As citizens, we need to have quite a different view on inspiration and activities for the future. Besides the already known health measures, sufficient for a patient, here is an incompletable list of examples and directions, to which to turn as citizens.


Furthermore, anti-Roma speech in particular, has started to spill out into the public space motivating two massive riots against Roma, including violence against them and destruction of their homes. The recent case from April 2019 in Gabrovo has led to two houses set on fire by rioters as well as on both occasions state institutions, against UN recommendations, have ruled out to demolish houses leaving people with no accommodation. On three occasions the social services have even taken the children away as a direct consequence of leaving the families with no appropriate conditions. The mayor of Gabrovo openly supports a petition from the “peaceful” rioters that requests dramatic changes in the legislation targeting Roma.