Category Archives: Hungary

Some lessons from history have still not been learned

By Fotis Filippou, Amnesty International’s Regional Campaign Coordinator for Europe and Central Asia “The one who does not remember history is bound to live through it again” George Santayana Yesterday, in Hungary a Budapest Court found three men guilty of … Continue reading

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Hungary’s constitutional undermining of internationally protected human rights

By Dorottya Atol, Amnesty International Hungary Hungary is about to take a leap backwards when it comes to guaranteeing human rights and basic freedoms including a deeply limited definition of “family” in its new constitution. The fourth amendment to Hungary’s … Continue reading

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Demonstrating against the media law in Hungary

By Dori Átol, campaign coordinator of Amnesty International Hungary Despite freezing conditions around 6-8,000 people gathered in front of the Parliament building in Budapest on 27 January to protest against the media law that came into effect in Hungary on … Continue reading

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