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People often feel vulnerable to law enforcement agencies. The HHC offers help in this inbalanced power relationship: we provide legal advice, legal representation, regularly monitor places of detention as well as make recommendations to improve people’s capacities to enforce their rights when they come into contact with the police and the prison service. Through our activities, closed institutions become more transparent and citizens’ vulnerability decreases.

The UN Independent Expert on minority issues (IEMI), Ms Gay McDougall paid a visit to Hungary in late June 2006. The HHC met with the Independent Expert and presented a briefing paper on issues related to minority rights protection that fall under the HHC’s scope of activities.

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The extremist right wing party  “Jobbik” announced a demonstration to be held on 11 July 2009 on Szabadság Square, in the framework of which the re-foundation of the dissolved Magyar Gárda Movement was announced. The Police did not dissolve the demonstration. In the HHC’s view, the demonstration should have been dissolved, since it constituted a violation of the rights and freedom of others (on the basis of the above argument).

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