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October 21st, 2020

URGENT STATEMENT: Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh)

  HART remains deeply concerned by the escalation of military offensives by Azerbaijan and Turkey against the historically-Armenian land of Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh). 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....

October 16th, 2020

Nagorno Karabakh at the Forefront of Baroness Cox’s Work in the House of Lords

  As per usual, Baroness Cox has been hard at work in the House of Lords. This month, the continued Azerbaijani and Turkish aggression towards Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh) has been at the forefront of her advocacy as she campaigns on behalf of the safety and the right to self-determination of the region and for peace....

October 14th, 2020

BREAKING: Azeri Attacks Threaten Nagorno Karabakh’s Only Disability Rehab Centre

  Within a three-day period, all staff and patients were forced to evacuate.   In the midst of the conflict in Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh) lies a profound symbol of hope – The Lady Cox Rehabilitation Centre – an internationally recognised ‘Centre of Excellence.’...

October 9th, 2020

Baroness Cox Advocates for Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh) in the House of Lords

This week, Baroness Cox, alongside members of the House of Lords, advocated on behalf of Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh) as Azerbaijani and Turkish aggression continues to devastate the region despite global calls for a ceasefire and Artsakh’s position under the UN Charter as a sovereign independent state....

August 21st, 2020

Hundreds Taken Hostage by Jihadists in Raid in North East Nigeria

On Tuesday night, Kukawa town in Borno State was raided by 20 trucks of jihadist militants and hundreds of people are reported to have been taken hostage. Many had only recently returned from refugee camps, with 1,200 returning to Kukawa in early August from camps near the state capital Maiduguri....

July 24th, 2020

Letter to Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab MP Concerning Sanctions Imposed on Syria

Baroness Cox has authored and co-signed, alongside two former ambassadors to Syria, two former Archbishop’s of Canterbury, a former Chief of General Staff of the British Army, a former Chief of Naval Staff and many others, a letter to Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab imploring him to end the economic sanctions on Syria....

June 17th, 2020

All-Party Parliamentary Group for International Freedom of Religion or Belief Publish Report: Nigeria: Unfolding Genocide?

  On 15/06/20 the All-Party Parliamentary Group for International Freedom of Religion or Belief published a report entitled Nigeria: Unfolding Genocide? Baroness Cox is the current Co-Chair of the APPG for International Freedom of Religion or Belief....

June 12th, 2020

Baroness Cox’s Letter to The Times on Modern Slavery Published 12/06/2020

  Sir, While I support the concerns about the legacy of historical slavery, I fear there is a failure adequately to recognise and respond to the continuing tragedy of modern slavery, which comes in many forms. In recent years slavery has been used as a weapon of war in Sudan; sexual slavery and forced labour has occurred in Burma, former child soldiers are now seeking a new life in northern Uganda and human trafficking is taking place on our own doorsteps....

June 3rd, 2020

Baroness Cox Written Questions and Answers in the HoL June 2020 (Updated)

  Below are the written answers relevant to HART that Baroness Cox has asked over the past month. The document will be continually updated as and when answers are published by the House of Lords. Full transcripts of the questions and answers are available for download here....
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