As Roma communities struggle with high sickness rates and a lack of health services, Bulgaria introduces the profession of health mediator in an effort to help disadvantaged groups access healthcare. Watch the video to find out what this job entails.
Maria, the "blond angel," drew public attention in Bulgaria and the rest of Europe in October 2013. The Bulgarian Helsinki Committee decided to meet her parents and visit her birthplace - the ghetto in the town of Nikolaevo.
The refugees and "Friends of the Refugees" were awarded the distinction “Human of the Year” for 2013 in the annual Bulgarian Helsinki Committee awards for their contribution to and protection of human rights.