Jewish graves vandalized in Bulgaria

Vandals attacked tombstones in the Jewish cemetery in the town of Shoumen in north-eastern Bulgaria.

Football game in Sofia halted twice as Bulgarian fans make Nazi salutes and shout racist abuse

England’s Football Association called on UEFA to take “very stringent” action after a match against Bulgaria was stopped twice because of racist chants and Nazi salutes from the home supporters.

Sofia Central synagogue marks 110th anniversary

Sofia Central Synagogue was the scene of celebrations as the landmark building in Bulgaria’s capital city marked its 110th anniversary.

Far-right Lukov march goes through in Sofia

About 2,000 right-wing extremists shouted slogans and carried torches through Sofia in the annual march honouring Nazi collaborator Hristo Lukov.

Sofia synagogue attacked

The Great Synagogue in the centre Sofia was attacked by a 35-year-old man who threw stones at the synagogue and smashed the building's windows.

Bulgarian Jews slam Defence Ministry honouring of pro-Nazi colonel

The Organisation of Jews in Bulgaria “Shalom” said that it found it unacceptable that the country’s Ministry of Defence planned to confer honours on retired colonel Dyanko Markov.

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