Movement for Rights and Freedoms

political party in Bulgaria
The founder and 1st chairman of the MRF, Ahmed Dogan

The Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF) (Bulgarian: Движение за права и свободи (ДПС); Turkish: Hak ve Özgürlükler Hareketi (HÖH)), is a political party in Bulgaria. Their ideologies are centrism and liberalism. The MRF is a member of the Liberal International and the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe. The MRF represents Turks in Bulgaria.

The MRF was founded on 4 January 1990. The founder chairman of the MRF was Ahmed Dogan. After him, his deputy Lyutvi Mestan is elected as the 2nd chairman of the MRF.[1]

Leaders of the MRFEdit

  1. Ahmed Dogan (4 January 1990–19 January 2013)
  2. Lyutvi Mestan (19 January 2013–December 2015)
  3. Mustafa Karadayı (24 April 2016 - present)


  1. "Mestan Succeeds Dogan as Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Party Leader after Assassination Attempt". Novinite. 2013-01-19. Retrieved 2013-01-20.

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