October 4th, 2020

HART Prize 2020 Winners Announced!

The winners of the HART Prize 2019-2020 were announced during a virtual awards ceremony hosted by the HART staff on Sunday 4th October. After reviewing all of the amazing submissions we received, the winners were as follows:   Senior Essay Category: 1st) Gina Ghuman 2nd) Violet Smart Joint 3rd) Kinza Hussain and Ryan Cunnington   Highly Commended:
  • Jon Shaun Wong
  • Rukevwe Otive-Igbuzor
  • Tayo Obi
  • Uwati Okojie
  Intermediate Essay Category: 1st) Kristen Palmer 2nd) Jessica Treves 3rd) Lea Han   Highly Commended:
  • Carolyn Huang
  • Jasper Sodha
  • Meera Thakrar
  • Simon Brooks
  Junior Essay Category: 1st) Greta Kennedy 2nd) Imogen Palmer 3rd) Claudia Luczkiw   Highly Commended:
  • Alexander Newman
  • Eva-Marie Pornaris
  • Lucy Papworth
  Senior Creative Category: 1st) Lauren Falconer 2nd) Sarah A....

October 4th, 2020

Baroness Cox Statement on the conflict by Azerbaijan against Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh)

  To whom it may concern, It is with profound concern that we are following the deeply disturbing escalation of the conflict by Azerbaijan against Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh). It is impossible to overstate the significance of these events and the extreme danger presented to the whole region if they escalate further.  ...

October 4th, 2020

HART Urgent Call to Cease Hostilities in Nagorno Karabakh

  Azerbaijani-Turkish large scale aggression against Nagorno Karabakh raising genocidal fears and risking regional escalation.  URGENT CALL TO CEASE HOSTILITIES. It is impossible to overstate the significance of the large scale aggression against Nagorno Karabakh  by Azerbaijan and the extreme danger presented to the whole region by this escalation....

October 1st, 2020

Renewed conflict: Basement voices from Stepanakert

HART supporter and translator, Artemis lives in Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) with her family. Below is her account of what is happening right now in Artsakh since the renewal of conflict and aggression on Sunday 27th September.  “COVID-19 is now something of the past for Armenian people....

September 29th, 2020

Baroness Cox statement on the escalation of conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh

Following the launch of a massive land and air offensive involving massive rocket, artillery, drone and air bombardments along the entire Artsakh-Azerbaijani front on early Sunday morning, intensive battles are continuing for the second day....

September 18th, 2020

Press Release: Meeting with the Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church-17 September

  On the evening of 17th September, one of Syria’s most senior clerics, Ignatius Aphrem II, issued an urgent statement calling on the UK Government to, “save lives,” and, “lift economic sanctions immediately.” He made the comments during a humanitarian conference with British parliamentarians, diplomats and international religious leaders including Baroness Cox and Dr Andrew Ashdown from HART and Former British Ambassador to Syria, Peter Ford....

September 14th, 2020

Baroness Cox and Co-Signatories Write to Commonwealth Secretary-General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC Regarding Escalating Violence in Nigeria

  Baroness Cox, alongside 19 co-signatories, has today written to Commonwealth Secretary-General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC to highlight urgent concerns about escalating violence in Nigeria, where attacks led by Boko Haram, Fulani herders and other Islamist militia continue in northern and central-belt states, with reports of increasing violence in the southeast....

September 14th, 2020

Letter From Baroness Cox to the Ambassador of Azerbaijan-10th September

  Last week, Baroness Cox continued her years of advocacy on behalf of Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh), and wrote to the Ambassador of Azerbaijan in the UK, Mr Tahir Taghizade. Baroness Cox, in reply to a letter she received on 7th September, wanted to provide some alternative accounts of reality on the record and highlight at least four serious concerns....

September 14th, 2020

September 2020- Baroness Cox Questions and Answers in the House of Lords

  With the House of Lords back after the summer recess, so too are updates from the questions asked by Baroness Cox and the subsequent answers published by the Government. Click below to download and read....
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