BPRA submitted a report to the European Commission

The Bulgarian Prisoners’ Association submitted a report to the European Commission

The Bulgarian Prisoners’ Association submitted a report to the European Commission. The report was in reply to questions and topics had a word limit per answer and so links to sources are included in the text Justice System – Bulgaria Independence Appointment and selection of judges and prosecutors On 24 October 2019 Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council elected Ivan Geshev, the former deputy Head Prosecutor, as the new Head Prosecutor, one of the most powerful figures in the country. The office…

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You stand up for your rights, but all you get is more repressions

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The attacks against members and supporters of the only organised union of prisoners in Bulgaria – the Bulgarian Prisoners’ Rehabilitation Association (BPRA) – are not something new to us. They have been common since the very foundation of this organisation. Today, on the 6th years of BPRA’s existence, the repressions are intensifying.

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‘The countryside is the best’, but who is paying for the holiday?

Pazardjik Prison Vol. 2 Hello, friends! It’s been a while since I wrote to you last from this hole. I had decided to write again when I got a more positive outlook on things… I have tried to muster some positive feelings about my stay here, but alas…there is always a “but”… I had just come back from a court hearing for one of my lawsuits against CDES (Chief Directorate “Execution of Sentences”) and the Ministry of Justice when I…

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