Georgi Stoev

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Bulgarian journalists are under attack

September 25, 2013 12:05 PM ET

This summer, for good reason, the world's attention was focused on Turkey. Anti-government protests over plans to destroy a park in downtown Istanbul attracted global attention. Ankara's strategic importance in Syria and the Middle East, as well as being...

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Chronicler of Bulgarian criminal underworld is slain

January 5, 2010 4:25 PM ET

New York, January 5, 2010—Bulgarian prosecutors must thoroughly investigate today’s murder in Sofia of Bobi Tsankov, author of a new book and a series of newspaper articles detailing the activities of reputed crime figures, the Committee to Protect Journalists...

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Attacks on the Press in 2008: Europe and Central Asia Developments

February 10, 2009 12:35 AM ET

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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...

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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....

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Georgi Stoev

April 7, 2008 12:46 PM ET

Two unidentified men shot Stoev, author of a popular series of books on the rise of Bulgaria's criminal underworld after the fall of communism. Stoev, 35, was walking on a busy street near the Pliska Hotel in Bulgaria's capital, Sofia,...

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