July 3rd, 2018
The Fulani Herdsmen have been involved in violent clashes with Nigerian farmers for over two decades. Amnesty International
has declared that 549 lives were lost to such conflicts in 2017 alone. With such alarming figures it is clear that tension between Fulani herdsmen and local farmers is a grave cause for concern for both the government and the people of Nigeria....
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 9th, 2018
Baroness Cox has released a Briefing Report today addressing the ongoing attacks against the Christian community in Northern Nigeria. HART shares Baroness Cox’s concerns as we work closely with our partners and communities in Northern Nigeria.
February 9th, 2018
Baroness Cox (Crossbench) has posed 6 written questions to the UK Government about recent developments in Syria and Nigeria and has received a response from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Conservative Minister of State), and Earl Howe (Deputy Leader of the House of Lords).
January 19th, 2018
This week’s HART Weekly Review features news from our partner in Uganda, and a summary of the top stories from the countries where we work.
PAORINHER Exam Success!:
HART would like to congratulate our Partner in Uganda, PAORINHER, whose students have excelled in their Primary Leaving Examinations....
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.
December 15th, 2017
This week’s HART Weekly Review includes blogs and a summary of the top stories from the countries where we work
Shan women become victims of trafficking in Thailand:
The people from Shan State are one of the groups whom have suffered exceptionally similar atrocities to the Rohingya people....
October 4th, 2017
The following is a guest blog written by Ewalina U. Ochab.
Since 2014, Nigeria has gained a lot of international attention due to the mass abductions of girls and women by the terror group Boko Haram
, especially after 14 April 2014
, when they kidnapped 276 girls between 16 and 18 years of age from a secondary school in Chibok....
December 20th, 2016
Hamadu Husseiny, 28, searches for beans that have fallen during food distribution at a camp in Monguno, Nigeria, on Sept. 27. Washington Post
Nigeria is a country of deep contrasts. Proclaimed Africa’s largest economy two years ago and currently second to South Africa’s
, Sub-Saharan’s Africa’s most populated country has indeed experienced considerable economic growth with the help of its oil revenues in the past few years....
August 4th, 2016
The first half of 2016 has seen a rise in reported attacks by Fulani cattle herdsmen on farming communities across several states in Nigeria with hundreds of deaths recorded. The tensions between farmers and the herdsmen are commonly attributed to the expansion of agricultural land into traditional Fulani grazing routes, leading to conflict over access to pasture....