Jock Palfreeman

Elena Poptodorova: The Trump Impeachment Procedure Will Go Intensely

Former Ambassador of the Republic of Bulgaria to the United States and Vice President of the Atlantic Treaty Association, Elena Poptodora, commented on the launch of President Trump's impeachment procedure at BNT's studio. Poptodorva explained that the problem was rooted in the fact that he had tried to involve a foreign country in a domestic political issue.

Australian Prisoner in Hunger Strike in Bulgaria

An Australian man locked up in a Bulgarian prison risks starvation as his desperate hunger strike approaches its 30th day, his worried family says, reports

Jock Palfreeman is 11 years into a 20-year sentence for fatally stabbing Bulgarian law student Andrei Monov, 23, during a brawl in the capital Sofia in 2009.

Former Heads of BDZ Sentenced

The former head of the National Railway Infrastructure Company (BDZ) Oleg Petkov has been sentenced to four years in prison, announced the press centre of the Prosecutor's Office.

Besides him, Hristo Monov, who was executive director of the railways after Petkov, has received a suspended sentence of three years with a five-year probation.

Controversial Nomination for Human Rights Award Causes Major Outcry in Bulgaria

A controversial nomination for the annual Human of the Year Award of the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee (BHC) has caused a major outcry in the country.

The reason for the discontent is the nomination of Australian citizen Jock Palfreeman, who is convicted of the murder of Bulgarian student Andrey Monov and is sentenced to twenty years in prison.