December 15th, 2017
This week’s HART Weekly Review includes blogs and a summary of the top stories from the countries where we work
Shan women become victims of trafficking in Thailand:
The people from Shan State are one of the groups whom have suffered exceptionally similar atrocities to the Rohingya people....
December 14th, 2017
The ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya people has recently been exposed by the media, finally mounting pressure on the international community to confront the unacceptable violent campaign by Burma’s security forces. Meanwhile, ethnic groups on the other side of the country are suffering in silence, with essential international aid which they are dependent on, being withdrawn
October 24th, 2017
Baroness Cox recently submitted 4 questions for written answer to the Government, asking what assessments they have made regarding religious freedom in Burma.
Read below the questions and the written answers received.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the military’s role in the persecution of religious minorities throughout Myanmar, including in the Shan and Kachin States....
September 6th, 2017
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 – 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
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 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
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
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 21st, 2016