Blog archive for February, 2009

Exposing Europe's guilty secret: the incarcerated children of Bulgaria - 13 February 2009

The Times, 13 February 2009 


It is the smell that assaults you - filthy nappies, unwashed babies, rotting flesh. Then you are hit by the silence, an eerie, unnatural silence, the silence of babies who have given up hope of ever being consoled, cuddled or comforted. It is the dreadful quiet of starving, neglected, unloved children waiting to die.