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Hungarian Helsinki Committee

The Hungarian Helsinki Committee monitors the enforcement in Hungary of human rights enshrined in international human rights instruments, provides legal defence to victims of human rights abuses by state authorities and informs the public about rights violations. The HHC strives to ensure that domestic legislation guarantee the consistent implementation of human rights norms. The HHC promotes legal education and training in fields relevant to its activities, both in Hungary and abroad. The HHC's main areas of activities are centred on protecting the rights of asylum seekers and foreigners in need of international protection, as well as monitoring the human rights performance of law enforcement agencies and the judicial system. It particularly focuses on the conditions of detention and the effective enforcement of the right to defence and equality before the law. Website: helsinki.hu/en/
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Opinion No. 2/2012 (XII.10) KMK. of the Supreme Court of Hungary (Kúria) on Certain Questions Related to the Application of the Safe Third Country Concept

10 December 2012 | Publisher: Hungarian Helsinki Committee | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Serbia as a Safe Country: Revisited

June 2012 | Publisher: Hungarian Helsinki Committee | Document type: Country Reports

The Luxemburg Court: Conductor for a Disharmonious Orchestra?

2 May 2012 | Publisher: Hungarian Helsinki Committee | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Access to Protection Jeopardized : Information note on the treatment of Dublin returnees in Hungary, December 2011

December 2011 | Publisher: Hungarian Helsinki Committee | Document type: Country News

The Refugee Law Reader: Cases, Documents, and Materials

November 2011 | Publisher: Hungarian Helsinki Committee | Document type: Compilations

Serbia As a Safe Third Country: A Wrong Presumption

September 2011 | Publisher: Hungarian Helsinki Committee | Document type: Country Reports

Structural Differences and Access to Country Information (COI) at European Courts Dealing with Asylum

July 2011 | Publisher: Hungarian Helsinki Committee | Document type: Thematic Reports

Stuck in Jail: Immigration Detention in Hungary (2010)

April 2011 | Publisher: Hungarian Helsinki Committee | Document type: Fact Finding Reports

Country Information in Asylum Procedures : Quality as a Legal Requirement in the EU

2011 | Publisher: Hungarian Helsinki Committee | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Statelessness in Hungary: The Protection of Stateless Persons and the Prevention and Reduction of Statelessness

December 2010 | Publisher: Hungarian Helsinki Committee | Document type: Country Reports

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