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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

The Luxemburg Court: Conductor for a Disharmonious Orchestra?

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

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

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

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

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

The Refugee Law Reader: Cases, Documents, and Materials

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

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

December 2007 | Publisher: Hungarian Helsinki Committee | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

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