The Criminal Court in the Turkish city of Kirklareli allowed t he ruling of the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, which confirms the innocence of Bulgarian border police officers accused of the death of a Turkish poacher. In 2008, while..
Painting monuments is part of freedom of expression, and the convictions of activists Asen Genov and Tsvetelina Sarbinska run counter to this right, enshrined in the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), the European Court of Human Rights..
Lawyer Vassil Vassilev has won a lawsuit against Bulgaria at the European Court of Human Rights over the wiretapping of a telephone conversation between himself and a client. The court in Strasbourg awarded him 3,000 euro in damages and the same..
Judge Miroslava Todorova won her lawsuit against Bulgaria at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. The former Chairperson of the Bulgarian Judges Association referred the matter to the European Court of Human Rights in 2013 ...
Members of the "Stand up, BG! We're coming!" political party have threatened to file a class action lawsuit against the Bulgarian state at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg for illegally eavesdropping on 130 citizens and journalists..
Simeon Saxe-Coburg Gotha and his sister Maria-Louise won the case against Bulgaria at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg regarding the 2009 moratorium on the commercial use of their forestland, though no compensation was awarded...
Businessman Minyu Staykov has won the lawsuit vs. Bulgaria at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, BNR’s Silvia Velikova reports. The court accepted his appeal that his more than 2-year period of detention was excessive but..
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled against Bulgaria over public statements made by the leader of the nationalist Ataka party, Volen Siderov, which were not considered discriminatory by Bulgarian courts . These are Siderov's speeches from..
In the past 10 years Bulgaria paid EUR 8.1 million under lawsuits taken to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasburg. The judgements of the European Court of Human Rights regard violations made by state bodies, national court or public..
The number of complaints against Bulgaria lodged in the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg has decreased steadily in the recent years. In 2018 a total of 514 complaints were lodged against Bulgaria to ECHR which placed this country 17 th..