Law Enforcement And Criminal Justice | Magyar Helsinki Bizottság
×

Manage cookies

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.

In June 2008 the HHC sent a public interest information request to all Budapest-based police stations to find out in how many cases the police had appointed ex officio defense counsels in mandatory defense cases in 2007, who were the individual appointed attorneys and how many cases were given to each attorney.

Continue Reading

On 30 January 2009, Albert Pásztor, head of the Miskolc Police Headquarters held a press conference concerning robberies committed in the city of Miskolc. After the press conference, where he mentioned that all the robberies in the preceding two months had been committed by Roma perpetrators, he gave an interview, in which he said: “We can conclude that the robberies perpetrated in public areas are committed by Gypsy persons.

Continue Reading
magyar-helsinki-bizottsag

Támogasd te is
a Magyar Helsinki Bizottság tevékenységét adód -val!

Segíts, hogy őrködhessünk
a demokrácia felett,
és hogy Magyarország továbbra is jogállam maradhasson.

Segítsd ügyvédeink munkáját, hogy továbbra is ingyenes jogi segítséget nyújthassanak azoknak, akiknek a hatóságok megsértették emberi jogait.