Bulgaria Sentenced for Parents Deprived of Contact With Their Children
The European Court of Human Rights ruled on April 6 that Bulgaria violated Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, which concerns the right to privacy and family life.
Bulgarian Caretaker Government Repeals Regulation on Refugee Integration
The Bulgarian Helsinki Committee says the repeal of the regulation on the integration of refugees is illegitimate, immoral and a threat to national security.
STATEMENT regarding Bulgarian parliamentary elections in Turkey on 26 March 2017
For the Bulgarian parliamentary elections on 26 March 2017, a total of 35 polling stations were opened in Turkey. Considering the drastic reduction in the number of polling stations in Turkey compared to the previous parliamentary elections and the fact that the largest Bulgarian migrant community lives in the city of Bursa, the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee (BHC) sent an observer to monitor the election day in the Turkish city.
Refugee rights subsiding?
Europe’s two-tier protection regime and its effect on the rights of beneficiaries
BHC submitted written comments concerning Bulgaria for consideration by CERD at its 92nd session
Bulgarian human rights defenders note the participation of racist and xenophobic political parties in the government.
Belarus: Civic solidarity movement condemns mass detentions and police violence against peaceful demonstrators, calls for a strong reaction by the international community
Statement by members of the Civic Solidarity Platform