Ivan Geshev

"We Continue the Change" Set Conditions for Collaboration with GERB and MRF

The condition of "We continue the change" to GERB and MRF to hold talks on possible post-election rule are such that they are almost impossible: MRF to break with ex-MP Peevski, and GERB to support the replacement of Chief Prosecutor Ivan Geshev. This was commented in an tv interview by the co-founder of the formation and former minister Kiril Petkov.

MEPs Delegation Dissatisfied with Bulgaria’s Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev after Meeting


The delegation from the LIBE Democracy, Rule of Law and Fundamental Rights Monitoring Group, on a mission monitoring the rule of law in Bulgaria, was not satisfied with its meeting with Chief Prosecutor Ivan Geshev, Dutch MEP and leader of the delegation Sophia in 't Veld (Renew Europe) said on Friday.

After m uch Ado Prosecutor General Shows up at National Assembly

Bulgaria's Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev after all came to the National Assembly to participate in the sitting of the Legal Affairs Committee. In parliamentary lobby before journalists Geshev expressed his jcontent that he was invited to the National Assembly, although respect between the institutions means tha reasonable time span should be given for this to happen.

Prosecutor General Goes on Leave after Parliament Committee Invites Him for Hearing

Chief Prosecutor Ivan Geshev will most likely not appear before the Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs, where he was invited to participate today in a "discussion related to the activities of the prosecution and investigation on the rule of law in relation to police violence against protesting citizens ".

With Full Majority Parliament Called on Chief Prosecutor Geshev to Answer for Police Violence

Members of Parliament adopted a decision by an absolute majority, according to which the Chief Prosecutor Ivan Geshev must submit a report on the investigation of the police violence. The report must be submitted to parliament by Friday, August 20th.

Video of Police Violence to Protesters Shakes Bulgaria

People at an anti-government protest in front of the Council of Ministers in Sofia, July 10, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE/VASSIL DONEV

The probe comes after the release of video footage dated July 10 2020, acquired from the cameras of the Ministerial Council, which has caused fresh concerns about unsanctioned police brutality during the 2020-2021 protests.