March 20th, 2018
With the most number of entries we’ve ever received, the competition was even harder with such exceptional submissions that demonstrated inspiring passion for Human Rights advocacy.
Woojin Lim, 17, won 1st place in our HART Prize for Human Rights Junior Essay Category 2018 with his essay titled:
The Refugee Crisis, Burden-Sharing and Moral Obligations
Around the globe, the number of refugees, asylum-seekers, and internally displaced people top an overwhelming 65 million individuals (Edwards, 2016; Domonoske, 2016)....
July 11th, 2016
Last year the world’s youngest nation, South Sudan, celebrated its 4th
anniversary since its independence in July 2011. However, this year there will be no 5th
anniversary celebration, because the country is facing a severe economic crisis and the government cannot afford the celebration costs....
May 31st, 2016
HART visited our partners and other civil society organisations working in Shan, Kachin, Karen and Karenni states in Burma and with refugees in Thailand in May 2016.
Download our full visit report below.
- Fighting continues in Shan, Kachin and Rakhine states.
April 21st, 2016
HUMANITARIAN UPDATE – March 2016
South Kordofan and Blue Nile states, Sudan
Produced by the South Kordofan and Blue Nile Coordination Unit
The full update is available as a download below.
The government’s dry season offensive has begun in the Two Areas during the reporting period, later than expected (last year’s offensive started as early as December)....
February 15th, 2016
Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust (HART) release the findings from their January visit to partners in South Sudan and in the Nuba Mountains in Sudan. You can download the full report below.
- While there has been relative calm in South Kordofan for the past four months, those we interviewed within the Nuba Mountains expressed their deep concern over the build-up of Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) troops in strategic positions around Kauda.
January 2nd, 2016
Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust (HART) release a new visit report documenting the current situation for civilians in Northern Nigeria. The magnitude of the devastation and terror inflicted on civilians by the insurgent group Boko Haram is far beyond what reporting figures have indicated....
October 15th, 2015
Shan Community Based Organisations (CBOs) are gravely concerned at the current offensive by Naypyidaw troops against Shan ceasefire territories in four townships of central Shan State, which has displaced over 1,500 villagers so far.
On October 6, 2015, the Burma Army launched a large-scale offensive on territories of the Shan State Progress Party/Shan State Army (SSPP/SSA) in Mong Su and Mong Nawng townships....
September 7th, 2015
Previous HART Intern, Elisabeth Pramendorfer, has prepared a comprehensive briefing documenting the humanitarian situation in Nigeria between February and August 2015. You can download it in full at the bottom of this page.
• Muhammadu Buhari won the presidential elections (first democratic elections with an opposition candidate succeeding) in March 2015 and was inaugurated as President in May 2015....
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....