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
Jon Shaun Wong
Intermediate Essay Category:
1st) Kristen Palmer
2nd) Jessica Treves
3rd) Lea Han
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. ...
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....
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....
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....
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....
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....
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....
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....