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LETTERS - The racism in football is not only about Bulgarian Nazis

LETTERS - The racism in football is not only about Bulgarian Nazis The racist behaviour by Bulgarian fans against black English footballers was disgusting.

Racist scapegoating of Roma continues

Authorities in Greece plan to send a seven year old girl seized from a Roma family to Bulgaria.

Don't let the authorities deport Toma to Bulgaria

A leading Roma activist based in Britain is facing extradition to Bulgaria—where his life will be in danger from racists.

A new left for eastern Europe

In 1989 one party regimes crumbled in six countries in Eastern Europe. Within a few weeks there were massive political changes in Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland and Romania. The Eastern Bloc, which the Soviet Union had dominated, was finished.

Another stir of the toxic mix - New Labour and workers from Romania and Bulgaria

Labour’s long anticipated approach to the accession of Romania and Bulgaria to the European Union (EU) was announced last week. As expected, Home Secretary John Reid has opted for various restrictions on Bulgarians and Romanians working in Britain.


Letters New wave of xenophobia The possibility of Romanians and Bulgarians being able to travel to seek work when their countries join the European Union (EU) in the new year has been greeted by the usual xenophobic noises.

New Labour attacks migrants from Bulgaria and Romania

28 October 2006
Not content with whipping up Islamophobia, New Labour is now targeting workers from Bulgaria and Romania.

Blame the rich, not migrant workers

26 August 2006
Amid the slew of lies about the "crisis" that will be caused by "floods of immigrants" who are threatening to arrive from Romania and Bulgaria (lies echoed by all the major parties), it is important to restate some basic facts.

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