Headlines

News & Blog

Topic: conflict

November 27th, 2014

The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Obstacles to Resolution

Olivia Christian argues that geopolitical interests are being favoured over civilian human rights, preventing the resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Twice this year, delegations from HART have visited Nagorno-Karabakh to gather information for aid and advocacy....

November 5th, 2014

Petition to members of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development– immediate embargo on arms supplies to South Sudan

More than 50 South Sudanese and international human rights and humanitarian organisations, including HART, have called on members of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) to immediately impose an arms embargo on South Sudan. The group is also pressin...

October 29th, 2014

Timor Leste: The Limits of International Peacekeeping

The percentage of post-conflict countries that recede back into violence is estimated to be anything from 20 to 56%. We can all agree that the figure – wherever it lies in that range – is not good enough and demonstrates unresolved problems with peacekeeping efforts across the world....

October 10th, 2014

Weekly News Round Up (10/10/14)

News from HART • HART has signed a joint letter written by the South Sudan Action Network on Small Arms, in coordination with 15 other South Sudanese organisations and with the support of 5 international non-governmental organisations, to the African Union’s Commission of Enquiry regarding arms flows into South Sudan....

October 9th, 2014

Joint letter to the AU Commission of Enquiry regarding arms flows into South Sudan

The South Sudan Action Network on Small Arms (SSANSA), together with 15 other South Sudanese organizations and with the support of 5 international non-governmental organizations, including HART, have written to the AU Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan to highlight th...

October 2nd, 2014

Fear and loathing in Northern Nigeria: Boko Haram and the government’s counterinsurgency problems

Since its birth in 2009, Jama’atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda’awati wal-Jihad (translated from Arabic as ‘People Committed to the Prophet’s Teachings for Propagation and Jihad’), the terror organisation commonly known as Boko Haram, has waged a violent campaign against the Nigerian government and its citizens to impose its own interpretation of Sharia law....

August 20th, 2014

Friends and Diaspora of South Sudan Urge Leaders to Choose Peace

Baroness Cox has joined a group of 91 individuals and organisations in writing to South Sudanese leaders, urging them to immediately end the conflict, commit to the peace process and ensure the delivery of humanitarian aid. The press release follows, and the full text of the letter can be downloaded below. ...

June 19th, 2014

Report on the Burma Campaign UK special meeting with women’s representatives from Burma – 16/06/2014

On the 16th of June 2014, Burma Campaign UK hosted a special meeting with representatives from community based women’s organisations to discuss the situation of women in Burma today in relation to the current political reform process. Representatives included Tin Tin Nyo, General Secretary of the Women’s League of Burma; Naw Susanna Hla Hla Soe, Director of the Karen Women’s Empowerment Group; May Sabe Phyu of the Kachin Peace Network; Wah Ku Shee from the Karen Women’s Organisation and Moon Nay Li from the Kachin Women Association Thailand....

June 10th, 2014

International community must act to end Sudan’s “unprecedented and intense” bombing of civilians

46 organisations, including HART, have appealed to the UN Security Council to demand an end to the targeting of civilians by the Government of Sudan’s Armed Forces. The press release follows; you can download the letter itself below.  A coalition of 46 organizations pro...

June 9th, 2014

55 ORGANISATIONS WORLDWIDE CALL FOR ACTION FOR PEACE ON KACHIN ANNIVERSARY

Three years ago today, the Burma Army broke a 17-year ceasefire with the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and unleashed a major new military offensive against the Kachin people. Since 9 June 2011, over 120,000 Kachin people have been displaced, forced to flee their homes. At l...
Twitter Facebook Instagram YouTube LinkedIn