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NEW PETITION: Disabled Borko's Story Part II: TV7, Broadcast the Truth!

Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, Bulgaria, Borko, Occupy for Animals, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, abused, crime, death, dogs, humans, investigation, law, pets, protection, society, SPEAK UP FOR BORKO )

- 1897 days ago -
This petition was started by Occupy for Animals on 5th April, 2013. Please help us to sort this out to a happy conclusion for everyone. Please speak up for little Borko and his daddy, Dr Litov!

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desanka s (416)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 5:55 pm
This petition was started by Occupy for Animals on 5th April, 2013 - for further information on the background of this petition, please visit:


Dalia H (1280)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 6:21 pm
Noted, signed, and shared!
Words fail me *&^%$#@ some kind of people shouldn't exist, Plain and Simple like that!!!!

Thank you for signing the petition "Disabled Borko's Story Part II: TV7, Broadcast the Truth!"

Blessing for all for a New Week!!!
Much LOVE and Light

Past Member (0)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 6:55 pm
So happy for the progress with signatures at 5600 so far. So signed and shared for this wonderful family and Borko!! Thx Desanka!!

Jason S (50)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 7:01 pm
Signed, thanka

Nicole W (646)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 8:42 pm
#5775 and shared, thank you Desanka

Past Member (0)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 8:55 pm
Signed , thanks.

Past Member (0)
Monday April 8, 2013, 11:56 am
s&n thx:))

Frans Badenhorst (582)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 7:01 am
with 7,005 supporters
12,995 NEEDED

Past Member (0)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 7:04 am

Bartlomiej T (296)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 7:14 am
Signed. Thank you

Past Member (0)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 7:23 am
Already signed and shared, thanks Desanka.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 8:24 am
Already done, TU...don't think notes are taking though

Tuesday April 9, 2013, 8:29 am
Signed, thanks.

iveta NoFwdsPls cer (41)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 8:35 am
Signed , thanks Desanka

Gloria picchetti (304)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 9:24 am

Suzanne L (99)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 9:30 am
TY Desanka. Signed the two petitions. Have already signed some petitions for Borko and Dr. Litov thru' Sun Ah C. keeping me updated. There can be no greater coward than a man who beats a disabled dog. Animal abusers are the lowest form of life.

Varcolac Veroscarius (93)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 9:48 am

Teresa R (0)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 9:55 am
Signed and shared.

Kay F (550)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 10:56 am
Signed & shared, thanks Desanka!

Beth M (138)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 11:06 am

Tommy D (38)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 11:35 am

Henriette M (154)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 12:20 pm
I signed with message, Thanks Desanka.

Michela M (3964)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 1:27 pm
with 7,157 supporters


Tina Mia P (141)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 1:47 pm
done!signed all oettion for Borko!

Tina Mia P (141)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 1:47 pm
done!signed all oettion for Borko!

. (0)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 1:49 pm
petition signed

Ilona V (0)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 1:59 pm
Thanks. Signed & noted.

Barbara S (92)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 2:07 pm
a s , noted

Angelika R (143)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 2:17 pm
with 7,180 supporters shared, thx !

Petra M (259)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 3:07 pm
Signed and shared, thanks Desanka!

naomi cohen (55)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 3:17 pm
done. thank you.

Katka O (279)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 3:21 pm
Signed, noted and shared. Thank you Desanka.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 5:39 pm
Hi again Desanka, I have signed and noted everything and will continue to do so, keep in touch on darling Borko and his family xx

Ruth C (87)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 5:46 pm

Just leave me in a room with a baseball bat and the bastard that did this to poor Borko and you will see how he will have wished he was never born!!!

Vicky P (476)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 7:55 pm
noted and signed

Leslene Dunn (84)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 11:47 pm
Noted and signed - as I said, send him to me - he will know what pain, fear and immense suffering is like by the time I am finished with him. What he did was heartless and unforgivable and he should be released to animal activists who I am pretty sure will know what to do with him. What a disgusting piece of filth - how did his mother ever give birth to such a monster - he should have been burnt at birth and sent back to hell.

Animae C (514)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 2:57 am

Yvonne F (181)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 4:26 am
Sooooooooooooooo signed!!! A person who can commit such a horrible act can be capable of anything. I would be aware if I lived in that area and see to that this man wouldn't be able to get away with this.
Poor little Borko! And for what reason?
Thanks Desanka for these great posts!!!!!

Jelca Bruigom (74)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 4:21 pm
Maybe all good people should just leave this country and leave the idiots to 'help' themselves. If all these values are lost up there what is it still worth being there for accept the animals. No good thoughts on this country left. Shame on those in the picture and lets get a better picture of them on a broader level than their own small narrow minded community.
For those that have doubts believe me there is a better live as soon as you walk out and do something about this.

