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January 28th, 2014

South Sudan Crisis: Impact on the Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile

Thursday, 23rd January 2014 brought the news that a Cessation of Hostilities agreement had been signed in Addis Ababa. Mediated by the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), an East-African regional grouping, and signed by representatives of the Government of the Republic of South Sudan and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement in Opposition, the agreement mandates the cessation of all military actions....

December 20th, 2013

Baroness Cox urges David Cameron to respond to the situation in South Sudan

Baroness Cox has contacted the Prime Minister, urging him to issue a public statement on the situation in South Sudan, to assist in the prevention of further death and displacement and to help maintain stability. Her message can be read below. Conditions in South Sudan have d...

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....

September 12th, 2013

This Immoral Trade: A Book Review By Freya Dodd

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 27th, 2013

‘This Immoral Trade: Slavery In The 21st Century’ : Updated And Extended Edition By Baroness (Caroline) Cox and Others

 

If slavery is to be abolished in the twenty-first century, we must first break the bonds of ignorance, silence, interest, ideology, complacency and complicity.”    

Baroness (Caroline) Cox

  Following the widely acclaimed first edition (2006) marking the bicentenary of William Wilberforce’s parliamentary achievement in abolishing the slave trade in the British Empire, this second edition reminds us that we must continue to challenge this immoral practice. ...

August 15th, 2013

The Most Dangerous Place on Earth To Be a Mother: Childbirth in South Sudan

“The thinly framed father sat mesmerised by his fragile wife and baby as they lay huddled amidst dirty sheets on their metal framed bed.  Born a few weeks early, the baby seemed no bigger than a tiny sack of sugar.  Untrained staff in the ramshackle, dust covered ward had suggested letting the baby die. ...

August 12th, 2013

HART Annual Review 2012

HART’s Annual Review and Financial Statements for 2012 are now available! They include updates from our partners around the world as well as information on our advocacy work. The reports can be downloaded below....

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 1st, 2013

NEW TEACHERS AND A BRIGHTER FUTURE FOR EDUCATION IN SOUTH SUDAN

From our partners in South Sudan; the Marol Academy, we learn of exciting new developments regarding the future of its teaching staff… ‘Beneath the shade of a tree, and on precariously arranged branches, small cohorts of eclectically uniformed pupils gather in their little village schools....

May 17th, 2013

Baroness Cox speaks out on Sudan, South Sudan and Burma in the Queen’s Speech debates.

On Wednesday the House of Lords debated the government’s plans for the year ahead in defense  international development, foreign and commonwealth affairs, as set out by the Queen’s Speech. HART CEO, Baroness Cox, spoke out on the situations in Sudan and Burma....
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