July 25th, 2018
Recently, the Rohingya situation in Myanmar (Burma) has been making headlines. The long-endured atrocities suffered by the Rohingya have escalated on 25 August 2017 through the ‘clearance operation’ by security forces as a response to attacks
by opposing militants....
March 2nd, 2018
Welcome to our new series titled Spotlight, which gives our readers a quick news update focusing on developments that affect the countries where HART works. This week, we’re taking a look at the recent EU adoptions aimed at resolving the Human Rights Violations in Burma.
February 21st, 2018
Baroness Cox is among 102 Parliamentarians who co-signed a letter addressed to the Foreign Secretary, Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP, calling for the Myanmar Military to be held accountable for their actions.
The letter, dated 21st February 2018, demands urgent action by the UK Government to state their firm support of a UN Security Council referral of the Burmese Military to the ICC (International Criminal Court)....
February 9th, 2018
This week’s HART Weekly Review features Baroness Cox’s written question to the UK Government regarding Sudan, blogs and a summary of the top stories from the countries where we work.
Written Question to HM Government regarding Sudan:
Baroness Cox asked about the recent arrests of civilians engaging in peaceful demonstrations....
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....
December 14th, 2017
The ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya people has recently been exposed by the media, finally mounting pressure on the international community to confront the unacceptable violent campaign by Burma’s security forces. Meanwhile, ethnic groups on the other side of the country are suffering in silence, with essential international aid which they are dependent on, being withdrawn
November 17th, 2016
The Rohingya people of Rakhine State in Burma have been described as the most persecuted people on Earth
, with the Muslim minority being consistently denied basic human rights in spite of the ongoing democratic reform in Burma. An attack on police outposts in the Maungdaw township of the state which resulted in the deaths of nine police officers last month
has renewed violent military offences with allegations of misconduct coming in thick and fast....
August 15th, 2016
Almost everyone in Burma is familiar with the Panglong Conference of 1947. Schoolbooks portrayed it as the moment when the country’s entire ethnic group came together to join a union after gaining independence from the British colonial rule.