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Commenting article: Bulgaria Sentenced in Strasbourg over Teen Gang Rape

The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg has ruled against the Bulgarian state for refusing to investigate the gang rape of a fourteen-year-old girl.

The applicant, M.N., is a Bulgarian national who was born in 1980 and lives in the Bulgarian town of Karlovo.

Relying, in particular, on Articles 3 (prohibition of torture and inhuman or degrading treatment) and 8 (right to respect for private and family life), M.N. complained about the ineffectiveness of the investigation carried out into the rape of which she had been the victim aged 14.

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peterperfect - 28 Nov 2012 // 15:31:40

This is a disgraceful example of Police and Justice department ineptitude and incompetence. How can an investigation with such evidence and guilty statements have taken so long. Maybe a cover up to protect someone whose family have connections/power? what other conclusion can be drawn?