Special Rapporteur looks into independence of judges in Bulgaria

Progress being made on legal reforms in Bulgaria is being assessed by Gabriela Knaul, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, on her mission to the country, which began on Monday.

Human Rights Council

The Special Rapporteur will look at advances achieved in protecting and enhancing the independence of judges and lawyers.

She will also look into remaining challenges, including attacks against legal professionals and court officials.

Ms. Knaul will hold discussions with representatives of the Government, UN agencies and non-governmental organizations and will present her findings to the Human Rights Council in 2012.  

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