Sat, May 18 2013
Photo: The Sofia Echo Archive
The murder of three children and a rabbi in Toulouse is an unambiguous sign of the rapid and vigorous increase in intolerance of people of different faiths, ethnicity and lifestyle on the continent, Shalom says.
Zoni Weisz told German MPs that Roma in western Europe again faced discrimination and were living 'in inhumane conditions in ghettos'.
'Holocaust denial is anti-Semitism. It wounds the people who suffer the most – the survivors,' said Kiyo Akasaka, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information, in a message to the International Conference on Anti-Semitism and Holocaust Denial in Dublin.
Jewish community, Poland's Prison Service team up to care for grave sites, combat anti-Semitism at same time.
Sofia mayor Yordanka Fandukova met representatives of Sofia's Jewish community over Passover.
The United Nations launched on March 29 2010 a Twitter campaign for students in memory of Anne Frank, the Jewish teenager who died in the Holocaust 65 years ago but whose wartime diary has endured to become one of the world’s most widely read books and teaching tools.
The US State Department annual human rights report on Bulgaria uncovers some positive steps to tackle corruption and transparency but highlights problems in the treatment of detainees and minority groups as well as poor prison conditions and judicial backlogs.
Seventeen Bulgarians are commemorated as Righteous Among the Nations for their resistance to Jews being deported to Nazi death camps.
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov opened his two-day visit to Israel on January 11 2010 with a visit to the Yad Vashem memorial to Holocaust victims and with talks with his counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu.
Shalom, the organisation of the Jewish community in Bulgaria, announces a programme of celebrations around the September 9 centenary of the Central Sofia Synagogue.
The funding is provided under the foreign military sales programme of the US army's Program Executive Office of Simulation, Training and Instrumentation.
The UK nationals were arrested after throwing beer bottles at people after being refused entry to a restaurant that had closed for the night.
Restoration and development projects include Madara Horseman, Arbanassi fortress, Magura cave.
Simeon Saxe-Coburg and his spouse Margarita opened a new heating and insulation system at the Tsar Ferdinand Hospital for Pulmonary Diseases in Iskrets, a project implemented thanks to the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Sofia and the Nando Peretti Foundation.
According to the law's provisions, the commission will have the power to investigate individuals without prior notification and would not require a criminal conviction in order to launch an investigation.