The Roma continue to be marginalized in Bulgaria.
A major change that has taken place in East-Central Europe in the last few years is the emergence of a new left.
These days, membership in the European Union comes with no guarantees.
“He insisted that I couldn’t understand Bulgaria until I’d listened to the Balkan blues.”
Washington seeks to beat Europe to the punch on the sale of jets to Bulgaria.
Bulgaria’s perfunctory efforts to corral organized crime frustrate the European Commission.
What will be better for the Roma to have a strong Roma party or to promote polices aimed to improve the situation of the Roma through the other, non-ethnically-based parties?
Anton Karagozov,Foundation for Regional Roma Development, Bulgaria
Valentine Mitiev, expert on regional minority issues
Roumen Yanovski from ACCESS, Sofia, Bulgaria, compares the fates of both ethnic Turks and Roma in Bulgaria, posing questions on national identity, social reform, present day media, and history.
Deyan Kiuranov discusses nationalist movements and desegregation in the context of the former Yugoslavia.