· June, 2010

Stories about Bulgaria from June, 2010

Bulgaria: Protest Against Neo-Nazi Violence

  12 June 2010

On June 6, a protest was held in Sofia in support of the rights of refugees and immigrants in Bulgaria. Shortly before the start of the protest, a group of skinheads attacked several people inside a tram on the way to the event. On June 10, a second gathering was organized, in which activists protested against neo-Nazism and the attacks on peaceful citizens.

Slovenia: Referendum on the Arbitration Agreement

  11 June 2010

Sleeping With Pengovsky writes – here and here – about this past Sunday's referendum on the Arbitration Agreement between Slovenia and Croatia; posts Part 3, Part 4 and Part 5 of The Definitive Guide to the Arbitrage Agreement Between Slovenia and Croatia (links to the earlier installments are here); and...

Worldwide: Demonstrations for Palestine

Roba from Jordan published pictures from different demonstrations world wide against Israel's last attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, in Holland, Greece, Egypt, United Kingdom, Lebanon, Pakistan, Malaysia, Sweden, France, Turkey, India, Italy, Canada, Spain, Belgium, United States, Bulgaria and Austria.

Brazil/Bulgaria: Domain Name Debate

  2 June 2010

Following the debate initiated in January 2010, Eternal Remont blog discusses the ongoing case of the Cyrillic Internet domain name of Bulgaria “.бг” which is, allegedly, too similar to the Brazilian one in latin script “.br”.

Bulgaria: Bankya Sanatorium Appeal

  2 June 2010

Maya Markova of Maya's Corner reports that “[a therapy facility] for children with cerebral palsy in the town of Bankya near Sofia is being closed down,” translates a letter written by Daniela Peneva, whose son has cerebral palsy, and asks readers to sign a petition (BUL) – or “do whatever...

Bulgaria: Protest Against the Gaza Blockade

On June 1, the Association of Palestinians in Bulgaria held a rally in Sofia, protesting against the Gaza blockade. Ruslan Trad has posted photos from the rally on his Facebook page. Among other things, the protesters demanded the release of two Bulgarian journalists who had been on one of the...

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