Bulgarian Far-Rights to Stage Anti-Muslim Rally
Bulgarian xenophobic parties Ataka (Attack) and VMRO, as well as several other marginal far-right formations, are to stage a rally in the Bulgarian town of Pazardzhik on Monday, as a Pazardzhik court is to hold a new hearing in a highly publicized radical Islam trial.
The nationalists are to rally against the expected mass presence of Muslims in front of the Pazardzhik court, local media inform.
Last week, the nationalists demanded that local authorities deny the access of "women in burqas and bearded men in black dressing gowns" to the area in front of the court in Pazardzhik, dnevnik.bg reminds.
Police have gathered in the area in order to prevent potential clashes between nationalists and Muslims. (continue reading...)