Ivan Geshev presenting his civic movement on Facebook
Photo: Facebook/ Ivan Geshev
Justice for Bulgaria is the name of the newest in the long line of “civic movements” emerging on the political stage in this country. Its creation was announced by former prosecutor general Ivan Geshev in a live stream on Facebook.
It is not a party yet because Geshev has not been dismissed from the position as yet, and hence does not have the right to be involved in politics. The aim of the movement will be “an independent judiciary protected from criminal political encroachments”, and its motto – “God, fatherland, family”, the former prosecutor general said. In his motives for creating the movement Geshev stated that “nobody is thinking of Bulgaria or the people any more” and that “this cannot be tolerated any longer” because “our children won’t stay here”. Ivan Geshev stated he owes answers to all questions coming from the public, and that he will give the answers to them during a series of personal meetings around the country.
“It will be a civic association, patriotic, based on Christian ethics and the traditional Bulgarian family values,” said Ivan Geshev, and went on that once his resignation is accepted all people need to stand together in the name of “conservative values”. “It is high time a genuinely Bulgarian project was put in place, not a project of the embassies which have been manipulating our country,” Geshev said and went on that what matters to him most is the “direct contact with the people”, and that the ruling class has always wanted to restrict the rights of the citizens but that “Bulgaria has never been in the humiliating position it is in now.” Ivan Geshev also called the National Assembly “a safe haven for criminals with immunity” where “some got themselves whitewashed, while others saw their way to grabbing hold of power”. That is why it will be Justice for Bulgaria’s aim to restore the majority voting system and justice which Geshev says has been trampled underfoot by the criminal model of governance. Bulgarians should have a sense of national pride, they should be confident that Eur