The pandemic in 2020 showed the great importance of the right balance between restricting citizens' rights and protecting the health of the population. We have witnessed lock downs and travel restrictions, while in some countries citizens were..
Bulgaria’s authorities took steps to prosecute and punish officials who committed human rights abuses, but government actions were insufficient, and impunity was a problem , reads Bulgaria 2020 Human Rights Report of the U.S. Department of State...
High pavement curbs, inaccessible ramps and steps leading nowhere, lack of social benefits and a sufficient number of jobs, poverty and institutionalized callousness – every day people with disabilities experience, first hand, the as yet long..
Freedom, democracy and human rights are the cherished goals of European civilization. We must admit that they are far from being applied perfectly, Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev said in a lecture to the European Public Law Organization. Sometimes..
“I am concerned at numerous reports of police violence against journalists covering demonstrations in Sofia,” Dunja Mijatović , Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights , said on the institution's website. “Several journalists were..
The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatovic, has presented a report on Bulgaria. The document calls for a change in the way minority groups are treated and portrayed in Bulgaria , where "hate speech, discrimination and hostility..
Bulgarian institutions have been working actively against anti-Semitism, xenophobia, discrimination and intolerance, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva pointed out during chairing the 7 th session of the..
Bulgaria will continue to be part of the United Nations’ efforts to strengthen international solidarity for achieving a sustainable global approach and prevention aimed at protection of human rights. This was what Bulgarian President Rumen Radev..