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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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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

Joint submission on the rights of irregular migrants, asylum seekers and refugees in Hungary by the Hungarian Helsinki Committee and MENEDÉK - Hungarian Association for Migrants for the UN Universal Periodic Review 11th session, May 2011

8 November 2010 | Publisher: Hungarian Helsinki Committee | Document type: Country Reports

Report on the Border Monitoring Program 2008-2009

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

Good Practices for a Europe of Protection: a memorandum for the Trio of Spain, Belgium and Hungary

December 2009 | Publisher: Hungarian Helsinki Committee | Document type: Memoranda

Practices in Hungary concerning the granting of non-EU-harmonised protection statuses

September 2009 | Publisher: Hungarian Helsinki Committee | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Asylum Seekers' Access to Territory and to the Asylum Procedure in the Republic of Hungary

December 2008 | Publisher: Hungarian Helsinki Committee | Document type: Thematic Reports

The Refugee Law Reader: Cases, Documents, and Materials

January 2008 | Publisher: Hungarian Helsinki Committee | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

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