Tag Archives: Viktor Orbán

13Jan/17

Trump, European populists are a threat to human rights – Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch warns the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States and the rise of populist leaders in Europe poses a “extraordinarily dangerous threat” to human rights. Their yearly report also criticises Russia, China, and Turkey’s leaders for crackdowns on dissent and Syria’s al-Assad for targeting civilians.
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01Oct/15

Immigrants appeal to Hungarians’ hearts via their stomachs

Ten Budapest restaurants showcase migrants’ national dishes in a bid to encourage tolerance.

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02Sep/15

EU migrant crisis leaves asylum policies in tatters

(NVO) – Men, women, small children- they walk along the train tracks from Serbia into Hungary while it’s still dark hoping to evade authorities.
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30Aug/15

When even a migrant camp is little refuge

(NVO) – Migrants in Serbia are largely free to come and go as they please but it’s a different situation in Hungary, where refugee camps require migrants to be held for 24 hours.

The policy prompted several migrants to jump a fence and try to escape the Roske refugee camp in southern Hungary on Saturday (August 29) in order to avoid being fingerprinted by authorities.
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16Aug/15

Hungary set to complete first phase of border fence with Serbia

Construction work is drawing to a close on the first phase of the border fence with Serbia, according to the Hungarian government.

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10Jul/15

‘Come to Hungary, we’ve got jobs in London!’ Group mocks Hungary’s anti-immigrant drive

Hungarian spoof political party launches an “anti-anti-immigration campaign” and bedecks Hungary with posters reading: “Sorry about our prime minister!”.

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