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November 26th, 2013

Baroness Cox receives the first ‘Charles Aznavour Prize for Outstanding Achievements in Fostering Europe-Armenian Friendship’

Yesterday, (25/11/13) Baroness Cox was awarded the first Charles Aznavour Prize for Outstanding Achievements in Fostering Europe-Armenian Friendship. The award has been created by the Brussels-based NGO European Friends of Armenia (EuFoA) and the Europe-Armenia Adv...

November 19th, 2013

‘Bombed but not beaten, forgotten victims of persecution in Sudan’ : An article by Baroness Cox

Last Sunday, The Universe published an article by Baroness Cox on the humanitarian situation in the Nuba Mountains & Blue Nile State, Sudan. The article particularly focuses on telling the story of religious persecution in the Nuba Mountains. Despite the conditions lived under by the church there, Baroness Cox says: “The persecuted Church survives, grows, worships and loves....

November 19th, 2013

Baroness Cox speaks out on the violence and in the Central African Republic

Yesterday in the House of Lords, Baroness Cox joined a short question put forward by Baroness Berridge. The question asked what assessment the British Government have made of the security and humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) and the Great Lakes region of Africa....

November 12th, 2013

HART Winter 2013 Newsletter

HART’s Winter 2013 Newsletter is now available! Featuring Baroness Cox’s 80th visit to Nagorno-Karabakh, a reflection on our latest trip to Nigeria and an update from Blue Nile State, Sudan, as well as upcoming events and news from our partners… You can download your copy of the newsletter below....

November 8th, 2013

The bonds of silence need to be broken: ‘India’s Forgotten Children’ are remembered

Last night (07/11/13) saw the premier of India’s Forgotten Children, a film by Pipe Village Trust, which portrays the widespread trafficking, persecution and oppression among the children and young people of India’s 300 million strong Dalit community....

October 29th, 2013

Baroness Cox asks what the British government’s response is to recent developments in Sudan.

Yesterday, in the House of Lords, Baroness Cox asked the British Government what is their response to recent developments in the Republic of Sudan?’ In September protests in Sudanese cities over increasing fuel prices were violently suppressed, resulting in the deaths of at least 200 people....

September 17th, 2013

Report from Nigeria

HART’s visit to Nigeria last week revealed a worrying growth in violence and terrorist activity by militant groups, including the self-avowed Islamist Boko Haram which has declared its intention to drive all Christians out of northern Nigeria....

August 30th, 2013

Baroness Cox Joins the Debate on Syria

The British Parliament was recalled yesterday for an urgent discussion on the possibility of a military response to developments in Syria. Baroness Cox joined the debate, arguing that a military intervention could unleash even more suffering for the Syrian people....

August 27th, 2013

‘This Immoral Trade: Slavery In The 21st Century’ : Updated And Extended Edition By Baroness (Caroline) Cox and Others

 

If slavery is to be abolished in the twenty-first century, we must first break the bonds of ignorance, silence, interest, ideology, complacency and complicity.”    

Baroness (Caroline) Cox

  Following the widely acclaimed first edition (2006) marking the bicentenary of William Wilberforce’s parliamentary achievement in abolishing the slave trade in the British Empire, this second edition reminds us that we must continue to challenge this immoral practice. ...

August 21st, 2013

New Developments: Shan Women’s Action Network – Women’s Crisis Support Programme

Shan State in Burma borders China, Laos and Thailand and has a population of approximately 5 million. However due to the violent persecution of ethnic nationals by the Burmese authorities many Shan people have been forced to flee Shan State to neighbouring Thailand....
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