News – Rights Causes and Campaigns

News from human rights groups such as Amnesty International, Peter Tatchell Foundation, Liberty

  • HART Weekly Review 03/01/2018
    Happy New Year everyone! Below is our quick round-up of the latest news from the countries where our partners work. Burma:Burma’s Slaughter of the Rohingya Follows a Bloody Pattern: Around 400 Rohingya Muslims from an insurgent movement known as Harakan Al Yaqin simultaneous attacked three Burmese Border Guard Police headquarters in ... (more)
    Source: Humanitarian Aid Relief TrustPublished: 03-01-18By Stephanie Heyden
  • Baroness Cox receives answers to her Written Questions on Syria Overseas Aid
    Baroness Cox (Crossbench) recently posed two questions to the Government about Syria Overseas Aid, and received written answers from Lord Bates (Conservative Minister of State, Department for International Development) and Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Conservative Minister of State)  Question 1: 14th December 2017 Baroness Cox: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, ... (more)
    Source: Humanitarian Aid Relief TrustPublished: 03-01-18By Stephanie Heyden
  • HART Weekly Review 22/12/2017
    This week’s HART Weekly Review includes Questions asked by Baroness Cox in the House of Lords, Blogs, and a summary of the top stories from the countries where we work.   Questions in the House of Lords Baroness Cox Debate on Syria: House of Lords Hansard – On 20th December 2017, Baroness ... (more)
    Source: Humanitarian Aid Relief TrustPublished: 22-12-17By Stephanie Heyden
  • Baroness Cox Debate on Syria
    On 20th December 2017, Baroness Cox and other Peers asked the UK Government about their role in the current situation in Syria, and what they intend to do to rebuild the country after years of ongoing and devastating war.  Question Asked by Baroness Cox To ask Her Majesty’s Government what ... (more)
    Source: Humanitarian Aid Relief TrustPublished: 21-12-17By Stephanie Heyden
  • HART Weekly Review 15/12/17
    This week’s HART Weekly Review includes blogs and a summary of the top stories from the countries where we work Blogs 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. Like the ... (more)
    Source: Humanitarian Aid Relief TrustPublished: 15-12-17By Stephanie Heyden
  • Faith schools exploiting loophole to avoid teaching about other religions
    A recently launched Edexcel International Religious Education GCSE enables schools to only study one religion. This is despite Government moves brought into effect last year to require schools to study two religions at RE GCSE. This was supposed to lead to faith schools teaching about a faith other than that ... (more)
    Source: Accord CoalitionPublished: 01-12-17By Paul Pettinger