novinite.com: Bulgaria Cracks Down on Hate Speech

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Newly adopted amendments to the Bulgarian Penal Code envision up to four years imprisonment and BGN 5,000 fine for hate speech. Authors of hate speech will face up to four years imprisonment and a BGN 5,000 fine, according to the newly adopted amendments to the Bulgarian Penal Code. The penalty will apply to journalists and authors in the media and in electronic information systems, such as websites.