Bulgaria marks 80 years since the rescue of Jews from deportation to Nazi death camps

March 2023 marks the 80th anniversary of the rescue of Bulgarian Jews in the old borders of the Kingdom of Bulgaria from the Nazi death camps.

Bulgarian authorities banned annual neo-Nazi Lukov march

Authorities in Bulgaria banned an annual torch-lit march in downtown Sofia in honor of a late general who led the pro-Nazi Union of Bulgarian National Legions during World War II.

Sofia Neo-Nazi “Lukov March” to take place despite ban

Held annually in Bulgaria’s capital city Sofia since 2003, the Lukov March, organised and backed by extreme far-right groups, is a torchlight procession in honour of Hristo Lukov, who led the pro-Nazi Union of Bulgarian National Legions at the time of the Second World War.

Bulgarian Jewish Community offers support for refugees fleeing Ukraine

SHALOM, the organization of Bulgarian Jews, provides spiritual services to support refugees who arrived on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria.

Four parties in Bulgaria’s Parliament condemn Pro Nazi March

Four parties in Bulgaria’s National Assembly have made declarations strongly condemning the...

Bulgaria opts out of Durban IV Conference citing antisemitism

Bulgaria will not participate in the UN event marking 20 years since the World Conference Against Racism in Durban, bringing the number of countries boycotting the event over its antisemitic content to a dozen.

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