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April 21st, 2015

Life at the Heart of a Frozen Conflict: How does Nagorno-Karabakh’s Unrecognised Status Affect its Residents? | HART Prize for Human Rights

This essay, by Helen Lilley, was shortlisted in the HART Prize for Human Rights Senior Essay Category. View more entries here.  In February 1988, Armenians in Nagorno-Karabakh came out to demonstrate in favour of leaving the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic and unifying with the Armenian SSR....

April 15th, 2015

Private Parts | HART Prize for Human Rights

Winning entry in the HART Prize for Human Rights Junior Creative Category Please Note: this entry is a poem about Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Sudan and the content may be triggering. PRIVATE PARTS
-Kashi Syal Her worn battered palm caresses my forehead, she hushes my w...

April 15th, 2015

Human Rights and Cycles of Conflict: The Experience of Sudan | HART Prize for Human Rights

This is the winning entry in the HART Prize for Human Rights Senior Essay Category, written by Elodie Jacoby. Read more entries here.   Breaking cycles of conflict in the world’s poorest societies is one of the most elusive and challenging goals for the global community....

April 15th, 2015

Winners of the HART Prize for Human Rights Announced!

In an event last night in London, we announced the winners of this year’s HART Prize for Human Rights. Over the past few months, we have been reaching out to young people across the UK, letting them know about HART’s work, our partners, and the competition itself....

April 15th, 2015

To what extent is the International Criminal Court’s suspension of investigations on alleged war crimes in Sudan justified? | HART Prize for Human Rights

This is the winning entry in the HART Prize for Human Rights Junior Essay Category. Read more entries here.  The inception of the International Criminal Court via the 1998 Rome Statute was a landmark event. Established as a “court of last resort” to try suspected perpetrators of war crimes and other extremely serious criminal offences, the ICC has courted controversy over its 12 year lifespan- significantly following the suspension of its investigations into alleged war crimes perpetrated by the Sudanese government in the Darfur region[i]....
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