July 10th, 2017

The Next Generation of Human Rights Advocates: Palmers Green High School

The HART Prize for Human Rights 2017 was a great success. With nearly 200 entrants, from ages 13-25, we were inundated with some incredible work. Entries included everything from poems, dances, songs, presentations and of course essays, and the standard was extremely high across the board....

November 25th, 2016

News Round-Up 25/11/2016

News from HART
  • HART is currently looking for a new part time Advocacy Officer! Click here for more information.
  • Entries are still open for the HART Prize for Human Rights, click here for more information.
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May 5th, 2016

If you were the President or Prime Minister of one of the countries in which HART works, what would you do to improve the human rights situation in that country and how would you do it? | HART Prize for Human Rights

  This essay, by Archie Barker, received second prize in the 2016 HART Prize for Human Rights, Junior Essay Category.   Undoubtedly, the most publicized human rights violation in Burma is the persecution of 1.3 million Rohingya Muslims, who mostly reside in Rakhine State where they make up 40.75% of the population....

May 5th, 2016

“A clash between the desire to uphold the law of territorial integrity for Azerbaijan and the right to self-determination for Nagorno-Karabakh are the main drivers of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict”. Discuss. | HART Prize for Human Rights

  This essay, by Suzie McCarthy, received second prize in the 2016 HART Prize for Human Rights, Senior Essay Category.   The right to self-determination and the law of territorial integrity are arguably two contradictory principles within international law....

May 4th, 2016

South Sudan’s Search for Peace: The responsibility of leadership in the challenge of nation building | HART Prize for Human Rights

  This essay, by Charlotte Evans, received first prize in the 2016 HART Prize for Human Rights, Junior Essay Category.   After decades of conflict and almost two million deaths, a peace agreement in 2005 secured South Sudan’s independence from Sudan and ended Africa’s longest-running civil war....

May 4th, 2016

HART Prize for Human Rights: the Junior Creative category’s winning entries of 2016!

  1st Prize Winner – ‘i write of things i do not know’ by Opefoluwa Sarah Adegbite “My poem is about the continual political, social and economic difficulties in Nigeria at the moment. I am a Nigerian, but born in the UK, and having only been there once, my poem is correct in saying ‘I write of things I do not know.’ Poverty amidst wealth is seen in the second part of the poem, where people of different wealth and culture are interwoven in ordinary ways....

May 4th, 2016

HART Prize for Human Rights: Here are the winners’ entries for the Senior Creative category!

1st Prize Winner – ‘Freedom Matters’, a documentary by Pankhuri Agarwal & The Storygraphers‘Freedom Matters’ is an attempt to answer the problem of human trafficking and slavery in India. It features Nobel Peace Laureate 2014 Dr Kailash Satyarthi, besides other eminent activists and researchers in the field....

April 21st, 2016

Discuss the roles of different actors in the reconciliation process in South Sudan | HART Prize for Human Rights

  This essay, by Daniel Cullen, received first prize in the 2016 HART Prize for Human Rights, Senior Essay Category.   In December 2013, two weeks after the start of South Sudan’s recent internal conflict, South Sudanese academic Jok Madut Jok told a New York Times interviewer: “The two men will eventually sit down, resolve their issues, laugh for the cameras, and the thousands of civilians who have died will not be accounted for....

April 18th, 2016

Winners of the HART Prize for Human Rights Announced!

    In an event last Tuesday 12th April in London, we announced the winners of this year’s HART Prize for Human Rights. Over the past few months, we have been reaching out to young people across the UK and beyond, letting them know about HART’s work, our partners,...
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