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Bulgaria: Interior Minister's Controversial Statement

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Bulgaria, Citizen Media, Education, Governance, Law, Politics, Protest

Blogger Nikolay Delchev condemned [1] [bg] the reaction of the Bulgarian interior minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov [2] to the recent student protests [3] against construction at the National Sports Academy's Black Sea training facility: “[…] Interior Minister almost regrets that ‘the whole repressive apparatus that they (the police) have by law has not always been used.’ This was said by a minister of a democratically elected government in a European country in the early 21st century. Please leave comments, because I have no words. […]” A video of Tsvetanov's controversial statement is here [4] [bg].