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Short Update: Bulgaria moves to severely restrict in-person court appearances

FairTrialsAdmin - March 27, 2020 - COVID-19 Updates, Delayed or accelerated proceedings

 

Courts in Bulgaria have been ordered to hear only the most urgent cases, with the rest being postponed. Some criminal cases will proceed but only one lawyer can attend, and they are completely closed to the public and the press. Measures have also been taken to shift things online, with appeals being submitted by email and detention measures being conducted over Skype.
 

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