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June 3rd, 2020

Baroness Cox Written Questions and Answers in the HoL June 2020

  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....

May 29th, 2020

Nagorno Karabakh and the Rise of Armenophobia

  Since the four-day war between Armenia and Azerbaijan in April 2016, the Office of the Nagorno Karabakh Ombudsman has been documenting the unprecedented rise in anti-Armenian rhetoric in Azerbaijan. The findings point to a steep increase in anti-Armenian hate speech and discrimination across Azerbaijan....

May 22nd, 2020

Nagorno Karabakh- The Conflict Between Azerbaijan and Armenia

  At the centre of the dispute over Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh) is ethnicity. Both Armenians and Azeris (Azerbaijanis) consider the region to be historically and culturally theirs. Ethnic tensions in the region are based on centuries of conflict and still run high to this day....

May 15th, 2020

Soviet Attitudes toward Disability and the Lasting Effect on Nagorno Karabakh

  There is a now famous anecdote which has found its way into the historical canon. It goes like this: in the run up to the first Paralympic games in 1980, a representative of the Soviet Union was asked if the USSR would participate in the games in Great Britain....

May 5th, 2020

Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh) and COVID-19

  In light of the global pandemic, the Government of Armenia initially declared a state of emergency from 16th March to 14th April. This has since been extended to 14th May. On 24th March, the Government of Armenia announced a nationwide lockdown, limiting free movement in country for an initial 7-day period in order to limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19)....

July 24th, 2019

International Relations and Nagorno-Karabakh

During our latest visit to Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh, we had the opportunity to meet with various officials including the UK Ambassador to Armenia as well as the President and Foreign Minister of the Republic of Artsakh (Armenian name for Nagorno-Karabakh)....

July 22nd, 2019

Hope and Recovery series– Karine

Photo of Karine, Chief Therapist at the Lady Cox Rehabilitation Centre
Now in its 21st year, the Lady Cox Rehabilitation Centre continues to expand the array of services that it offers to patients of all ages. Physiotherapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy and hydrotherapy are each available at the centre, which now employs 73 staff and treats over 1,000 patients a year....

July 19th, 2019

Why Third-Party Mediation Efforts Have Failed in Nagorno-Karabakh

In March of 1992, an Iranian delegation led by then-Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mahmoud Vaezi visited Baku, Yerevan, Stepanakert, and Nakhichevan to meet with leaders from Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Nagorno-Karabakh (NKR) (1). Their delegacy marks the first third-party endeavour, involving all three main belligerents, to mediate the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict....

October 10th, 2018

‘Artsakh’s Angel’ Baroness Cox receives Advocate for Justice Award

On the 7th October, Baroness Caroline Cox was recognised yet again for her efforts in advocating justice and freedom for all people as The Armenian National Committee of America bestowed its 2018 “Advocate for Justice” award to HART’s very own Founder and President....

October 3rd, 2018

Country Briefings – June to August 2018

We know it can be hard to keep up with the international news, especially when it comes to the countries where our partners are based. Their situations are usually left out of the mainstream media because governments restricting access to certain areas mean journalists are unable to report, keeping devastating conditions hidden....
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