Bulgaria / 2008

Web site editor beaten with hammers in Sofia

September 23, 2008 9:34 PM ET

New York, September 23, 2008--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns Monday's brutal attack on Ognian Stefanov, editor of the investigative news Web site Frognews, in Bulgaria. The editor and his family had recently received anonymous phone calls warning Stefanov to stop his journalism or face consequences, Stefanov's deputy, Aleksandar Ivanov,...

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Crime writer shot and killed in Sofia

April 8, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, April 8, 2008—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns yesterday’s murder of popular writer Georgi Stoev, author of a series of books on the origins and rise of Bulgaria’s criminal underworld since the fall of communism in 1989. Stoev, 35, was on a busy street when two unidentified...

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Attacks on the Press 2007: Europe and Central Asia Snapshots

February 5, 2008 11:24 AM ET

Attacks and developments throughout the region...

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