May 24, 2023

More Than 100 Church Members Beaten And Arrested At Turkish Border

They had gathered in Turkey and were heading towards the Turkish-Bulgarian border to exercise their right to request asylum directly from the Bulgarian border police, in accordance with Article 58(4) of the Asylum Law and Refugees (LAR), which provides that asylum can be requested by means of a verbal declaration presented to the border police.

The group includes women, children and elderly people.