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Hungary: Crackdown on the rights of refugees and migrants continues unabated amidst European Commission inaction

, Index number: EUR 27/4405/2016

Amnesty International notes with concern the recent legal and policy developments in Hungary, which have further deteriorated the situation of refugees and asylum-seekers seeking protection in the country and have caused ongoing suffering to them. The organization is calling on the European Commission to use all necessary means to ensure the country’s full compliance with their obligations to respect, protect and fulfil the rights of refugees and migrants under EU and international law, including by following through the infringement proceedings launched against Hungary in December 2015.

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