Paraskeva Todorova vs. Bulgaria (Application no. 37193/07)

Thursday, 25 March, 2010

On 25 March 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in the case of Paraskeva Todorova vs. Bulgaria (Application no. 37193/07), ruled that Bulgarian courts had discriminated against a Romani woman, by imposing an effective prison sentence and and motivating their decision to grant the supended prision sentence which was recommended by the prosecution in a way related to her ethnic origin, treating her less favourably on the basis of her Romani ethnicity.

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