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November 19th, 2013

‘Bombed but not beaten, forgotten victims of persecution in Sudan’ : An article by Baroness Cox

Last Sunday, The Universe published an article by Baroness Cox on the humanitarian situation in the Nuba Mountains & Blue Nile State, Sudan. The article particularly focuses on telling the story of religious persecution in the Nuba Mountains. Despite the conditions lived under by the church there, Baroness Cox says: “The persecuted Church survives, grows, worships and loves....

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....

October 4th, 2013

Violent treatment of protesters in central Sudan brings Bashir’s regime into the spotlight

Today HART joined with other organizations and members of the Sudanese Diaspora in a protest outside the Sudanese embassy in order to speak out against the recent treatment of protestors in Sudan.   The past ten days have been some of the most violent in Central Sudan’s recent history....

August 20th, 2013

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office Responds to our Campaign

In July this year HART created a photo petition entitled Remember Sudan, including a collection of messages from people in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile state as well as from people in Britain wanting to add their voices. Remember Sudan draws attention to the continued atrocities being committed against civilians by the Sudanese Government....

July 19th, 2013

Remember Sudan: A message of support

This summer friends and supporters of HART have spoken out for civilians still trapped in the Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile State. The Remember Sudan photo petition is a collection of messages from people in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile State and from people in Britain wanting to add their own voices....

July 17th, 2013

House of Lords Debate the Sudanese Question: My First Day as a HART Intern

On my first day as an intern at HART I was propelled into the world of government policy with a trip to the House of Lords, and as a recent politics graduate with a longstanding interest in Sudan this was an extremely exciting opportunity.  Over the past year, as President of Nottingham Aegis Students, I have been personally involved in developing and implementing a national student campaign called We Need to Talk About Sudan which sought to place pressure on the British government to speak out against the war atrocities being committed by the Sudanese Government....

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....

April 12th, 2013

‘Remember Sudan’: A HART Exhibition

On the 11th April, The Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust (HART) held an Exhibition entitled ‘Remember Sudan’ at The Swiss Church. The exhibition featured a unique collection of drawings by children living in Sudanese refugee camps, photographs from the region and artwork produced by young people in the UK, wishing to speak out on behalf of those targeted by Khartoum’s aerial bombardment of civilians....

February 28th, 2013

House of Lords debate Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile

Yesterday, in a short debate in the House of Lords, Baroness Cox asked what is the British Government’s assessment of the current situation in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile. On the 10th anniversary of the start of devastating violence in Darfur, six members of the House of Lords spoke on the humanitarian crisis and asked the British Government to take further action....
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