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On 13 May 2003, a Sudanese person is attacked in the street in Sofia, treated “dirty negro” and pursued with a knife by two skinheads.

Bulgarian courts did not accept the racist motive of the attack. The European Court of Human Rights considers that there be a violation of Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights concerning inhuman and degrading treatment, which requires punish the perpetrators of such treatment, and Article 14 concerning discrimination, among other ethnic and racial.

A presentation in English here: http://www.ecre.org/component/downloads/downloads/865.html

and the press release of the European Court of Human Rights (in English).