Jelca Bruigom (74)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 4:27 pm
Yvonne, the only reason to behave is without reason for it concerns nothing but an uneducated ego troubled group of persons proud to punish the most helpless being in the area. They must be so intense stupid...and maybe let by some inbreed anger. Lines should be drawn here and now. We need a bigger force to protect the good souls.

desanka s (416)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 10:38 pm
My dear friend Jelca

Bulgarian press (read: Bulgarian government) is THE MAIN INSTIGATOR of the so-called "war against the stray dogs" - this is the exact term that journalist use on TV and in their articles. They encourage the barbaric acts on the stray animals and should be held accountable for this despicable actions.

To explain better: in Balkan ex-communist countries, such as Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia...etc, communism is still alive! We don't have communist governments but we live in a sort of POST-COMMUNIST TWILIGHT ZONE, economically and politically, also when it comes to human and animal rights, and how majority of people thinking. The uncertain future, daily incising poverty and hunger are reason for these violence actions.

Despite signs of change in Eastern Europe, communist problems and mentality are very alive. DESPERATE PEOPLE OFTEN BEHAVE VIOLENTLY! Doctor Litov family and Borko are there victims.

So, I think everyone needs to know what is going on in Bulgaria - until it would be too late! If we join forces, we can prevent further suffering in Bulgaria.

. (0)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 7:01 am
this is actually extremely sad, we Europeans we can very well understand what you're explaining dear Desanka.

However, I have always been convinced that the gratuitous violence (an example of 100000... is Borko and his family) and ignorance (lack of knowledge) they always go hand in hand together.

#7.861 signed and noted - all i can do and more to help the poor Borko - thank you so much Desanka for all the Borko's upgrade

bev g (128)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 7:39 pm
signed and shared. poor animals.

Jacqueline Greene (7)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 11:09 pm
As I posted on the site, this sounds just like Nazi Germany or Stalin's Russia, death camps and all. Is this the true direction that the Bulgarian (read bullies) Government is headed? Why in God's name is the rest of the EU putting up with this? And I understand from another post, from someone in the region, that Bulgaria is not the only country holding on to the communist unthought process for dear life. Another factor, surely Bulgaria isn't a big tourist draw...why couldn't the rest of the EU easily muscle them into this century?

Mary T (178)
Friday April 12, 2013, 4:57 pm
Already signed and shared.

bev g (128)
Sunday April 14, 2013, 8:16 pm
A man trying to do Kind Dees for the animalls. Poor man and poor dog. This is vile and evil. I hope it gets sorted. Its so sad this world these days .whats gone wrong.

bev g (128)
Sunday April 14, 2013, 8:17 pm
signed and shared poor soulds.

Sara P (54)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 7:58 am
Signed, thanks a lot Desanka. Let me take a moment also to thank you for sharing the good news about Rosalie, I'm so happy for this poor creature, all my contacts were waiting to know something so, thanks for your efforts!!!!

carol k (17)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 8:49 am
signed this one and another one I wrote a letter to the President of Bulgaria I need the address to send it any one have idea how to get this address? HELP

desanka s (416)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 7:52 pm
Carol, thise are email address:

The President of Bulgaria
Rosen Plevneliev

The Prime Minister of Bulgaria
Marin Raykov

Secretary General of Bulgaria,
Liliya Ivanova

Mr. Cvetalin Vasilev Penkov
Mayor of Devin


SANDRA R (144)
Monday April 22, 2013, 7:17 am
Noted and already signed. Thank you dear Desanka.

Michelle S (462)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 10:43 pm
Where is the dog now?

The back story:

"Borko and Bulgaria’s Dr. Dolittle
April 24, 2013 Stephanie Henkel

Stephanie Henkel, Global Animal

Bulgaria’s own Dr. Dolittle is being persecuted for helping stray animals.
Share Borko's story. Photo Credit: K9 Rescue Bulgaria

Share Borko’s story. Photo Credit: K9 Rescue Bulgaria

This twisted tale began last May when Dr. Georgi Litov found Borko, a stray puppy who was so badly beaten that his spinal column was severed. Horrified to have found a pup who was treated so heinously, the kind Bulgarian doctor filed a petition to the Regional Public Prosecutor’s Office yet never received an acknowledgment from them. Ultimately, Dr. Litov decided to take Borko in and nurse him back to health.

Due to Borko’s injuries, he was paraplegic at first. Veterinarians were convinced he would never walk again and believed euthanasia would be the most humane course of action. Yet, Borko would not give up without a fight and eventually proved everyone wrong.

The determined pooch made miraculous progress. He was soon able to move his legs and stand up with very little support. Borko also befriended Dr. Litov’s other rescue dogs and quickly became a part of the family.

Unfortunately, this touching tale made a turn for the worst on March 12, 2013. An angry mob who was being filmed by a TV7 crew stormed Dr. Litov’s home. They found Borko and brutally beat him with a baseball bat. Shockingly, this was all caught on camera without intervention. The man seen in the video striking Borko is said to be Borian Dafinov Kirov.

