Ruch Praw i Wolności – partia bułgarskich Turków

  • Karol Bieniek


The main subject of the article is the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (Hak ve Özgürlükler Hareketi, HÖH) – a party that operates in Bulgaria and represents the Turkish national minority living in that country. In the course of the deliberations that aim at establishing whether the party is of ethnoregional character, the article discusses the historical functioning of the Turkish national minority in Bulgaria, the contemporary legal situation of the minority, and the genesis of the party. Then, the article describes the activity of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms on the Bulgarian political scene with respect to parliamentary, local, and European Parliament elections.