August 20th, 2018
On 31st March 2005
, the UN Security Council referred the conflict in Sudan to the ICC Prosecutor. By now, 2 warrants of arrest
have been issued against President Al-Bashir, listing ten counts of charges including 5 counts of crimes against humanity and 3 counts of genocide....
June 18th, 2018
Baroness Cox recently signed this letter to the U.S. Secretary of State condemning U.S. Foreign Policy on Sudan. The Sudanese government has not only been blocking humanitarian assistance, sponsoring killings, but also advancing extremist ideologies....
April 30th, 2018
Emergency food aid funded by Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust (HART) has been successfully delivered to 9,000 displaced people facing starvation in Blue Nile State, Sudan. HART visited the area in January 2018, and issued an urgent appeal for £50,000 for sorghum (the common grain) and cooking oil for families forced to flee from violent conflict....
February 23rd, 2018
Yesterday, Baroness Cox raised the ongoing situation in Sudan in the House of Lords, asking Her Majesty’s Government for their assessment of continuing human rights violations and access to humanitarian aid:
Asked by Baroness Cox
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the situation in Sudan, with particular reference to violations of human rights and access to those in need of humanitarian aid....
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.
January 4th, 2018
Now that 2017 has drawn to a close, the New Year holds prospects of much needed Human Rights, Political and Economic reform for the people of Sudan. What is behind this positive outlook? Answer, the controversial lifting of US imposed sanctions on the troubled country....
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 12th, 2017
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.
October 21st, 2016