September 12th, 2013
As the lights glistened in the Olympic stadium, independent athlete Guor Marial was transported back to memories of his ‘life on the run’. Captured at the age of seven by Misseriya Arab tribesmen from Western Sudan in 1993, Guor was taken to Muglad to work as a slave and was kept in dire conditions....
August 20th, 2013
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.
draws attention to the continued atrocities being committed against civilians by the Sudanese Government....
July 12th, 2013
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....
February 28th, 2013
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....
February 28th, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, London, Washington, Canberra
• A decade on from the start of the mass atrocities in Darfur a coalition of politicians from three continents have called for urgent action to address the humanitarian crisis in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile
• The Sudanese government is accused of intensifying indiscriminate bombings against rebel-held areas
• Over a million people have been displaced or severely affected by violence and independent experts warn of man-made famine by April
• Meanwhile, the decade-long conflict in Darfur continues, with 1.4 million living in camps and 3.5 million relying on food aid....