January 27th, 2020
WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES ATTACHED
On Wednesday 22 January, just after 7am, nomadic Misseriya herders attacked the Dinka village of Kolom in the disputed Abyei region on the Sudan-South Sudan border.
The herders arrived on tuk-tuks and motorbikes, armed with assault rifles and two RPG-7s....
January 23rd, 2020
January, an entire section of a humanitarian facility in Ngala town, was burned down. Ngala is around 124 km away from Borno state’s capital Maiduguri. It is reported that all humanitarian staff in the facility are safe, however, a few of the vehicles used by the humanitarians to deliver aid had also been burnt....
December 13th, 2019
Whilst Aung San Suu Kyi continues to stay silent in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the claim that the Burmese military used systematic sexual violence and rape against Rohingya Muslim women and girls, it has been found that male victims of sexual violence are keeping silent in Bangladesh’s refugee camps....
October 29th, 2019
Syria has been destabilised to its very core. For many, a lasting and effective solution is hard to fathom. According to the United Nations
180,000 people have been displaced from the north-east region since the Turkish offensive on 9th
October, with great concern over their safety and protection....
October 21st, 2019
Even before the Syrian conflict, the availability of public mental health services in Syria was extremely limited. A lack of funding meant that they were understaffed and underdeveloped. Neither the state nor humanitarian agencies provided enough support for these services....
July 25th, 2018
Recently, the Rohingya situation in Myanmar (Burma) has been making headlines. The long-endured atrocities suffered by the Rohingya have escalated on 25 August 2017 through the ‘clearance operation’ by security forces as a response to attacks
by opposing militants....
March 23rd, 2018
“May this day mark a new beginning of tolerance, unity and love for one another. Let our cultural and ethnic diversity be a source of pride and strength, not parochialisms and conflict…”
President Salva Kiir at South Sudan’s official independence July 9, 2011
As civil war rages on into its fifth year in South Sudan, the world watches as growing political, cultural and economic instability erupts into violence, starvation and mass evacuation....
February 21st, 2018
Baroness Cox is among 102 Parliamentarians who co-signed a letter addressed to the Foreign Secretary, Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP, calling for the Myanmar Military to be held accountable for their actions.
The letter, dated 21st February 2018, demands urgent action by the UK Government to state their firm support of a UN Security Council referral of the Burmese Military to the ICC (International Criminal Court)....
August 31st, 2017
Timor Leste recently held successful democratic elections, but will this bring stability to a fragile and malnourished nation?
Just over one month ago, on 22 July 2017, Timor Leste celebrated a landmark achievement: the country’s first ever national parliamentary elections to take place without the supervision of the United Nations....
February 15th, 2016
Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust (HART) release the findings from their January visit to partners in South Sudan and in the Nuba Mountains in Sudan. You can download the full report below.
- While there has been relative calm in South Kordofan for the past four months, those we interviewed within the Nuba Mountains expressed their deep concern over the build-up of Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) troops in strategic positions around Kauda.