Astghik Karapetyan

Astghik Karapetyan

Astghik Karapetyan has over 15 years of experience in the media. Since 2011, she has been reporting on topics covering human rights and the judiciary, including analytical and investigative pieces on state procurement, illegal enrichment, etc.

In recent years, she has been engaged in EU-funded “Multi-Faceted Anti-Corruption Promotion” and a joint EU-German program “Evidence-Based Advocacy for Reform.” Astghik was also the Public Relations Coordinator for an EU-funded program, “Commitment to Constructive Dialogue.”

In September 2017, she became the Editor-in-Chief of She elaborated the rules of ethics for the media outlet, as well as the rules for exercising the right to be forgotten.

2019-2020 Astghik has been a research fellow at the American New Media Advocacy Project. She is a co-founder and leader of Point 33 informative, advocacy NGO, which was founded in 2020. The vision of Point 33 is to have a comfortable environment and a supportive society for pregnant women and mothers of young children. In order to fulfill this vision, they implement information and advocacy campaigns, legal support programs.

She graduated from Yerevan State University, receiving bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism. In 2019, she received a Media Management Mini-MBA Certificate in Riga from the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE Riga).

The Hunt for Spies

There have been numerous public accusations related to espionage and high treason since the start of the 2020 Artsakh War. Despite all the noise, only one case of high treason and one case of espionage were filed during and after the war.