Information leaflets for asylum seekers at the border are available in 7 languages! The publication was supported by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. They can be dowloaded here: English Arabic French Kurdish Pashtu Persian Urdu
The latest amendments to the Asylum Act and the Act on State Border entered into force on 5 July 2016. The Hungarian Helsinki Committee’s brief information update provides a summary of their implementation and practical consequences, with special regard to the unprecedented amount of reports about violence committed at and around he Hungarian-Serbian border against foreigners. The Information Update can be downloaded here.
The latest amendments to the Asylum Act and the Act on State Border entered into force today, 5 July 2016. The Hungarian Helsinki Committee’s brief information update analyses the potential dangers and the immediate consequences of the “legalisation” of the extrajudicial push-back of asylum-seekers to the external side of the border fence. The Information Update can be downloaded here.
Since the beginning of this spring, the Hungarian Helsinki Committee (HHC) has been receiving a growing number of alarming reports from asylum-seekers and various NGOs and individuals working at the Hungarian-Serbian border about serious abuses and ill-treatments committed against asylum-seekers.
A brief information note by the Hungarian Helsinki Committee on the reception infrastructure and conditions for asylum-seekers in Hungary for the Seminar on the Right to Asylum in Europe – Models and Challenges in the Reception of Individuals in Need of International Protection, Barcelona, 9-10 June 2016. This information note can be downloaded here.