Uncovering anti‑Roma discrimination in criminal justice systems in Europe: Key findings

10.12.2020

New Campaign by the BHC and Partners Aims to Build the First Hotline for Male Domestic Abusers in Bulgaria

09.09.2020

Bulgarian Helsinki Committee joined an appeal to resolve the crisis in the OSCE

17.07.2020

CoE Commissioner for Human Rights: Stronger commitment needed to combat racism, fight gender stereotypes and increase media freedom in Bulgaria

31.03.2020

Second time in a row: Bulgaria’s prosecutor general refuses to accept a report on the human rights situation in the country

05.07.2019

Violations of rights instead of legitimate restrictions to control the epidemic marked 2020

13.05.2021

What we do

We document human rights violations

We monitor the human rights situation in Bulgaria since 1992. We provide Bulgarian and international institutions with expert reports and statements, informing legislators, state administration, as well as the broader society.

We provide free legal aid

We do strategic litigation in selected cases of violations of basic human rights in Bulgaria. We prioritise aiding vulnerable communities for whose members it is unlikely to have access to justice.

We do advocacy

We organise campaigns to inform broader Bulgarian and international society on the human rights situation in Bulgaria and we mobilise civil society for causes in defense of human rights.

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Прессъобщение

Appeal for ensuring a physically present school year in Bulgaria

Four Bulgarian NGO’s incl. the BHC, working in the field of human rights, children rights and the rights of people with disabilities sent an open letter to the authorities according to children rights in COVID-19 situation. They demand urgent measures to protect the interests of children in the context of epidemics.

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Прессъобщение

Violations of rights instead of legitimate restrictions to control the epidemic marked 2020

This week the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee presented its annual report on human rights

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Събитие

Uncovering anti‑Roma discrimination in criminal justice systems in Europe

New research carried out by criminal justice NGO Fair Trials, in partnership with APADOR-CH, the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee, the Hungarian Helsinki Committee, and Rights International Spain shows the prevalence of discriminatory views against Roma in criminal justice systems of Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, and Spain.

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Новина

New Campaign by the BHC and Partners Aims to Build the First Hotline for Male Domestic Abusers

There is a large number of campaigns dedicated to the domestic violence issue in Bulgaria, but none of them are targeted directly at the abusers. Our goal is to change that.

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Декларация

Civic Solidarity Platform: Bulgarian Parliament Should Reject Draft NGO Law

Bulgarian Parliament Should Reject Draft NGO Law as Contradicting the State's OSCE Commitments, International Human Rights Obligations and the EU Norms

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Новина

Bulgarian Helsinki Committee joined an appeal to resolve the crisis in the OSCE

In the past weeks, a shocking process has unfolded of delegitimizing the work of four top officials of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) by States participating in the organization and thus putting in question the value of the work of the institutions and bodies they have been leading.

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Новина

Civic Solidarity Platform Statement: U.S. racism and police violence and the human dimension heritage of the OSCE

New Civic Solidarity Platform Statement signed by 37 CSP members, including the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee, on U.S. racism and police violence and the human dimension heritage of the OSCE was issued on the 8th of June regarding the mass anti-racial protests in the USA. See full text bellow or at CSP's website.

Stories

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  • The Miracle of Tundja

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