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August 30, 2016

Bulgaria and Jehovah’s Witnesses

Jehovah’s Witnesses have been present in Bulgaria since 1888. In 1938, they registered a national legal entity but lost that registration when the country came under Communist control in 1944. The Witnesses experienced severe restrictions until 1991

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August 12, 2016

Bulgaria-Annual report finds shortcomings in religious freedom

In August the mayor of Shoumen issued an order designating a property the Jehovah’s Witnesses purchased in May for public use and rejecting the Jehovah’s Witnesses application to construct a prayer house and fence on the property. The Jehovah’s Witnesses appealed to the Shoumen Administrative Court, which had not issued a ruling by year’s end.

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June 17, 2016

Bulgarian Commission Penalizes Religious Discrimination

Jehovah’s Witnesses in Bulgaria have won a significant victory that upholds free speech but protects individuals and organizations against religious discrimination. Bulgaria’s Commission for Protection Against Discrimination found that the Bulgarian cable television. . .

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April 11, 2015

Bulgaria, Chasing Jehovah’s Witnesses out of town. | JWnews

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April 6, 2015

Offensive writings against Jehovah’s Witnesses followers in Bulgaria’s Blagoevgrad | JWnews

Blagoevgrad residents launched a petition last October to chase the Jehovah’s Witnesses followers away from the town.

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August 11, 2014

Anti-Semitic incidents, vandalism of mosques persist in Bulgaria | JWnews

Religious groups in Bulgaria complained that the government had failed to consistently enforce protection of religious freedoms, while abuses such as anti-Semitic incidents and vandalism of mosques and other places persisted, the United States state department noted in its annual religious freedom report.

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August 1, 2014

Bulgaria, State Department report for 2013 | JWnews

Jehovah’s Witnesses also reported harassment from the local police in Kyustendil, claiming that on November 21, about 20 police officers entered the Kingdom Hall during the congregation’s meeting and checked the identity cards of those present. The officers did not offer any explanation for their actions.

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July 30, 2014

Bulgaria, branch office of Jehovah’s Witnesses | Jwitness

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August 20, 2013

Bulgaria, Watchtower Tour Information

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August 19, 2013

Bulgaria, VMRO and Jehovah’s Witnesses

България, ВМРО и Свидетелите на Йехова

The scandal between IMRO and “Jehovah’s Witnesses” – second round
Still no arrests for assault, “Jehovah’s Witnesses” in Burgas
Recognized some of the attackers of “Jehovah’s Witnesses”
Beating “Jehovah’s Witnesses” in Burgas – no organizers and no guilty
5 injured in collision between IMRO and “Jehovah’s Witnesses”
Protest against VMRO “Jehovah’s Witnesses”
VMRO against “Jehovah’s Witnesses”
VMRO protest against “Jehovah’s Witnesses”

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January 14, 2012

Jehovah’s Witnesses in Bulgaria, 2011.


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January 3, 2012

Bulgaria, 2011.


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September 19, 2011

Bulgaria: The report is in.

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Bulgarian Orthodox 82.6%, Muslim 12.2%

Jehovah’s Witnesses Make It into US State Report on Bulgaria

It mentions that Jehovah’s Witnesses complained of persistent intolerance from the nationalist organization Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization (VMRO) and in particular its branches in Varna, Vratsa, Rousse, and Dobrich, where VMRO supporters staged protests against Jehovah’s Witnesses’ memorial celebrations and other gatherings.

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July 14, 2011

Bulgaria,UN Committee Deeply Concerned about Human Rights.


България, Комитета на ООН дълбоко загрижени за правата на човека.

Bulgaria needs to address the gap between the human rights rhetoric and reality, the UN Human Rights Committee has stated reviewing the country’s third periodic report on the implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). Substantively, the Committee considered that reports of racially or religiously motivated hate speech and attacks it classified as worrying and that the information provided by NGOs suggests that investigation of these incidents is inadequate.

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July 13, 2011

Bulgaria and Jehovah’s Witness history.


България и историята на Свидетелите на Йехова.

Violent mob attacks Jehovah’s Witnesses in Bulgaria during annual observance of Christ’s death.
Violent тълпа атакува Свидетели на Йехова в България по време на годишната спазването на Христовата смърт

Attempts to halt construction of house of worship exposed as illegal in Bulgaria.
Опитите да се спре строителството на къщата на поклонение, изложени като незаконно в България

Court ruling exposes human rights violations in Bulgaria.
Решението на Съда излага нарушенията на човешките права в България

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July 13, 2011

Bulgarian Nationalists Firmly behind ‘Assailant’ of Jehovah’s Witnesses.


The Bulgarian far-right VMRO formation has cried foul over the charges pressed again regional leader in the Black Sea city of Burgas, who has allegedly organized a violent attack against members of the Jehovah’s Witnesses.

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July 11, 2011

Bulgaria: Working together ?


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Religions: Bulgarian Orthodox 82.6%, Muslim 12.2%

Bulgarian Prime Minister Borisov emphasized the construction of new churches saying that new Orthodox temples are being opened or existing ones are being repaired every week across Bulgaria.

Българския премиер Борисов подчерта, строителството на нови храмове, които казват, че нови православни храмове се отваря или се ремонтира съществуващите всяка седмица в цяла България.

