Bulgaria: Mass Protests After Brutal Attack on 18-year-old Woman
Thursday, August 31, 2023 12:50 PM

Mass protests have erupted across Bulgaria after the June 26, 2023, brutal assault of an 18-year-old woman in the city of Stara Zagora by the woman's ex-boyfriend. Many Bulgarians consider the response by authorities, and Bulgarian law regarding such violence, to be insufficient and shaped by "traditional values" forces in the Balkan nation.

Compiled from: Mina Kirkova, https://www.dw.com/en/bulgaria-mass-protests-highlight-violence-against-women/a-66439669 DW, August 4, 2023