Hyestart is an organization supporting the development of democracy and human rights in Armenia (including its Diaspora) and the region, notably in Turkey. 


Hyestart promotes minority rights and artistic freedoms, while supporting contemporary artistic creation that questions society.

With its bilingual blog, Hyestart also positions itself as a think tank in the areas above.

  • The Vartanush Krikorian Fund.

  • The Program of the Armenian stand at the Geneva Book Fair. 

  • Conferences promoting human rights in Armenia and Turkey.

  • Electoral observation missions in Armenia.

  • Our blog.

  • Supporting us with a gift is the best way you can help us achieve our goals. 

  • Your money will help us raise issues that are usually silenced.

  • We have a concrete impact locally. 

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Interview by Dove Tales

Full interview of Alexis Krikorian (Hyestart) by Jean Rafferty (Dove Tales) about the situation in Karabakh. A great conversation allowing to shed light on the continuing atrocities in Karabagh, state-sponsored Armenophobia in Turkey and Azerbaijan, the reasons behind Europe’s « neutrality », and to highlight what can be done advocacy wise.

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