TABLE OF CONTENTS
LIST OF ACRONYMS .....................................................................................................................................3
INTRODUCTION .............................................................................................................................................5
SUMMARY ......................................................................................................................................................6
LEGAL FRAMEWORK................................................................................................................................. 13
NPM STRUCTURE AND WORK ................................................................................................................. 15
INTERACTION OF THE NPM WITH INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL AUTHORITIES. PARTICIPATION
IN CONFERENCES ...................................................................................................................................... 16
STATISTICS ABOUT CONDUCTED INSPECTIONS ................................................................................... 17
PROTECTING ASYLUM-SEEKERS AND MIGRANTS. MONITORING FORCED RETURN ...................... 17
RECEPTION AND ACCOMMODATION OF FOREIGNERS IN THE ELHOVO DISTRIBUTION CENTRE
AND THE SPECIAL CENTRES FOR TEMPORARRY ACCOMMODATION OF FOREIGNERS WITH
THE MIGRATION DIRECTORATE .......................................................................................................... 19
ACCOMMODATION AND REGISTRATION OF ASYLUM SEEKERS IN CENTRES OPERATED BY THE
STATE AGENCY FOR REFUGEES WITH THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS............................................ 20
MONITORING FORCED RETURN .......................................................................................................... 22
PROTECTING PEOPLE DEPRIVED OF THEIR LIBERTY .......................................................................... 25
ACTION TAKEN WITH A VIEW TO CHANGING LEGAL REGULATION................................................ 25
ACTION TAKEN BY THE PRISON ADMINISTRATION FOR IMPROVING LIVING CONDITIONS IN
PRISONS ................................................................................................................................................. 29
CONDUCTED INSPECTIONS AND CURRENT CONDITION IN THE DETENTION FACILITIES ........... 29
THE PRISON IN THE CITY OF PAZARDZHIK ................................................................................... 29
THE PRISON IN THE CITY OF PLOVDIV ........................................................................................... 31
THE PRISON IN ITHE CITY OF BURGAS .......................................................................................... 32
THE PRISON IN THE CITY OF LOVECH ............................................................................................ 34
THE PRISON IN THE TOWN OF BELENE ......................................................................................... 35
THE PRISON IN THE CITY OF STARA ZAGORA .............................................................................. 36
THE PRISON IN THE TOWN OF BOBOV DOL .................................................................................. 36
REFORMATORY FOR MALE JUVENILES IN THE TOWN OF BOYCHINOVTSI ............................... 37
THE PRISON IN THE CITY OF VRATSA ............................................................................................ 38
THE PRISON IN THE CITY OF PLEVEN ............................................................................................. 40
THE PRISON IN THE CITY OF VARNA .............................................................................................. 41
THE PRISON IN THE CITY OF SLIVEN .............................................................................................. 42
THE PRISON IN THE CAPITAL CITY OF SOFIA ................................................................................ 44
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