May 3rd, 2018
Welcome to our new series titled Spotlight, which gives our readers a quick news update focusing on developments that affect the countries where HART works. This week, we’re taking a look at Kachin State, North East Burma, where renewed offensives have displaced thousands more civilians.
April 30th, 2018
Tuesday 24th April 2018
Two Priests and 17 worshippers were killed last Tuesday at the hands of the Fulani Herdsmen during an early morning mass service in Benue state, Nigeria. The State police spokesman Trevor Akase told CNN
that the herdsmen “burnt nearly 50 houses during the attack and sacked the entire community”....
February 26th, 2018
Since the founding of the Nigerian republic farmer-herder conflicts have been a pervasive cause of violence and death in the country. Nowhere is this seen more than in the middle belt areas with localised conflicts between muslim ethnic Fulani herders and various Christian farming communities....
February 2nd, 2018
This week’s HART Weekly Review features our Press Release and Report from HART’s recent visit to Sudan, and a summary of the top stories from the countries where we work.
Press Release “There was nobody to help us”:
During HART’s recent visit to Sudan we heard reports of Khartoum’s continued offensive against the villagers of Blue Nile, causing further displacement and severe food insecurity....
January 12th, 2018
This week’s HART Weekly Review features a letter signed by Baroness Cox to the Government, blogs and a summary of the top stories from the countries where we work.
Letter to the UK Government to redouble efforts in South Sudan: Baroness Cox co-signed a letter to the UK Government to increase peacebuilding efforts in South Sudan.
January 5th, 2018
Baroness Cox was among 32 Peers and MPs who signed a letter to the UK Government to renew their efforts to bring peace to South Sudan. After four years of the conflict, this letter is desperately needed to remind us of the ongoing situation.
Friday 15th December 2017 – Today is the fourth anniversary of the start of the conflict in South Sudan....
October 16th, 2017
After declaring famine in parts of South Sudan earlier this year, swift aid operations have lifted the country out of its ‘famine status’, but this is no cause for celebration.
There has been an increase in humanitarian assistance since famine was declared in February (Albert Gonzalez Farran)
“The situation has deteriorated.
September 8th, 2017
July 19th, 2017
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of recent developments in the Northern and Central Belt States in Nigeria.
Baroness Goldie (Con)
My Lords, we are deeply concerned by recurrent clashes involving pastoralists such as herdsmen and local farmers over land, farming rights, grazing routes and access to water.
August 15th, 2016
Almost everyone in Burma is familiar with the Panglong Conference of 1947. Schoolbooks portrayed it as the moment when the country’s entire ethnic group came together to join a union after gaining independence from the British colonial rule.