The Association of European Journalists - Bulgaria is shocked by the news of the murder of Victoria Marinova, administrative director and TV host in the regional television TVN Ruse.
We express our sincere condolences to the young woman’s family and relatives. AEJ-Bulgaria insists that authorities carry out an effective investigation and deliver justice upon the people responsible for this brutal act.
AEJ-Bulgaria insists that all possible motives for the murder should be taken into consideration, including the one related related her work as a journalist. However, as long as there are no solid and proven facts, the speculations that the incident is connected to the freedom of expression in the country are unacceptable.