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Authorities ramp up pressure on media over banking disclosures

Earlier this month the Commission ordered the Economedia publishing group to pay a record fine of 150,000 leva (approx. 80,000 euros). The group, (...)

Published on 21 January 2015 Read


Investigative news site ordered to name sources, employees

WikiLeaks’ partner in Bulgaria, received the order in the form of a letter sent by email on 8 December. And today received an (...)

Published on 10 December 2014 Read


Letter to Bulgaria’s legislators about threat to media coverage of banks

Paris, 23 July 2014 Dear Parliamentarians, The National Assembly adopted an amendment to Bulgaria’s penal code on first reading on 16 July that (...)

Published on 23 July 2014 Read


Interview with Genka Shikerova on media freedom in Bulgaria

She was interviewed for Reporters Without Borders by Desislava Kyurkchyeva on 23 September. The original version in bulgarian of this interview (...)

Published on 2 October 2013 Read


Police attack journalists covering protest outside parliament

Reporters Without Borders condemns police violence against at least seven journalists and a blogger who were covering the demonstration outside (...)

Published on 26 July 2013 Read


Far-right party invades state TV broadcaster

Reporters Without Borders is appalled by yesterday’s forcible invasion of Bulgaria’s state-owned TV broadcaster, BNT, by the leader and members of (...)

Published on 28 June 2013 Read


New security chief must have no link to spying on journalists

Reporters Without Borders is worried by all the controversy surrounding the still undecided appointment of a new head of Bulgaria’s DANS, the (...)

Published on 24 June 2013 Read


Prime Minister’s dangerous Cold War-style threat to journalists

“What they have done, I can cook it for all of you standing here today. I can order the secret services to launch similar cases for all of you (...)

Published on 7 February 2013 Read

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