11 Dec 2013

Award "Human of the year"

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The refugees and "Friends of the Refugees" were awarded with the title “Human of the year” 2013 in the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee (BHC) awards for the contribution to and protection of human rights.This is the sixth year of the awards.

Judge Kalin Kalpakchiev, member of the SJC, was awarded a runner-up prize for his tireless work for a more transparent judicial system, solving the issue with the random allocation of cases, as well as for taking critical positions on the problem of career development policy of the SJC that lacks public confidence. Last but not least, judge Kalpakchiev was encouraged for creating a blogspot which serves as an access point for citizens in the debate pertaining to the SJC activities.