Story on Illegal Abortions Wins Second Prize

Armenian reporter Marianna Grigoryan won second prize at the Eastern European Journalism Awards on December 1 in Warsaw. The prize was awarded for Grigoryan’s story on the growing number of illegal home abortions in the country. The investigation was supported by SCOOP.
Another SCOOP-supported story was among the finalists in the contest.  The investigation “Business in ... Read More »

UN Award to SCOOP-supported Reporter

Marianna Grigoryan’s story “Home Abortions Destroy Young Women”, which was supported by SCOOP,  has been awarded a special prize by the UN Armenian office.
Though the article  did not cover the topic of the UN Journalism Award contest, namely, the UN activities, the jury decided to grant a special encouraging prize to the article.
The original story was ... Read More »

Workers underpaid in gold mine

Workers in the Deno Gold mine in Armenia had to go to court to get their salaries from the Canadian owned company.
There is no doubt, that Ashot Grigoryan and his colleagues were paid too late, too little and sometimes not at all. The matter was investigated by the Armenian authorities which in the end only ... Read More »


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