17 February 2023

With the support of AIP 22 citizens filed a complaint to the Commission for Personal Data Protection against the Political Party “Vazrazhdane” for publishing data in breach of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC in its signal to the Prosecutor’s Office in August 2022.


In January 2023 “Vazrazhdane” was bestowed with the Big Brother Anti-Award. The eight ceremony in Bulgaria was organized by Access to Information Programme and Internet Society Bulgaria traditionally on 28th of January – the International Data Privacy Day.


On 16th of February 2023 the chairperson of “Vazrazhdane” Kostadinov denied personal id numbers to be published and complaint about a „defamation“. The decision of the Commission for Personal Data Protection is awaited.