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Hungary: Update to HUN21968.E of 9 November 1995 on the situation of Jews in Hungary

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 January 1997
Citation / Document Symbol HUN25844.E
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Hungary: Update to HUN21968.E of 9 November 1995 on the situation of Jews in Hungary, 1 January 1997, HUN25844.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6abe35c.html [accessed 24 November 2017]
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For an overall assessment of the current situation of Jews in Hungary, please consult the attached excerpts of Antisemitism: World Report 1996.

The attached 25 April 1996 report from The Orlando Sentinel provides information on the desecration of a Jewish cemetery in Budapest.

The attached 16 April 1996 article from The Jerusalem Post reports on the stabbing of a Jewish agency emissary serving as the principal of a Jewish school in Budapest.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.

Attachments

Antisemitism: World Report 1996. 1996. 5th ed. London: Institute for Jewish Policy Research/American Jewish Committee.

The Jerusalem Post. 16 April 1996. "Agency Emissary Stabbed in Budapest." (NEXIS)

The Orlando Sentinel. 25 April 1996. "Jewish Cemetery Attacked by Vandals in Hungary." (NEXIS)

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