August 8th, 2018

Dispelling decades of stigma and taboo in the Caucasus region

The Caucasus region of Asia was a divided and heavily oppressed area during the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) occupation until its collapse in the early 90’s. Soviet attitudes and taboo’s on the subject of its disabled populace were deeply entrenched in the people of the Caucasus region even after its collapse and the countries that now control and dispute its mountainous landscape....

May 16th, 2018

Baroness Cox talks Global Nursing in Parliament

On 14th May 2018 Baroness Cox responded in the HoL to Lord Crisp’s (crossbench) notion for greater Government investment in global nursing. In her speech, Caroling refers to two HART Partners, PAORINHER in Uganda and The Lady Cox Rehabilitation Centre in Nagorno-Karabakh, drawing attention to the brilliant dedication and ability of their staff....

March 7th, 2018

Statement on the 30th Anniversary of the Sumgait Pogrom

On the 28th February, the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia released a statement to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Sumgait Pogrom. This is an annual event, remembered throughout Armenia, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Armenian Diaspora....

January 12th, 2018

HART Weekly Review 12/01/2018

This week’s HART Weekly Review features a letter signed by Baroness Cox to the Government, blogs and a summary of the top stories from the countries where we work. Letter to the UK Government to redouble efforts in South Sudan: Baroness Cox co-signed a letter to the UK Government to increase peacebuilding efforts in South Sudan. ...

October 27th, 2016

Nagorno-Karabakh: The Bigger Picture

It has been over six months since the dramatic flare up in hostilities between Azeri and Karabakhi Armenian forces last April. In spite of a ceasefire being agreed to in a matter of days, little progress remains to be achieved in the Minsk peace process and the conflict continues to fly largely under the radar of the international press....

October 5th, 2016

‘NKR has to be part of negotiations’: Baroness Caroline Cox sits down with Armedia

Our very own founder and president Baroness Caroline Cox recently sat down with the Armenian press organisation Armedia to discuss the 25th anniversary of Armenia’s independence and ongoing conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh. The Baroness recently visited Nagorno-Karabakh and celebrated the Lady Cox Rehabilitation Centre’s 18th birthday....

May 27th, 2016

News Round-Up 27/05/16

Burma     India      
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April 29th, 2016

News Round up 29/04/16

Burma
  • According to The Irrawaddy, Karen freedom fighters from the Democratic Karen Benevolent Army (DKBA) have joined forces with the Arakan Army (AA) to fight against the Burma Army.
  • It is rumoured that a new bill which aims to revive Burma’s 1975 State Protection Law might be submitted to Parliament.
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April 9th, 2016

Nagorno-Karabakh recent clashes, and why I’ll be running the Marathon for HART

Last weekend saw the deaths of at least 46 Soldiers and two civilians on either side of the ongoing Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. As tensions still remain high, and an incredibly fragile new ceasefire has been held since Wednesday April 5th, citizens on either side of the conflict feel threatened, from Yerevan to Baku....

April 8th, 2016

News round-up 8/4/16

News from HART
  • This week, we have been closely monitoring the escalating conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh. Read words from our local partners here and add a message of support for civilians in Nagorno-Karabakh here.
  • Next week is the HART Prize for Human Rights Prize Giving and Exhibition. 
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