October 1st, 2015
110 signatories, including HART, support proposal to U.S. Justice Department for Sudan Community Compensation
WASHINGTON, DC – October 1, 2015 – Today, amidst news of huge shortfalls in funding for critical humanitarian needs—such as food, water, and acute healthcare for millions of Sudanese refugees and internally displaced people—Sudanese diaspora leaders, human rights organizations, genocide scholars, and Sudan advocates from 33 states and 10 countries are asking the U.
August 26th, 2015
Special Envoy Booth’s Khartoum Visit: Opportunity to Refocus U.S. Policy on Sudan August 25, 2015
The U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan’s visit to Khartoum provides an important opportunity to enhance U.S. policy on Sudan. The current international approach emphasizes endless peace negotiations and a sham national dialogue while allowing the Bashir regime to determine—and effectively deny—humanitarian assistance to vulnerable populations suffering from state violence....
July 15th, 2015
Baroness Cox has received answers from the Minister of State of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office regarding her two written questions concerning recent developments in Sudan:
Baroness Cox, Crossbench
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to make representations at the UN Security Council for renewing the mandate for UNAMID to remain in Darfur, and for enhancing its capacity for civilian protection.
June 29th, 2015
The status of the hybrid United Nations–African Union Mandate in Darfur (UNAMID) will be reviewed tomorrow (30th
June 2015), as the extension of the peace keeping mission set out in the UN Security Council (UNSC) Resolution 2173
reaches the end of its term....
June 26th, 2015
Please download the Press Release and Full Letter with 83 signatories at the bottom of this page.
Open Letter to UN Security Council Members on Darfur June 24, 2015:
We, the undersigned 83 representatives of Sudanese and international humanitarian and human rights organizations and advocates, write to you requesting the renewal of UNAMID’s mandate in Darfur....
December 18th, 2014
Baroness Cox recently tabled a written question in the House of Lords asking Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of the response of the United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) to recent incidents including mass rape in Darfur...
January 28th, 2014
January 2014 brought the news that a Cessation of Hostilities agreement had been signed in Addis Ababa. Mediated by the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), an East-African regional grouping, and signed by representatives of the Government of the Republic of South Sudan and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement in Opposition, the agreement mandates the cessation of all military actions....
November 13th, 2013
Last Thursday (07/11/13), as a new HART intern, I attended a debate in House of Lords which focused on the continuing humanitarian crisis in Sudan and South Sudan. Baroness Cox asked what assessment the British Government have made of the situation in Sudan, and the implications for citizens of the Republic of South Sudan....
October 29th, 2013
Yesterday, in the House of Lords, Baroness Cox asked the British Government ‘what is their response to recent developments in the Republic of Sudan?’
In September protests in Sudanese cities over increasing fuel prices were violently suppressed, resulting in the deaths of at least 200 people....
July 12th, 2013
This Tuesday in the House of Lords, Lord Alton of Liverpool asked the British Government what assessment they had made of the Amnesty International Report We had no time to bury him: War crimes in Sudan’s Blue Nile State.
He highlighted the shocking extent of the purging of the Nuba people
and asked when this issue was last raised in the United Nations Security Council....