Later that same day, the mob returned for Borko and again, was accompanied by the TV7 crew. Two brutes forcefully entered the doctor’s office, and Dr. Litov quickly called the police.

At first, the officers assisted the desperate doctor, but after several altercations with the lynch mob, Dr. Litov was forced by the group and the police to comply with the mob’s wishes.
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Sign the petition to demand justice for Borko and urge the Bulgarian government to take action against animal cruelty!

The mob searched the premises and found Borko, shaking and trembling. They took pictures of the terrified canine and some of the other animals as “evidence.” At this run-in, the Deputy Mayor advised Dr. Litov to leave the village for his own safety, and the policemen declined the doctor’s request for permanent police protection.

Dr. Georgi Litov has no support from the community, the law, and the media for his noble work with stray animals. Bringing worldwide awareness to this story is crucial to changing the Bulgarian government’s attitude toward animal cruelty. The people who took part in this disgraceful act against a crippled dog should be punished. Sign the petition to demand justice for Borko and to urge the Bulgarian government to take action against animal cruelty!"

Geynell Eskite (68)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 2:13 pm
Petition signed.

Paul Girardin (126)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 9:47 pm
Signed, noted & shared!

Ann L (15)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 9:55 pm
Signed and FB

Past Member (0)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 10:58 pm
signed, and noted, thanks again darling lady for the extra way to help with this.

. (0)
Monday April 29, 2013, 12:38 am
signed and noted(before),thank you

LaurenBackSoon Kozen (173)
Monday April 29, 2013, 12:49 am
Noted & Signed. Thanks.

Anna Undebeck (256)
Monday April 29, 2013, 1:52 am
More than noted and already signed and shared around. This story even follow me in my dreams at night,been loosing a lot of sleep,been crying loads, even been screaming loud , etc etc-its so extremly heartbreaking and sick( And its not only this story- its the whole twisted attitued against stary dogs in Bulgaria) Now I will send emails to the President , the Prime minister and the secratery General of Bulgaria. And will contact different media aswell. This MUST come to an end now... :'( Thanks everyone who posting different links and petitions, etc etc. We have to work 2gether. Together we can do it!!!! LOVE/Anna

Christeen A (371)
Monday April 29, 2013, 4:26 am

penny C (83)
Monday April 29, 2013, 5:58 am

Lisa N (207)
Monday April 29, 2013, 6:52 am
Previously signed, thanks!

Jelca Bruigom (74)
Monday April 29, 2013, 10:26 am
shared again.

Thomas P (280)
Monday April 29, 2013, 12:53 pm
Noted and signed...thanks

Gina Caracci (219)
Monday April 29, 2013, 5:34 pm

Lisa Zarafonetis (168)
Monday April 29, 2013, 6:49 pm
Signed & Shared.

Jelica R (144)
Monday April 29, 2013, 9:51 pm
Justice for Disabled Borko! Punish the man who savagely beat him in his own home!

Disabled Borko's Story Part II: TV7, Broadcast the Truth!

Government of Bulgaria: Stop and prosecute inhumane animal cruelty against animals like "Borko"

Demand Justice for Stray Dog Beaten by Mob in Bulgaria

We the undersigned demand Justice for Borko. -- FB Causes


1.- The tragic story of little Borko and his daddy, Dr Georgi Litov

2.- Facebook page: Borko, a Crippled Boy Needing Help

3.- Borko's page: Justice for Borko

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EU, when do you think it is time to act?

Remembrance Day for Animal Victims of Human Abuse

Protest against the killing action and against the demand for a new homicide law!

Tell Bulgaria: The indiscriminate slaughter of stray animals is genocide and fascism in its purest form


Scarecrow dogs - Expose Bulgaria's dirty little secret

Condemn animal abuse in Bulgaria


Tell Bulgaria: Stop torturing and killing animals for amusement!!!

Bulgaria, please do the right thing - don't kill the strays of Sofia!

Marin Raykov: Please create a regulatory body to investigate/prosecute animal abusers.

Bulgaria: Start sterilization campaigns in Sofia and all Bulgarian municipalities immediately !

Online Petition for Criminalisation of Extreme Cruelty to Animals in Bulgaria

Demand Justice for Stray Dog Beaten by Mob in Bulgaria

Mariann Rannenberg (158)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 11:48 pm
Signed again.

Carol H (229)
Wednesday May 1, 2013, 12:34 pm
all petitions signed

Michelle S (462)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 7:57 pm
Update from Desanka:

"First court VICTORY. The Judge suspended the eviction notice, meaning that the municipality will have to wait till the end of the trial, and I do not have to leave the building by the 5th of May."

bev g (128)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 5:52 pm
signed . hugs

Valerie Disle (66)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 6:15 pm
Already signed. Thanks to Jelica for posting the links of petitions. I signed them all.
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