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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....

September 30th, 2016

News Round-Up 30/09/16

News from HART:
  • We have an interesting new blog post on women in Burma’s role in the peace process from our Research and Campaigns intern Rory Morgan, click here to read more.
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September 27th, 2016

The Limitations of Tea-Break Advocacy – Women sidelined in Burma’s Peace Process

With former political prisoner and current State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi arguably being the country’s most recognisable figure, it is understandable that many assume the women in Burma are playing an active role in the country’s current period of reform....

September 26th, 2016

Statement on KWAT’s 17th anniversary denouncing escalating Burma Army offensives to seize control of Kachin State’s natural resources

HART is publishing this statement from our local Burmese partner KWAT to fully express our support in their struggles against the Burma Army’s continued offensives and abuses:
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“On this occasion of the 17th anniversary of KWAT’s founding on September 9, 1999, we wish to express our grave concern at the escalating conflict in our Kachin homelands due to spreading Burma Army offensives....

September 16th, 2016

News Round-Up 16/09/16

News from HART:
  • We’ve had a busy week in our new offices and an exciting visit from our Burmese local partner Dr Sasa! Sasa gave a wonderful talk in the House of Lords that you can read about by clicking here.
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September 2nd, 2016

News Round-Up 02/09/16

News from HART: Burma ...

August 26th, 2016

News Round-Up 26/08/16

News From HART:
  • We are recruiting! We are looking for a Finance and Administration Intern to begin September 2016. Deadline for applications 31st August. For details and application form please see here.
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August 22nd, 2016

World Humanitarian Day: One Humanity in Burma I

Who’s beyond ‘One Humanity’? As we celebrate ‘One Humanity’ on World Humanitarian Day we want to introduce the work of our great partners to show their amazing work and how they live the spirit of ‘One Humanity’ day by day....

August 22nd, 2016

World Humanitarian Day: One Humanity in Burma II

Who’s beyond ‘One Humanity’? As we celebrate ‘One Humanity’ on World Humanitarian Day we want to introduce the work of our great partners to show their amazing work and how they live the spirit of ‘One Humanity’ day by day....

August 19th, 2016

News Round-Up 19/08/16

News from HART
  • We are recruiting! We are looking for a Finance and Administration Intern to begin September 2016. Deadline for applications 31st August. For details and application form please see here.
  • Read Vincent’s blog on the Panglong Peace Conference in Burma here.
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