Yesterday, on the 11th of September, the Bulgarian Embassy in Vienna was marked by people with the message, “Freedom for Harmanli 21”. On the same day the court case against 21 people continued in the city of Harmanli, Bulgaria.
The Bulgarian Prisoners’ Association (Warning Facebook link) have made an urgent call for solidarity in response to the Bulgarian Ministry of Justice taking repressive measures against their members and suspected members.
Bulgaria: On the 5th of June 2018 the trial against the Harmanli 21 was postponed again. As last time, 10 of the 21 accused migrants were present. Image above: Banner in the court: „Freedom for the 21 migrants from Harmanli“
Sofia, Bulgaria – On February 1st, 2018 in Kazichene prison – Sofia Bulgaria, between 50 and 100 prisoners at 10:00am gathered in the central courtyard of the prison to resist new orders from the prison Director Deso, who ordered that instead of two roll calls a day, that there are four.
Prisoners were already angry that they have lost so many rights and an extra two roll calls a day was too much harassment and disruption to the daily routine of prisoners. Continue reading Report Back from Kazichene Prison