Bulgaria: Two men brutally beat journalist Slavi Angelov while another films the attack
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People light candles during a vigil in memory of murdered Bulgarian TV journalist Viktoria Marinova in Sofia, 8 October 2018, NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV/AFP/Getty Images

Marinova is the third journalist to be murdered in the EU in the last 12 months. IPI has called on Bulgarian authorities to take all necessary precautions to protect the safety of journalists working in the country.

Index on Censorship/Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso

Bulgarian journalists covering the financial beat can breathe freely as the most controversial parts of the so-called “bank censorship” amendment to the criminal code have been removed by the legal committee of the national assembly.

Link to: Television show host’s car set on fire in Bulgaria

Bulgarian journalist Genka Shikerova’s car was set on fire on 16 September in what is suspected to have been arson. Shikerova told viewers of her show on Tuesday morning that the vehicle was parked in front in Sofia when it was set ablaze and that the vehicle was destroyed.