ACS Human Rights Moot Court

Congratulations to ACS 10th graders Nikola Boyadzhiev and Ivan Troitskyi a k a team NBIT, for winning the ACS Human Rights Moot Court held March 16. The event supported by the Student Activities Fund was a success thanks to the enthusiasm and effort by organizers seniors Anna Bachvarova, Elitsa Tsvetanova, and Antonia Tarashmanova and their supervisor ACS Math teacher and human rights activist Joaquin Rolon, participants and volunteers. 

The human rights case discussed was on whether forbidding employees to wear religious garb while working in a hospital is an infringement to their freedom of thought, conscience, and religion and discrimination against them based on their religion.

The opening ceremony featured a welcome address by ACS President Emily Sergant Beasley. The panel of judges consisted of former Member of Parliament Dimitar Delchev, a founder and also a judge at the International Moot Court Association, as well as ACS seniors Iva Ivanova and Ema Yordanova, presidents of the Intro to Law Club at the College, and Sofia University International Relations student Simona Eftimova. ACS alumna Sophia Taskov ’22 was there to present the awards to the winners. 

Thanks and congratulations to all!