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04 Oct 2019
Dr Szilvia Gyurkó, children’s rights expert’s thoughts are summarized in nlc.hu article about what needs to happen in order to eliminate violence and abuse in children’s lives. Hungarian children are the least aware of their rights in Europe. A...
20 Sep 2019
In Hungary, each week a woman dies by the hand of her partner or ex-partner. Statistics on Parlament.hu shows that: it is eight times higher the risk that a woman to be killed by her partner, than a stranger, every fifth woman lived in an abusive...
11 Aug 2016
Amnesty International reports on the on-going plight of refugees at the Serbia-Hungary boarder. Refugees at the boarder must live with anxiety on a daily basis as they wait to see whether their name is on the list of those who will be allowed to...
27 Jul 2016
EurActiv reports on the alarming rhetoric used by the Hungarian PM Viktor Orbán. At a press conference on Tuesday Orbán described migrants and refugees who have fled war and oppression in the pursuit of a better life and freedom as 'poison'. He...
21 Jul 2016
The UNHCR reports that living conditions at the makeshift camp next Röszke are dire. Some 700 people share one cold water tap and ten mobile toilets which are cleaned every two or three days. People hang donated blankets from tree branches to...
10 Aug 2015
US News reports that Hungary has received over 110,000 asylum requests so far in 2015, more than double the number from the entire year of 2014, bringing increasing numbers of vulnerable and unaccompanied minors. As the Hungarian government works to...

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