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December 18th, 2014

Written Parliamentary Question and letter to Ban Ki-Moon on atrocities in Darfur

Baroness Cox recently tabled a written question in the House of Lords asking Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of the response of the United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) to recent incidents including mass rape in Darfur. Ba...

December 3rd, 2014

HART Winter 2014 Newsletter

HART’s Winter Newsletter has been released today! For this edition, we asked our partners for their reflections on 2014, and their hopes for the coming year. This newsletter is full of their remarkable stories, achievements and ideas. It also contains details of our new online gift shop, launched today – just in time for Christmas!...

November 11th, 2014

Sudan: Authenticity of leaked meeting minutes

Earlier this month a set of documents emerged, apparently leaked from a high level source in Sudan. The documents carry a clear indication of the Government of Sudan’s intentions towards the people of South Kordofan. The full text of the documents can be found here. The docum...

July 15th, 2014

Baroness Cox raises a question on Sudan in the House of Lords

On Monday 14th July, Baroness Cox raised a short question on Sudan for debate in the House of Lords. She asked Her Majesty’s Government “what is their assessment of human rights in the Republic of Sudan”, then moved into a short speech in which she spoke with “a heavy heart from first-hand evidence”. ...

June 10th, 2014

International community must act to end Sudan’s “unprecedented and intense” bombing of civilians

46 organisations, including HART, have appealed to the UN Security Council to demand an end to the targeting of civilians by the Government of Sudan’s Armed Forces. The press release follows; you can download the letter itself below.  A coalition of 46 organizations pro...

April 1st, 2014

HART Spring 2014 Newsletter

HART’s Spring Newsletter for 2014 has been released today! You can download your copy just below. Featured in this issue: – An update on the continuing conflict and growing humanitarian crisis in South Sudan, where over a million people have been displaced since December 2013....

March 20th, 2014

HART Visit to South Sudan

A new report from the Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust (HART), based on a recent visit to South Sudan, attests to a rapidly deteriorating humanitarian crisis and widespread impunity for grave human rights abuses. It calls for more people to speak out on South Sudan....

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 11th, 2013

VIDEO: Bombardment in the Nuba Mountains 10 December 2013

Yesterday (10 December 2013) video footage captured the bombardment of a village in the Nuba Mountains region of Sudan. Four bombs and one missile were used by a Sukhoi Su-24 Jet to attack civilians’ homes and the marketplace. Please share this video to raise awareness of what the NCP Government in Khartoum is doing to its own people....

November 19th, 2013

‘Bombed but not beaten, forgotten victims of persecution in Sudan’ : An article by Baroness Cox

Last Sunday, The Universe published an article by Baroness Cox on the humanitarian situation in the Nuba Mountains & Blue Nile State, Sudan. The article particularly focuses on telling the story of religious persecution in the Nuba Mountains. Despite the conditions lived under by the church there, Baroness Cox says: “The persecuted Church survives, grows, worships and loves....
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