By ratifying the Istanbul Convention, the European Parliament does not oblige Bulgaria to accept all the clauses in the document . In line with the Constitutional Court's recommendation, Bulgaria can limit its accession to the Istanbul Convention to the..
The Committee on Legal Affairs in the European Parliament refused to revoke the immunity of MEP from the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats, Elena Yoncheva, BNR correspondent Angelina Piskova reported. The decision is..
The European Parliament’s LIBE Democracy, Rule of Law and Fundamental Rights Monitoring Group is organizing a hearing on the situation in Bulgaria on 27 January, 2022 in Brussels, Bulgarian MEP Elena Yoncheva announced on Facebook. The..
The monitoring group is not an investigative body. Our goal is to gather information and provoke debate, to acquaint the European Parliament with the real problems in Bulgaria and to find tools for solving them. This was said to BNR by Bulgarian MEP..
At an Emergency EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting on Afghanistan, Bulgarian MEP Elena Yoncheva asked whether the EU will commit to the relocation of refugees from Afghanistan if the migratory pressure builds along Bulgaria’s border which is an..
The situation in Afghanistan is complex, and Bulgaria’s immediate top priority is to evacuate its citizens from the country, said Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Svetlan Stoev during the Emergency EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting. At the meeting the EU..
Members of the European Parliament LIBE Democracy, Rule of Law and Fundamental Rights Monitoring Group are to come to Bulgaria at the end of September to investigate the police brutality against protesters during last year’s anti-government protests..
“The European Parliament’s democracy monitoring group is discussing, on 5 February, whether to organize a mission at the end of summer to look into corruption and the rule of law in Bulgaria,” Bulgarian Progressive Alliance of Socialists and..
"Boyko Borissov was not concerned about the people and the journalists beaten at the protests, nor was he concerned about Emilian Gebrev's poisoning", said Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev in response to Premier Borissov's call to put forward a..
European funding must not be allocated to government-controlled media, and the European Commission must regularly assess government interference and transparency of media ownership. This is the appeal launched by 553 MEPs in a special..