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EU Refers Hungarian Asylum Policies to European Court

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary has been referred to the European Union’s highest court for perceived failings to comply with the bloc’s asylum rules and is facing censure for legislation criminalizing the support of asylum-seekers by civic groups.


European Union Attacks Hungary’s Anti-Migrant Laws

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s new legislation allowing for the detention of asylum-seekers in shipping containers at border camps took effect Tuesday, with the European Union’s commissioner for migration saying that it needs to comply with the bloc’s rules.


Hungary Continues to Fortify Border As Turkey Threatens to Scrap Deal

TOMPA, Hungary (AP) — A year after the European Union struck a deal with Turkey to stem the flow of migrants into Europe, asylum-seekers are still finding their way into Hungary – and the country’s populist government is doubling down protection of its border with Serbia with a new fence and controversial asylum rules.

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Hungary: 94 Migrants in Detention Launch Hunger Strike

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s immigration and asylum office says 94 of 102 asylum-seekers detained in a closed reception center have launched a hunger strike, demanding to be set free.


Hungary’s Second Anti-Migrant Fence on Serbian Border to be Built by May

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A new fence being built by Hungary to stop migrants from entering the country will be completed by May 1 and a state of emergency giving authorities additional powers to secure the borders has been extended by six months, government officials said Thursday.

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Hungarian Government To Train 3,000 ‘Border Hunters’

The Hungarian government is planning to beef up security on its border with Serbia by training a further 3,000 “Border Hunter” personnel to aid existing forces. Hungarian law states that a mere fifteen asylum seekers are allowed into the central European country

HORGOS, SERBIA - JULY 17: A man stands besides the border fence close to the E75 Horgas border crossing between Serbia and Hungary on July 17, 2016 in Horgos, Serbia. Serbia has announced that it will start joint army and police patrols on its borders with Bulgaria and Macedonia to …

Hungary Accuses ‘Migrant Helpers’ Of Organized Criminality

The spokesman for Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has denounced European Union citizens who helped smuggle migrants through his country calling them organized criminals. In a fiery speech to the press in Brussels on Monday Zoltán Kovács, the spokesman for

The Hungarian government's spokesman Zoltan Kovacs informs the press in Szeged on September 15, 2015 as the government establishes the 'Crisis situation' in two border counties of Hungary due to a new border protection law coming into force. Hungary has sealed the last gap in the barricade along its border …

Hungary Gears Up To Build New Anti-Migrant Fence

A new fence, electronic surveillance equipment and a paved road for police “border hunters” are all part of Hungary’s continuing efforts to stop the flow of migrants and refugees from the Middle East, Asia and Africa at its southern borders.

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