NGOs in Bulgaria Condemn Constitutional Court Decision Rejecting Istanbul Convention
Constitutional Court’s decision effectively stops Bulgaria from ratifying the Istanbul Convention, the most important document on violence against women
PRESS RELEASE: Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister defends his spouse for her racist anti-Roma comments
Doncheva remains defiant that with Roma people “the stick” is the right approach.
Court of Justice of the European Union: The Term ‘Spouse’ Includes Spouses of the Same Sex
Although the Member States have the freedom whether or not to authorise marriage between persons of the same sex, they may not obstruct the freedom of residence of an EU citizen by refusing to grant his same-sex spouse, a national of a country that is not an EU Member State, a derived right of residence in their territory
The Bulgarian Helsinki Committee Published Its Report on Human Rights in Bulgaria in 2017
Liberties member the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee has published its annual report on the human rights situation in Bulgaria, which found stagnation and deterioration of rights protections in a number of key areas.