Bulgarian NGOs Resist New Bill to Restrict Outside Funding for Judges' Groups
If the bill becomes law, organizations for magistrates, prosecutors and investigators would no longer be allowed to accept funding from foreign citizens or entities.
JOINT STATEMENT on the Proposed Amendment to the Judicial System Act
On July 4th, 2017 a group of members of the Bulgarian Parliament filed a draft amendment to the Judicial System Act.
Delayed reform and implementation of rights of persons with disabilities in Bulgaria
The Bulgarian Helsinki Committee has sent its alternative report on the rights of persons with disabilities to the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
UNHCR appeals for protection and solidarity for refugees in Bulgaria on World Refugee Day
On World Refugee Day, UNHCR appeals to leaders and citizens in Bulgaria to protect and welcome refugees rather than discriminate against them.
Bulgarian Helsinki Committee's Annual Report for 2016 : Disturbing limitations on the rights of the most vulnerable groups in Bulgaria
In 2016, the global trends in human rights violations did not bypass Bulgaria. The fear of the potential impact of refugee situation strengthened public support for nationalist movements and led to limiting citizens' rights and freedoms, minority groups and refugees being disproportionately affected, states Bulgarian Helsinki Committee’s annual report, issued since 1994.
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.