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|
|Cite as||Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Hungary: Religious persecution and/or intolerance; specifically, treatment of Christians in the past 20 years, 1 May 1990, HUN5631, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6ac898.html [accessed 22 January 2018]|
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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.
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.