News Bulgaria » Government: Bulgarian government condemns far-right march in capital
The Bulgarian foreign affairs ministry said that a far-right march that took place in Sofia on Saturday was "absolutely unacceptable". Nationalists and neo-Nazis from Bulgaria and abroad marched in honour of general Hristo Lukov, a Bulgarian pro-Nazi ...
News Bulgaria » Government: Bulgaria rejects treaty to combat violence against women
SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria’s ruling GERB party has withdrawn from parliament a European treaty designed to combat violence against women in the face of opposition from its allies in government and religious groups. The center-right government of Prime ...
News Bulgaria » Government: Bulgarian foreign ministry condemns far-right march in Sofia
Critics said the procession would overshadow government efforts to present the former communist Balkan state, which joined the EU in 2007, as a progressive and open-minded country at a time when Bulgaria holds the bloc’s rotating presidency.
News Bulgaria » Government: World Jewish Congress condemns Lukov march in Bulgaria: 'We cannot stand by in silence as anti-Semites parade through the streets'
BRUSSELS – The World Jewish Congress has sharply condemned the “reprehensible” neo-Nazi march glorifying Holocaust promoter Hristo Lukov held in Sofia on Saturday, but praised the Bulgarian government for its “strong friendship” with the Jewish ...
News Bulgaria » Government: Far-right extremists march through Bulgarian capital
Some left flowers at the site, the Sofia Globe reported. The marchers were accompanied by a heavy police escort. The Bulgarian government, political parties and Jewish organizations had called for the march to be cancelled. An international petition ...
News Bulgaria » Government: Bulgarian neo-Nazis march in honor of WWII general
Singer thanked Bulgaria’s government for its “strong friendship and support for the Jewish community and its steadfast condemnation of this reprehensible demonstration.” The US embassy in Sofia also issued a statement condemning the march.
News Bulgaria » Government: Jewish Organizations Join Call to Ban Upcoming Neo-Nazi March in Bulgaria
More than 175,000 people have signed a petition to the Bulgarian government organized by the World Jewish Congress urging that the march be banned. A statement on Wednesday from B’nai B’rith International accused the march organizers of “spreading ...
News Bulgaria » Government: Bulgaria’s ruling party shuns treaty opposing violence against women due to lack of support
Bulgaria's government signed the 81-article document in 2016 and parliamentary ratification is the next step. In all, more than 40 countries have signed.
News Bulgaria » Government: Hungary’s Orbán seeks Bulgarian EU Presidency’s help to change migration policy
head of government of the country currently holding the rotating Presidency of the EU. Orbán’s visit to Bulgaria came after his statements this past weekend weekend, in which he called for a global alliance against migration, and said that his party was ...
News Bulgaria » Government: Bulgaria foreign ministry condemns neo-Nazi march
Critics said the procession would overshadow government efforts to present the ex-communist Balkan state, which joined the EU in 2007, as a progressive and open-minded country at a time when Bulgaria holds the bloc's rotating presidency.