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October 1st, 2015

RIGHTS GROUPS ASK JUSTICE DEPARTMENT TO URGENTLY AID SUDANESE HARMED BY BNP PARIBAS’ ILLEGAL SUPPORT OF THE GOVERNMENT OF SUDAN

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

Press Release from Enough Project

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 receives answers to her Written Questions to the British Government regarding recent developments in Sudan

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:   Question 1:
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

“Now is not the time to abandon the people of Darfur” | UNAMID review TOMORROW

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

Open Letter to UN Security Council Members Requesting the Renewal of UNAMID’s Mandate in Darfur

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: Excellency, 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

Written Parliamentary Question and letter to Ban Ki-Moon on atrocities in Darfur

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. Ba...

January 28th, 2014

South Sudan Crisis: Impact on the Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile

Thursday, 23rd 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

“How much longer will the international community allow Khartoum to continue its brutal policies with impunity?”: Baroness Cox in the House of Lords

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

Baroness Cox asks what the British government’s response is to recent developments in Sudan.

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

War Crimes in Sudan: Baroness Cox draws attention to the unilateral aerial bombardment of the civilian population undertaken by the Khartoum Government.

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....
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