CIA World Factbook
Stage 3: Discrimination
In Bulgaria, many Roma live in segregated communities, with limited accesss to healthcare, education, and employment opportunities. Targeted lockdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic worsened anti-Roma discrimination. Isolatd from the rest of Bulgaria and blamed for the virus, these communities struggle to access clean water, electricity, and food.
Europe's Roma Community's Life Under Covid
Some European Officials Use Virus as a Cover to Target Roma
Amnesty International: Bulgaria 2020