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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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No Country for Refugees – New asylum rules deny protection to refugees and lead to unprecedented human rights violations in Hungary

18 September 2015 | Publisher: Hungarian Helsinki Committee | Document type: Country News

The Hungarian Helsinki Committee's opinion on the Governments amendments to criminal law related to the sealed border

September 2015 | Publisher: Hungarian Helsinki Committee | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Building a Legal Fence – Changes to Hungarian Asylum Law jeopardise access to protection in Hungary

7 August 2015 | Publisher: Hungarian Helsinki Committee | Document type: Country News

Information Note on Asylum-seekers in Detention and in Dublin Procedures in Hungary

May 2014 | Publisher: Hungarian Helsinki Committee | Document type: Country Reports

Nationality Unknown? An Overview of the Safeguards and Gaps Related to the Prevention of Statelessness at Birth in Hungary

January 2014 | Publisher: Hungarian Helsinki Committee | Document type: Country Reports

Brief Information Note on the Main Asylum-Related Legal Changes in Hungary as of 1 July 2013

July 2013 | Publisher: Hungarian Helsinki Committee | Document type: Comments on National Legislation

Access to Territory and Asylum Procedure in Hungary

7 June 2013 | Publisher: Hungarian Helsinki Committee | Document type: Country Reports

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

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

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