Bulgaria’s Parliament voted on January 29 to cancel the election of a new head of the inspectorate to the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC), ending the proceedings that have come under […]
Bulgaria is to be handed a report by the European Commission that slams the country’s overall progress in judicial reform, the fight against org ...
Buglaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) appointed Hristo Dinev as Sofia City Prosecutor on January 16, filling the vacancy left by Nikolay Kok ...
Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) appointed Evgeni Dikov as the new head of the country’s investigative service on December 18, replacing ...
Boiko Naidenov, who heads Bulgaria’s National Investigative Service, resigned on November 4 as head of the service and as an investigative magistrate, the prosecutor’s office said in a statement. Naidenov […]
Bulgaria is among European Union countries named in an Amnesty International report for lacking comprehensive provisions on hate crime as the laws do not cover offences against people because of […]
Bulgaria’s President Rossen Plevneliev said on July 25 that he has vetoed the amendments to the Special Surveillance Means Act, which regulates when and how law enforcement can use eavesdropping. […]
Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) appointed Vesselin Hadjiev as head of the Plovdiv Regional Court, filling the vacancy created after Sotir Tsatsarov was elected Prosecutor-General last year. Hadjiev was previously […]
Bulgaria’s Prosecutor-General Sotir Tsatsarov said on April 11 that he asked the country’s Supreme Judiciary Council (SJC) to fire Malena Filipova, who was until recently head of the Supreme Prosecution […]
Bulgaria’s Constitutional Court was back in session after Grozdan Iliev took his oath of office on February 28, ending an institutional logjam dating back to November 2012. Iliev was elected […]