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July 4, 2011

Bulgarian: Parliament Kills Bill Banning Rallies near Religious Temples.


Парламентът убива Бил Забраната митингите близо до религиозни храмове, представени от JW новини.

Bulgarian Parliament Kills Bill Banning Rallies near Religious Temples Bulgaria’s Parliament has abstained from introducing a ban on protest rallies and demonstrations near religious temples, a motion motivated by the incident in May 2011 in which activists of nationalist party Ataka assaulted praying Muslims at the Sofia mosque.
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July 2, 2011

Bulgaria: Nationalists Rally against Jehovah’s Witnesses. . . . . .България: националистите митинг срещу Свидетелите на Йехова.


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Religions : Bulgarian Orthodox 82.6%, Muslim 12.2%

About 30 protesters from the Bulgarian nationalist party VMRO have rallied during a conference of the Jehovah’s Witnesses in Sofia, which was guarded by three times as many policemen.No Watchtower Library
Dzhambazki vowed that VMRO will continue to rally until the Jehovah’s Witnesses stop preaching their “mad theses”.
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Около 30 протестиращи от българската националистическа партия ВМРО са се събраха по време на конференция на Свидетелите на Йехова в София, който е бил охраняван от три пъти повече полицаи.No Watchtower Library
Джамбазки заяви, че ВМРО ще продължи да се обединят до Свидетелите на Йехова спрат проповядването си “луда тезиси”.
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July 2, 2011

Bulgaria : Our struggle. . България: Нашата борба. .Болгария: Наша борьба


Violent mob attacks Jehovah’s Witnesses in Bulgaria during annual observance of Christ’s death.

Attempts to halt construction of house of worship exposed as illegal in Bulgaria.

Bulgarian Nationalists to Stage New Rallies against Jehovah Witnesses.

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June 17, 2011

Religious minorities suffer violent attacks from Bulgarian nationalists.


धार्मिक अल्पसंख्यकों बल्गेरियाई राष्ट्रवादियों से हिंसक हमलों पीड़ित हैं.

SOFIA, Bulgaria ― Every Friday at noon, Muslims gather at the only mosque in Bulgaria’s capital, waiting for the daily prayer to start. Since their gathering turned bloody three weeks ago, police officers and television cameras have joined them.
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May 23, 2011

FYI – Bulgaria’s black market in blood is flourishing.


Once a deal is struck, a donor hanging out nearby—or at most a phone call away—is summoned, and turns up at the blood clinic masquerading as a relative. He gets a proof of donation certificate and sells it to the desperate family. The blood heads off to be checked, and if it is found to be disease-free it goes toward filling the clinic’s reserves.
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May 18, 2011

Bulgaria: More info on Witness attack.


10 people are under arrest – all from VMRO, including the party’s regional leader, Georgi Drakaliev, the Burgas police say. All are going to be questioned.
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May 4, 2011

Bulgaria: Beaten by terrorists. Video interview.






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May 1, 2011

Bulgarian Nationalists VMRO Set to March against Jehovah’s Witnesses.


“We are against the enslavement of the human personality by religious sects and the use of religious feelings for commercial purposes that such sects carry out,” VMRO’s press center said Saturday regarding its motivation to protest against the Jehovah’s Witnesses.
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April 26, 2011

Bulgarian Nationalists to Stage New Rallies against Jehovah Witnesses.


The rallies will be staged before prayer houses in the Southern Bulgarian cities of Sofia, Plovdiv and Asenovgrad, Alexander Sidi, representative for the party, told Darik radio.
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April 25, 2011

Bulgaria: Slander and terror.


(Revelation 12:10) . . .the accuser of our brothers has been hurled down, who accuses them day and night before our God!

(John 16:2-3) . . .In fact, the hour is coming when everyone that kills YOU will imagine he has rendered a sacred service to God. 3 But they will do these things because they have not come to know either the Father or me. . .

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April 22, 2011

Bulgarian Jehovah Witnesses: Nationalists Tried to Kill Us.


Last Sunday, five followers of the Jehovah Witnesses were injured in a clash provoked by a rally against their sect, organized by VMRO. The incident happened in the Black Sea city of Burgas, in front of the Jehovah Witnesses House of Prayer.
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April 22, 2011

Attacks on Mosques, Synagogue Hurt Religious Freedom in Bulgaria – US State Dept Report.


Bulgarian Orthodox 82.6%, Muslim 12.2%, Roman Catholic 0.6%

It mentions specific cases of attacks against non-Christian temples – vandalism against the mosque in Nikopol in 2009, in Blagoevgrad also in 2009, in Karlovo in April 2010, in Plovdiv and in Kazanlak.

Cases of vandalism have also been reported with respect to Jewish schools in Sofia in March 2010, and a synagogue in Burgas in July this year.
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April 22, 2011

Violent mob attacks Jehovah’s Witnesses in Bulgaria during annual observance of Christ’s death.


The Witnesses called the police immediately, but they were slow to respond.

Representatives of the political party VMRO have disrupted the peaceful meetings of Jehovah’s Witnesses on several occasions in the past and have repeatedly used the media to circulate defamatory lies about the Witnesses.
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