BHC calls on authorities to investigate reports of systemic human rights violations regarding refugee access to territory and international protection
Human rights defenders report many cases of robbery, physical violence or degrading treatment of asylum seekers in Bulgaria.
Discriminatory 'Burqa Ban' Should Be Reviewed by Bulgaria's Constitutional Court
The Bulgarian Helsinki Committee wrote an open letter to the Bulgarian ombudsman, asking her to approach the Constitutional Court regarding the country's ban on garments that entirely or partially conceal the face.
BHC Strongly Condemns the Attack on its Chairman Krassimir Kanev
The human rights activist was attacked today in the city centre.
2 Yazidi women who escaped IS group win human rights prize
Two Yazidi women who escaped sexual enslavement by the Islamic State group and went on to become advocates for others have won the European Union's Sakharov Prize for human rights.
Violence, Vermin and Overcrowding Persist in Bulgarian Prisons
The Bulgarian Helsinki Committee has issued a report to the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe that found no positive changes in Bulgaria's penitentiary system
Ten countries host half of world's refugees: report
World's wealthiest nations accused by Amnesty of leaving poorer countries bearing the brunt of global refugee crisis.