Since 2000, more than 27,000 migrants and refugees have died attempting the perilous journey to Europe. With an unprecedented number of people breaking through its heavily barricaded borders in 2014, the EU continues to fortify its frontiers.
VICE News presents Europe or Die, a new four-part series that documents the efforts of those risking their lives to reach Europe, and the forces tasked to keep them out.
Everyone knows what’s going on in Turkey and Brazil by now but what is happening in the small Balkan country of Bulgaria?
“At first glance, beautiful Bulgaria has a lot of democracy going on — laws, elections, a parliament, a president, markets, EU membership, free will, the works, we have it. Look from the outside, and it’s clearly there. The inside of this strange hologram, though, feels very different, especially if you’re a Bulgarian.” by Georgi Marinov
Read the full article here: http://medium.com/better-humans/d289c6e1392
And a week on, Seven reasons why Bulgarians keep protesting
Euronews article: Will you #ДАНСwithme? How Bulgarian protesters are using social media
For photos and news about the protests in Bulgaria search Facebook and Twitter with the hashtag #ДАНСwithme
Bulgaria protests #ДАНСwithme
Photo: Sergei Antonov, OffNews