04 December 2013

Regional Focus: Syrians in Bulgaria

Bulgaria as a receiving country:

Annual Monitoring Report on Refugee Status Determination Procedures in Bulgaria (Bulgarian Helsinki Committee, Nov. 2013) [text]

Bulgaria: Country Report (Asylum Information Database, April 2013) [access]

Country Factsheet: Bulgaria 2012 (European Migration Network, 2013) [text]

Syrian refugee situation:

Image credit: ©UNHCR/D.Kashavelov
*"Bodies in the Black Sea? Bulgaria Steps up Efforts to Repel Refugees," Fahamu Refugee Legal Aid Newsletter, no. 43 (Dec. 2013) [full-text]

"Bulgaria: A Nightmare for All," The Economist, 28 Nov. 2013 [text]

Bulgaria: ‘Inhuman Conditions’ Spark Protest at Refugee Camp (Amnesty International, Nov. 2013) [text]

Bulgaria Struggles to Cope with Syrian Influx at Dilapidated Camp (UNHCR, Nov. 2013) [text]

European Commission Grants €5.6 million in Emergency Funding to Bulgaria to Address the Increased Influx of Asylum Seekers (EUROPA, Nov. 2013) [text]

On the Fringes of Europe, No Warm Welcome for Refugees in Bulgaria (Livewire Blog, Nov. 2013) [text]

"Syrian Refugees Find Discomfort and Unrest in Bulgaria," Time Magazine, 16 Nov. 2013 [text]

Syrians Face Bleak Time in Bulgaria’s Broken Asylum System (IRIN, Oct. 2013) [text via ReliefWeb]

UNHCR Chief Urges Europe to Help Bulgaria Cope with Syrian Refugee Influx (UNHCR, Nov. 2013) [text]


The Children of Harmanli (UNHCR, Nov. 2013) [access]
- Follow link for photo gallery.

Syrian Refugees: Frustration in Bulgaria (UNHCR, Dec. 2013) [access]
- Follow link for video.


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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Bodies in the Black Sea? Bulgaria steps up efforts to repel refugees: