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11 Oct 2009
‘MTI’ reports that the Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner visited Hungary, meeting senior officials to review the situation of Roma and the discrimination they face in several areas. Mr. Hammarberg was especially...
04 Oct 2009
‘Kelowna’ reports that the Canadian government asked Hungary to take action against the increasing number of Hungarians claiming asylum in Canada. Between April and June of this year Hungary has become the third country with the...
11 Sep 2009
According to an OECD study on child welfare published in Wednesday’s Nepszabadsag daily, Hungarian children receive better health care services than most of their peers in OECD countries, but they also drink and smoke more. Every eleventh...
20 Aug 2009
‘Budapest Times’ reports that the Hungarian police have detained four men on suspicion of carrying out attacks in which at least six Roma were killed. Authorities are working on the assumption that these attacks were racially...
10 Aug 2009
‘Ekathimerini’ published an analysis of a Reuters correspondent about growing extremism in Hungary and the general view of Roma people. The economic downturn has exacerbated tensions and resentment towards minorities and immigrants...
30 Apr 2009
According to the Hungarian News Agency, an Austrian private foundation has granted an award to “CFCF”:http://www.cfcf.hu/?language=english&folder_id=101, Hungarian foundation fighting against segregation at school. The Chance for...
09 Mar 2009
A detective and fire inspector face disciplinary action after “the recent murder of a Roma man and his five years-old son”: http://tdh-childprotection.org/content/view/1038/1/, according to the Hungarian news agency MTI. Indeed, the...
20 Feb 2009
A father and his 5-years-old son were shot dead in an attack on a Roma family home, reports Reuters. The attack took place in a village in the southeast of Budapest, and is the latest in a series of attack on Roma houses, which according to Reuters...

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