Complaint to the European Commission on presumption of innocence in Bulgaria

Bulgarian LEAP member Asya Mandzhukova wrote to the European Commission to complain about the lack of transposition and repeated violations of the EU Presumption of Innocence Directive by several Bulgarian authorities including the Prosecutor’s Office.

The letter sets out a series of examples of the Prosecutor’s practice of making public announcements relating to guilt during the criminal investigations, when suspects are entitled to the presumption of innocence.

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