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Hungary: Religious persecution and/or intolerance; specifically, treatment of Christians in the past 20 years

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 May 1990
Citation / Document Symbol HUN5631
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An overview of the state of religious freedom in Hungary from the 1950s to mid-1989 is given in the attached documents which report on the changes in Hungary and the new climate of tolerance.

ATTACHMENTS:

Janice A. Broun, "Church & Party in Hungary", Freedom at Issue, March/April 1989, pp. 28-31.

Edith Oltay, "Abolition of State Office for Church Affairs Marks Turn in Church-State Relations", RFE Research, 23 June 1989, pp. 37-41.

Edith Oltay, "Religious Orders Being Re-established", RFE Research, 4 October 1989, pp. 41-43.

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