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July 15th, 2019

Hope and Recovery series– Gevorg and Marina

Photo of Gevorg and his sister Marina from our latest visit to Nagorno-Karabakh
Now in its 21st year, the Lady Cox Rehabilitation Centre continues to expand the array of services that it offers to patients of all ages. Physiotherapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy and hydrotherapy are each available at the centre, which now employs 73 staff and treats over 1,000 patients a year....

July 12th, 2019

Nagorno-Karabakh: Tackling a Legacy of Stigmatisation

Photo of patients of the Lady Cox Rehabilitation centre in Nagorno-Karabakh taken during our 2019 visit.
Soviet attitudes towards disabilities: The Soviets’ mentality towards those with disabilities continues to shape discourse and policies, and the experience of those with disabilities in the region today....

July 11th, 2019

Hope and Recovery series– Mkhitar

Photo of Mkhitar, who has been a patient at the centre for 20 years now!
Now in its 21st year, the Lady Cox Rehabilitation Centre continues to expand the array of services that it offers to patients of all ages. Physiotherapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy and hydrotherapy are each available at the centre, which now employs 73 staff and treats over 1,000 patients a year....

July 5th, 2019

Aftermath of the 2018 ‘Velvet Revolution’ in Nagorno-Karabakh

“Long live the revolution of love and peace”, Velvet revolution Armenia 2018
In Armenia in 2018, Nikol Pashinyan was swept into power through a movement called the ‘Velvet Revolution’ (Citation). A coalition of different societal forces worked together to unseat the regime due to their discontent with the state of politics (Citation)....

July 1st, 2019

July Focus: Nagorno-Karabakh

This month our focus is on Nagorno-Karabakh and our partners at the Lady Cox Rehabilitation Centre. As the only disability centre in the region, the centre carries out vital work helping individuals with disabilities to live independent lives, whilst simultaneously working to remove the stigma surrounding disability, through exemplifying what can be achieved with training and commitment....

March 1st, 2019

Country Briefings – December 2018 to February 2019

Every three months, we publish news-round ups on key issues, humanitarian reports and political conditions which affect HART’s partner organisations. Read about ISIS’ last enclave in Syria, Nigeria’s presidential election, and the release of 119 child soldiers in South Sudan by clicking on the country links below....

January 31st, 2019

What would peace in Nagorno-Karabakh look like?

The recent increase in meetings—both formal and informal—between Armenia and Azerbaijan to discuss the decades long Nagorno-Karabakh conflict have left many optimistic. During a recent meeting, Armenian foreign minister, Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, and his Azeri counterpart, Elmar Mammadyarov spoke about the possibility of “prepar[ing] populations for peace”; leading the OSCE’s Minsk group to release the most hopeful and positive press release on the matter in a very long time....

January 18th, 2019

Visiting The Lady Cox Rehabilitation Centre

HART friend and supporter, Ivan Corea joined some of the HART team on their most recent visit to Nagorno-Karabakh in September 2018. As a former autism awareness campaigner, Ivan has recently written about the visit on his website. The full article  “Caroline Cox, a Baroness in the House of Lords, in the British Parliament, is one of the kindest, most caring and compassionate women I have ever met....

January 17th, 2019

Human Rights Watch 2019 World Report

On Thursday 17th January, Human Rights Watch (HRW) released its 29th annual review of human rights practices in more than 100 countries around the world. The report summarises the key threats to human rights in those countries, reporting on events from late 2017 through to November 2018....

October 10th, 2018

‘Artsakh’s Angel’ Baroness Cox receives Advocate for Justice Award

On the 7th October, Baroness Caroline Cox was recognised yet again for her efforts in advocating justice and freedom for all people as The Armenian National Committee of America bestowed its 2018 “Advocate for Justice” award to HART’s very own Founder and President....
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