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.
March 30th, 2016
A new report launched today by Shan community groups calls for an immediate halt to the Upper Yeywa dam and other planned hydropower dams on the Namtu River, citing ongoing conflict, serious environmental and social impacts and lack of informed consent of impacted villagers....
November 25th, 2015
Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. To commemorate, we are sharing this update by the Shan Human Rights Foundation
highlighting ongoing impunity of sexual violence in Burma and photos from Shan Women’s Action Network below....
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 28th, 2015
On September 12, 2015, about 100 Burmese government troops attacked Nawng Pa Deb village in Mong Pawn township, southern Shan State. They fired shells indiscriminately into the village, injuring four men and two women; one of the men later died from his wounds....
May 29th, 2015
On the 28th
May, the House of Lords opened for the ‘Debate on the Humble Address – foreign affairs, European affairs, international development and defence’.
Baroness Cox used this opportunity to highlight to the House ongoing human rights abuse against ethnic minorities in Burma, particularly in the Shan and Kachin states and genocide in Sudan, focusing on the Blue Nile and Southern Kordofan....
May 21st, 2015
A new report from Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust (HART) detailing ongoing human rights abuses, land expropriation and military offensives committed by the Burmese Army against the ethnic national peoples in Burma.
The report is based upon findings from a recent visit to Burma, with interviews conducted with IDPs within Shan State and representatives from Community Based Organisations (CBOs) working with the Shan, Kachin, Karen and Karenni people....
February 28th, 2015
This is the first post in HART’s Blog Series for International Women’s Day 2015, taking place on the 8th March. Find out more here
Civil Society fills the gaps between the people and the government. Taking on a variety of forms, it is an arena in which ‘people take common actions
to pursue common objectives without reward of profit or political power’....
February 19th, 2015
Press Release by the Health Information System Working Group
A new report, based on the first large-scale health survey in eastern Burma since recent ceasefires, shows some improved health indicators, linked to programming of local ethnic health providers, but highligh
April 1st, 2014
HART’s Spring Newsletter for 2014 has been released today! You can download your copy just below.
Featured in this issue:
– An update on the continuing conflict and growing humanitarian crisis in South Sudan, where over a million people have been displaced since December 2013....