April 3rd, 2018

“We just want to go home to live our own lives” – South Sudan Visit Report

Children in Eastern Bank, a settlement of 50,000 people
When South Sudan gained independence in 2011, it also inherited a legacy of violence, inequality and poverty. There was little accountability or justice for crimes committed during the previous war, and insufficient reconciliation to tackle unsolved tensions and grievances....

January 12th, 2018

HART Weekly Review 12/01/2018

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. ...

January 5th, 2018

Letter to the UK Government to redouble efforts in South Sudan

Baroness Cox was among 32 Peers and MPs who signed a letter to the UK Government to renew their efforts to bring peace to South Sudan. After four years of the conflict, this letter is desperately needed to remind us of the ongoing situation.
Friday 15th December 2017 – Today is the fourth anniversary of the start of the conflict in South Sudan....

December 15th, 2017

HART Weekly Review 15/12/17

This week’s HART Weekly Review includes blogs and a summary of the top stories from the countries where we work Blogs 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 12th, 2017

Baroness Cox Debate on Sudan and South Sudan Developments

On 11th December 2017, Baroness Cox and other peers asked her Government about their assessment of recent developments in Sudan and South Sudan. Below is her speech and click on the link to read the contributions from other peers and the response from Lord Ahmed of Wimbledon (Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office) Baroness Cox (CB) My Lords, I am very grateful to all noble Lords who are contributing to this debate on two countries where people are suffering so much, but for very different reasons....

December 12th, 2017

What next for South Sudan?

The conflict in South Sudan continues to devastate the local population. As we come to the end of 2017, an estimated 1.87 million people have been internally displaced and a further 2.01 million refugees having fled to neighbouring countries. The world’s youngest country, South Sudan gained independence from Sudan in July 2011....

October 14th, 2016

News Round-Up 14/10/2016

News from HART:
  • On 11th October we began our International Day of the Girl Child Campaign to raise awareness on issues girls across the world continue to face even today. Visit our Facebook page to find out more!
  • We have a brand new member on our team!
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September 20th, 2016

One year on from ‘the end’ of the South Sudanese Civil War

For many decades now, ‘development’ has depoliticised many international situations and simplified the issues. This tactic does not work. HART acknowledges how political disputes, interventions, and history affects current human rights violations....

September 16th, 2016

News Round-Up 16/09/16

News from HART:
  • We’ve had a busy week in our new offices and an exciting visit from our Burmese local partner Dr Sasa! Sasa gave a wonderful talk in the House of Lords that you can read about by clicking here.
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