An already worrying situation with domestic and gender-based violence in Bulgaria has worsened during the state of emergency, according to an NGO working in the field, the Sofia-based Bulgarian Fund for Women.
Eight women have lost their lives after being killed by their partner since the state of emergency was imposed on March 13, the fund said.
On the bench opposite them would be the perpetrator who had committed the actual crime, and he would tell the story of how he and a certain colleague had stopped two boys on the side of the street, checked them, drove them somewhere in the dark and finished them off. He would reveal to the mother in detail how her son was actually murdered and where they buried his body.
Experts say that every society has the level of violence that it merits - neither more nor less.
From that perspective something is rotten in the state of Denmark.
One cannot otherwise explain the almost daily incidents of extreme violence that occur in schools and elsewhere nor the indifference with which they are often met.
52% of Bulgarian teenagers aged 14-19 have been exposed to extreme content online, according to a nationally representative survey, part of a national "Find another way" campaign aimed at promoting critical thinking and civic engagement among young people. About 30% of them came across such content by accident, the survey shows.
Belgrade media reported earlier that he was threatening to kill himself.
Numerous police teams, ambulance, firefighters as well as a special police negotiation team were dispatched to the scene immediately.
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