Shocking Vbox Video Shows Bulgaria Old People's Home Cruelty

Society | October 13, 2009, Tuesday // 16:00| Views: | Comments: 0
Shocking Vbox Video Shows Bulgaria Old People's Home Cruelty: Shocking Vbox Video Shows Bulgaria Old People's Home Cruelty The authors of the Vbox clip, uploaded under the name “Forgotten by God”, even warn viewers that it should not be watched by children or people with a heart condition. Photo from vbox.com

A shocking video of ill patients in a home for mentally retarded old people in Batak, Bulgaria has been uploaded on Vbox.

The video was filmed in a sick room of the home and two old people are seen to be visibly in a terrible condition with one of them literally skin and bones. The authors of the Vbox clip, uploaded under the name “Forgotten by God”, even warn viewers that it should not be watched by children or people with a heart condition.

The clip ends with a note that both Tuberculosis and other mysterious deaths have been hidden from the authorities by the home’s director.

The director of the home, Dora Papanova, stated that the video footage is at least two years old and was made by a former nurse. She added that the reality of the situation at the home does not resemble the footage.Papanova said the reality of social institution does not meet what is seen from the clips.

The Bulgarian authorities have stated that they will investigate and the Mayor of Batak, Peter Paunov, will hold a press conference on the issue on Wednesday.

Click here for full Vbox video (not to be watched by children or people with a heart condition)

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