Bulgarian Turks: From Imperial Rulers To Marginalized Minority

International Business Times 22 January 2013
By Palash R. Ghosh

The bizarre attempted "assassination” over the weekend of a Bulgarian MP sheds light on that country’s long persecuted ethnic Turkish minority. Bulgarian Turks: From Imperial Rulers To Marginalized Minority

During a televised party congress in the capital city of Sofia on Saturday, as millions of people watched live, an assailant named Oktai Enimehmedov -- armed with a gas-pistol -- jumped the stage where Ahmed Dogan was speaking and pointed his weapon before he was wrestled away by security guards and beaten. (continue reading...)