Topic: HALO Trust

WASHINGTON — One year after the 2020 Karabakh (Artsakh) War, there is only one international NGO with a presence in what is left of the historic territory of Artsakh: the landmine clearance organization HALO (Hazardous Area Life-support[...]

By Alina Aslanian  Special to the Mirror-Spectator STEPANAKERT — Driving through Karvachar just days before the handover to Azerbaijan, I stared hard at the scenery, as if to imprint the details into my memory. I knew it would be the[...]

By Alina Aslanian STEPANAKERT —The strangest thing about Stepanakert right now is the silence. Armenians are naturally gregarious and social, so seeing the streets empty of playing children is unsettlingly eerie. It’s also an[...]

WASHINGTON — The US House of Representatives approved on Thursday, July 23, $1.4 million in fresh US funding for humanitarian demining operations in Nagorno-Karabakh carried out by a British charity. The HALO Trust has cleared tens of[...]

WASHINGTON — Twenty-two United States Senators signed a letter to the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) encouraging continued funding to The HALO Trust to complete its mine clearance in Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh).[...]

STEPANAKERT (Armenpress) — Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh Republic) Masis Mayilian received the Artsakh Program Manager of the HALO Trust, Michael Newton, on April 10. During the meeting, the[...]

STEPANAKERT — Three local employees of the HALO Trust, an organization tasked with demining land there, were killed by an explosion of an anti-tank landmine in Ghazanchi area of Artsakh on March 29. Two others were seriously injured.[...]