Independent Bulgarian MPs Table Death Penalty Bill
Independent Bulgarian Members of the Parliament are insisting for the death penalty to be reinstated in the country.
The same MPs, who recently founded a new political coalition called "No to EU," are going to table Wednesday a Bill for amendments in the Penal Code, one of these MPs, Kiril Gumnerov, announced.
He insists Bulgarians have demanded for a long time for capital punishment to be brought back, but politicians have refused to listen to them.
"We know the battle will be long and difficult, because the entire political lobby of organized crime will be against us," says Gumnerov.
Another MP, also author of the Bill, Stoyan Ivanov, adds death penalty must be applied in cases of activities against the Republic, treason in times of war, espionage for another country, premeditated weakening of the army, premeditated murders, murder of pregnant women or people younger than 14, murders committed by pedophiles, and serial killers.
The independent MPs also plan to propose a Bill for chemical castration of pedophiles.
- » Bulgaria's Parliament Approves Deputy FinMin as Head of Finance Watchdog
- » Bulgarian MPs to Vote on Anti-Terror Bill
- » Left-wing Parties in Bulgaria Unable to Propose Joint Presidential Nomination - Analyst
- » Bulgaria Takes to Court Three Syrians on Charges of Terrorism
- » Second Straw Poll on UN Top Job Candidates Next Week
- » Bulgarian Parliament to Choose from Three Dates for 2016 Presidential Elections