NGO concerned about security during Sofia gay parade

NGO concerned about security during Sofia gay parade


Human Rights Watch, an international non-governmental organization (NGO) dedicated to defending and protecting human rights, has sent a letter to the Bulgarian minister of justice, Diana Kovacheva, urging her to publicly denounce the statements inciting hatred and violence against LGBT people made by a parochial priest.  

Father Evgeni Yanakiev from the town of Sliven said in an interview for the Bulgarian ‘Standard’ on 6 June: “Our whole society must in every possi...


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