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Topic: Nagorno-Karabakh

November 2nd, 2015

Beauty from Ashes

We have just received copies of two articles written by Baroness Cox for British Global and Travel Health Association (BGTHA) magazine Travelwise and thought we’d share them with you. In Travelwise 53 Spring 2015, Baroness Cox shares stories of visits to Nagorno-Karabakh where HART supports a Rehabilitation Centre....

August 12th, 2015

Restoring the Concept of Equal Value of Human Life

Vardan Tadevosyan served as a tank commander in the soviet army 1985-7. Then his career took a turn; he became a blessing to his country in a more peaceful and constructive capacity. Today he plays a leading role in the reparation of a nation’s attitude towards disability, as well as the rehabilitation of individual lives....

July 20th, 2015

Opening out against closure – Nagorno-Karabakh’s democracy and the irony of the international reaction

“In the context of a comprehensive settlement of the conflict, we recognize the role of the people of Nagorno-Karabakh in deciding their future.  However, none of our three countries, nor any other country, recognizes Nagorno-Karabakh as an independent and sovereign state. 

July 9th, 2015

Baroness Cox spoke at A.G.B.U. “LIVING MEMORY” event

On Friday 26th June, Baroness Cox spoke at the Armenian General Benevolent Union’s event ‘Living Memory’ commemorating the centenary of the Armenian Genocide. Here is an article published by Orer Magazine describing the event....

June 23rd, 2015

Sargsyan v Azerbaijan Case – an ECHR ruling for an Armenian refugee and the importance of refugees’ legal rights

Continuing HART’s World Refugee Day blog series, Jamie Osborn examines a recent European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruling on the case of an Armenian refugee from Nagorno-Karabakh and its implications for refugee rights, preventing discrimination, and conflict resolution....

May 20th, 2015

Nagorno-Karabakh, My thoughts and experiences

An anonymous writer visited Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh independently in January 2015. Here, he shares his reflections. We all crowded round the shanty minibus that morning as a man approached me slowly on account of my rucksack. It was a misty winter morning on the outskirts of Yerevan, the Armenian capital....

May 12th, 2015

Baroness Cox’s Contribution to the Global Forum in Yerevan on the Occasion of the Centenary of the Armenian Genocide.

Many may have read HART’s report on the Global Forum Against the Crime of Genocide, which took place in Yerevan, two days before the official date for recognition of the centenary of the Armenian Genocide. Day two of this forum was chaired by  Patrick Devedjian (France), Nikolay Ryzhkov (Russia) and Baroness Caroline Cox (UK)....

April 22nd, 2015

Life in limbo: past, present, and future in Nagorno-Karabakh | HART Prize for Human Rights

This entry, by Gillian Wong Miswardi, received Second Prize in the HART Prize for Human Rights. View more entries here.  When describing the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh, one often hears the term ‘frozen conflict’ being used. On some level, the conflict is indeed ‘frozen’.

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....

December 3rd, 2014

HART Winter 2014 Newsletter

HART’s Winter Newsletter has been released today! For this edition, we asked our partners for their reflections on 2014, and their hopes for the coming year. This newsletter is full of their remarkable stories, achievements and ideas....
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