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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April 6th, 2016

Voices of Karabakh: The Uncut and Untold Accounts of Karabakh Civilians

  On Monday we posted an overview of the news coverage detailing the escalation of violence in Nagorno-Karabakh from 2nd April, with facts and reports by some of the world’s biggest news outlets, from the BBC to CNN. Much of the discussion centered around the geopolitics of the conflict and possible future scenarios, yet little focused on the human cost that such an escalation in violence has had....

April 4th, 2016

Escalating Violence in Nagorno-Karabakh: An Update

On Saturday, April 2nd fighting broke out in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh. According to Al Jazeera, “at least 30 soldiers from both sides have been killed”.  
REUTERS/Vahram Baghdasaryan/Photolure. April 3, 2016.
  Yet, there were also numerous civilian casualties, as Russia Today reported in this video, which documents the experience of “two Nagorno-Karabakh boys, who were injured after shells landed near a school”....

March 11th, 2016

HART News Round-up 11/03/16

News from HART
  • This week, we have been celebrating Mother’s Day and International Women’s Day by publishing blog posts written by interns and HART Ambassadors on the themes of maternal health and gender equality. Click here to read the full blog series – more blogs to come at the weekend!
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February 19th, 2016

HART News Round-up 19/02/16

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