– Approximately 200 far-right supporters gathered in downtown Sofia on February 22nd after Bulgaria’s Supreme Administrative Court upheld the city mayor’s ban on their annual torchlight [...]
Bozho Kolov recounts the latest news from Bulgaria, Jan-Feb 2020.
– On November 25th Deputy Director of the National Police Office Blagorodna Makeva announced that in 2018, more than 31 000 reports of domestic violence had been received by the police in [...]
– On October 22nd the European Commission announced that the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) for judicial review in Bulgaria could be lifted because “the progress made [by the [...]
Protests over early parole to murder-convicted Australian and controversies over the upcoming election of the new Prosecutor General
The last few months in Bulgaria were hot and stormy, just like the county’s political scene. Although the National Assembly had a long vacation, Bulgarians were not given a break from scandals [...]
– The results of the European Parliament (EP) elections on May 26th in Bulgaria reconfirmed the balance of power in the National Assembly. The ruling Citizens for European Development of [...]
– According to a report released on April 30th by the Bulgarian National Statistical Institute, 22% of the country’s population live under the poverty threshold. Roughly 70% of Roma in [...]