November 2020

November 19th, 2020

Response to the Embassy of Azerbaijan’s Criticism of Baroness Cox’s Visit to Nagorno Karabakh

Tonight, Baroness Cox is one of four members of the House of Lords to have signed and issued a response to the Azerbaijani embassy’s criticism of Baroness Cox’s visit to Nagorno Karabakh. The response is as follows: “Members of the House of Lords reserve the right to hold conversations with interested parties in any given conflict and also reserve the right to hold opinions that differ from those of the official UK government position....

November 13th, 2020

An Update on the Lady Cox Disability Rehabilitation Centre

  Whilst the Lady Cox Rehabilitation Centre in Stepanakert remains evacuated, HART is pleased to report that the building itself has not been damaged. Unlike many hospitals in the region, the Centre was not hit by Azerbaijani or Turkish bombings during the conflict....

November 12th, 2020

Press Release: Baroness Cox Alongside Displaced Families in Armenia

  ‘MY HOME IS IN RUINS. I HAVE NOTHING LEFT’  BARONESS COX ALONGSIDE DISPLACED FAMILIES IN ARMENIA    Civilians in Nagorno Karabakh “hid under trees to escape aerial bombardments” with bodies “so destroyed” that DNA was needed to identify them, according to local witnesses who have been forced to flee their homes.   ...

November 12th, 2020

Baroness Cox’s November Questions and Answers in the House of Lords

  Questions relevant to HART, asked by Baroness Cox in the House of Lords this November, and the subsequent answers she has received from the British Government are available to read in the document below. The document will be updated accordingly as answers are published....

November 10th, 2020

HART’s Statement from Armenia on the Announced Ceasefire

  Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia have signed an agreement to end military conflict in Nagorno Karabakh, which took effect on Tuesday from 01:00 (local time).   Statement: We hope this ceasefire will bring an end to the military offensives by Azerbaijan, including the use of drones, cluster bombs and attacks on civilians....

November 8th, 2020

Urgent Statement: Fighting in Shushi and Conflicting Media Reports

  HART remains deeply concerned by the rapidly changing situation in Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh).     Earlier today, Azerbaijan reported that it had captured Shushi, a strategically important settlement, which sits on a mountain overlooking the capital city Stepanakert....

November 5th, 2020

Urgent Call From HART’s Partner in Nagorno Karabakh: “Churches Have Turned a Deaf Ear to our Suffering”

  Artemis is one of HART’s partners in Nagorno Karabakh. She told us in an urgent letter today that, “war crimes” are being committed by Azerbaijan and Turkey, “against civilians, women and children: kindergartens, school and hospitals, homes being shelled, bombed.”...

November 2nd, 2020

Nagorno Karabakh: Statement by Baroness Cox and Dr. John Eibner Calling for End to Military Aid to Azerbaijan

  Dr John Eibner, International President of Christian Solidarity International (CSI), a Christian religious rights organization, and HART Founder and CEO Baroness Caroline Cox, issued the following statement on 2 November 2020:   “We call on all members of the American-led North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the Russian-led Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), and Israel to suspend the provision of all lethal and non-lethal military supplies and technical assistance to Azerbaijan until the ultra-nationalistic dictatorship in Baku renounces the use of violence against the Armenian Christians of Nagorno Karabakh, and recognizes the right of that besieged community to self-determination....

November 2nd, 2020

Update on the Conflict in Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh)

  HART remains deeply concerned by the military offensives by Azerbaijan against the historically Armenian land of Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh), which have increased in severity in recent weeks. Civilian areas continue to be targeted with tanks, helicopters, drones, heavy artillery, multiple-launch rocket systems, including Smerch, and cluster bombs – in contravention of international law....
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