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Topic: Sudan

June 12th, 2015

A Petition from the People of Nuba Mountains across the Globe On the 4th Anniversary of the Second Genocide, June the 6th, 2015

To the UN Secretary General, President of the United States, US Administration, European Union, UN Security Council, African Union, and the Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom, Norway, and Canada: The undersigned representatives of the Nuba Mountains civil society organizations across the globe, our Sudanese partners, and peace loving friends worldwide, write on this 4th anniversary of the second genocide in Nuba Mountains/South Kordofan of Sudan to share the grievance of the Nuba peoples....

June 9th, 2015


Members of the Sudanese diaspora and others from across the UK took to the streets on Saturday 6 June to protest against the Government of Sudan’s attacks on civilians in the Nuba Mountains, Blue Nile and Darfur, and its repression and human rights abuses throughout Sudan....

June 2nd, 2015

Flash Update: Cluster Bombs Dropped in South Kordofan

Here we reproduce, with permission, an update received by email from the South Kordofan Blue Nile Coordination Unit documenting attacks in the Nuba Mountains at the end of May.  “The civilians of the Nuba Mountains  region continue to be the victims of aerial bombardment from the Sudan government. ...

May 29th, 2015

Baroness Cox’s contribution to the House of Lords debate on the Queen’s Speech, 28/05/2015

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 28th, 2015

Report: Nuba Mountains Mission

We received this report from Samuel Totten, a prominent genocide scholar who regularly visits the Nuba Mountains. It is an account of his most recent visit to the Nuba Mountains, between the 12th and 30th April 2015. It is reproduced here in full, with permission....

May 22nd, 2015

HART Weekly News Round Up (22/05/2015): Rohingya Refugee Crisis, and other stories from around the world

  Rohingya refugees fleeing persecution in Burma by boat have made international headlines this week. Petitions for ASEAN members and the international community to take action and end the humanitarian crisis for the refugees stranded at sea have been partially successful. ...

May 13th, 2015

New HART Newsletter Released Today!

We are delighted to announce the release of HART’s latest newsletter. Download your copy here!  This edition focuses on the situation in Sudan and South Sudan. We wanted to share some of the stories we heard on our visit earlier this year, and the perspectives of those we met. 

April 22nd, 2015

“We just want a rest from war” | Civilian perspectives on the conflict in Sudan’s Southern Kordofan State

A comprehensive and authoritative new report documenting the conflict in South Kordofan State has just been published by the International Refugee Rights Initiative (IRRI) and the National Human Rights Monitoring Organisation. It focuses on the voices and perspecti...

February 5th, 2015

Statement By Baroness Cox And HART About Sudanese Officials Attending The US National Prayer Breakfast

We are shocked to learn that Sudanese Foreign Minister Ali Ahmed Karti has been invited to attend this morning’s National Prayer Breakfast (5th February), which is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide. The event will bring together guests from 50 s...

January 21st, 2015

First South Kordofan/ Blue Nile Protection Report for 2015 Published

The South Kordofan Blue Nile Coordination Unit (SKBN CU) has published the first protection report for 2015, covering the period 16 December 2014- 15 January 2015. Summary Blue Nile: In Blue Nile, a widespread aerial bombardment campaign occurred on December 17th, 2014...
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