women’s Action Network recently shared with us this brilliant documentary produced by Action for Shan State Rivers in September of this year. The documentary is called ‘Drowning a thousand Islands’ and shows commentary from local farmers and fishermen recounting their area’s fascinating history, and the devastating effects of the Burma Army’s scorched earth policy over a decade ago....
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