September 8th, 2017

News Round Up 08/09/2017

Burma ...

August 9th, 2017

What Happened to #BringBackOurGirls ?

The Nigerian army claims Boko Haram has been “technically defeated” meanwhile deadly terror attacks continue, but where is all the press coverage?   113 still missing It has been over three years since the abduction of 276 girls from a secondary boarding school in Chibok, Borno State, Nigeria on 14 April 2014 by the terrorist group Boko Haram....

April 29th, 2016

News Round up 29/04/16

Burma
  • According to The Irrawaddy, Karen freedom fighters from the Democratic Karen Benevolent Army (DKBA) have joined forces with the Arakan Army (AA) to fight against the Burma Army.
  • It is rumoured that a new bill which aims to revive Burma’s 1975 State Protection Law might be submitted to Parliament.
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April 8th, 2016

News round-up 8/4/16

News from HART
  • This week, we have been closely monitoring the escalating conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh. Read words from our local partners here and add a message of support for civilians in Nagorno-Karabakh here.
  • Next week is the HART Prize for Human Rights Prize Giving and Exhibition. 
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April 4th, 2016

Escalating Violence in Nagorno-Karabakh: An Update

On Saturday, April 2nd fighting broke out in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh. According to Al Jazeera, “at least 30 soldiers from both sides have been killed”.  
REUTERS/Vahram Baghdasaryan/Photolure. April 3, 2016.
  Yet, there were also numerous civilian casualties, as Russia Today reported in this video, which documents the experience of “two Nagorno-Karabakh boys, who were injured after shells landed near a school”....

March 4th, 2016

HART News Round-up 29/02/2016

News from HART    
  • Today, we launched our Mother’s Day Campaign 2016 to raise awareness of maternal health and equal rights, particularly in the countries where HART has partners. Keep checking our website as well as the Facebook, Twitter, Instagram pages to keep updated with articles and infographics!
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January 2nd, 2016

North Nigeria | HART Visit Report

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....

September 25th, 2015

Weekly News Round-Up (25/09/15)

News From HART

  • We are thrilled to announce the launch of the HART Prize for Human Rights 2015/16. As with last year, there is a Creative Competition and an Essay Competition. Both are separated into Junior (13-17) and Senior (18-25) categories. The Grand Prize for the Senior Essay Competition is a trip with HART to Nagorno-Karabakh to experience aid and advocacy first hand.Briefs with essay questions, country fact sheets, examples of last year’s entries and more information are all available here.
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August 28th, 2015

Weekly News Round-up (28/08/2015)

News from HART:
  • The HART Team have returned safely from the visit to Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh. HART partner, Vardan, is doing very well, and has made developments in potential plans for a new centre – watch this space!
  • Following our appeal for Dr Sasa, HART raised over £17,000 – thank you to all who contributed.
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