Asylum seekers in Europe are often faced with EU rules that hinder their ability to seek asylum in an EU country
where they would feel most protected. This is according to a new JRS Europe report, Protection Interrupted, based on
interviews with 257 asylum seekers and migrants in nine EU countries.
The Hungarian Helsinki Committee calls on the Hungarian government and the competent asylum authority, the Office of Immigration and Nationality to follow the example of Belgium, Iceland, the Netherlands, Germany, Norway, and the UK and stop Dublin transfers to Greece.
The results of the Dubliners project (link to the project) were presented at the final conference in Rome. Officials from Sweden, Hungary and Italy, and representatives of partner NGOs highlighted the difficulties in the application of the Dublin regulation.
The European Court of Human Rights requested the Hungarian government to suspend the return of an unaccompanied 16-yar old Afghan asylum seeker to Greece under the Dublin Regulation on Friday, 26 February.