BULGARIA: Enemies of the People

The Germans had gone. But there was still terror in Sofia—this time in the name of justice. Nearly 400 former members of four successive Bulgarian governments were being tried before two "People's Courts."

At one court, which sat in the big hall of the University of Sofia, former deputies were indicted for supporting pro-fascist governments. At the other, which sat in the big courtroom of the Palace of Justice, regents, royal councilors and ministers, among them ex-Premiers Bogdan Filoff, Ivan Bagrianoff and Konstantin Muravieff, were charged with "crimes against the Bulgarian people." Among...

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