On the 27th of February 2020 the Turkish government announced migrants will no longer be stopped on the Turkish side of the borders to Greece and Bulgaria. Following this statement thousands of migrants are moving on to Edirne, which is located in the three country border region. For this they used buses (non-stop), organized by the Turkish government, some took taxis. While during the night many people tried to cross the Turkish-Greek border, 60 migrants have been pushed back at the Bulgarian-Turkish border on the following morning.Continue reading #Bulgaria is not changing its push-back policy at its border to #Turkey
From Sunday, April 21, the anti-fascist prisoner of Bulgarian prisons and president of the Bulgarian Prisoners Association, Jock Palfreeman, is on a hunger strike.Continue reading #Komotini, #Greece: Solidarity with the Antifascist Hunger Striker #JockPalfreeman
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