All posts tagged Hungary

Photo: European Parliament
July 26, 2015, by The Budapest Times

The government will move to change Hungary’s criminal code to make illegal migration a criminal offence rather than a misdemeanour, Minister in Charge of the Prime Minister’s Office János Lázár […]


Amnesty International criticises Macedonia and Serbia over refugees

July 7, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Increasing numbers of refugees and migrants are travelling through the western Balkans to the European Union in search of safety and protection. But t ...

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Hungary suspends migrant processing due to overload

June 24, 2015, by VOANews

Hungary says it will suspend processing of asylum seekers registered within its borders because a rising tide of refugees has overwhelmed its infrastr ...

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Hungary’s anti-immigrant fence widely condemned

June 19, 2015, by Raymond Johnston of The Prague Post

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Cécile Pouilly has joined voices condemning Hungary’s announced plan to build a fence to keep out refugee ...

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    Orban threatens to close border with Serbia
    June 14, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban threatened that his government would close the border with Serbia in order to stop the flow of immigrants, Serbian media said on June 12. Orban said […]

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    Orbán and the death penalty: Hanging on to a dream
    May 10, 2015, by The Budapest Times

    The issue of whether to restore capital punishment should “stay on the agenda”, Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán has said in Pécs. Hungary’s passing a “three-strikes” law and actual life […]

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    Taxis protest Uber in Budapest
    March 30, 2015, by The Budapest Times

    Uber, for the uninitiated, is an “uber”-successful American tech company that connects users with amateur drivers, usually at a fraction of the cost of a taxi ride. Last week, in […]