• Sat. Oct 31st, 2020

    Damage up EU lawmakers rap Bulgaria on rule-of-law failings

    Damage up EU lawmakers rap Bulgaria on rule-of-law failings
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Parliament turned up the warmth on Bulgaria on Monday as lawmakers debated a resolution that highlights flaws by the EU’s poorest member in respecting the rule of thumb of law, combating endemic corruption and supporting media freedom.
    A particular person holds up a Bulgarian flag as other folk whine in opposition to the Bulgarian authorities on the sidelines of the first face-to-face EU summit since the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Brussels, Belgium July 19, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/Files

    A vote is anticipated later this week on the resolution that challenges High Minister Boyko Borissov’s governance after virtually three months of anti-graft protests in Bulgaria that uncover his resignation.

    Hundreds of Bulgarians own been rallying everyday since July, accusing three-events premier Borissov of eroding democratic principles and allowing defective practices that give a boost to oligarchs and corporations terminate to his centre-correct GERB event.