As part of the Protecting Rights at Borders initiative funded by the European Programme for Integration and Migration (EPIM), the first quarterly report on unlawful push-backs carried out by authorities in Greece, North Macedonia, Serbia, … Read more
This one year project aims to make sure that no asylum-seekers, refugees or resident third-country nationals are excluded from protection, expelled from the EU or held in unlawful immigration detention with the abusive and arbitrary … Read more
Since February 2021, the HHC is participating in the European Commission-funded, ICJ-EI-led, CADRE project. This two-year project seeks to promote the expansion, implementation and improvement of viable and effective alternatives to detention for migrant children in full … Read more
Inspired by the success of the Refugee Law Reader, the RELATE (Refugee Law Teaching Support) Initiative continues to promote the teaching of refugee law and international protection studies globally. The initiative builds on the HHC’s … Read more
The new edition of the “Guide on how to establish a refugee law clinic” is now ready! The guide has been updated with the collaboration of experts from Eastern Europe and Latin America. It aims to … Read more
Giving continuity to their cooperation, in the past months, the HHC and the Dutch Council for Refugees (DCR) collaborated on the project Conducting strategic communications and advocacy in complex policy environments, funded by EPIM (European … Read more
Since 2015, the systematic government’s anti-migrant hate campaign has strongly relied on an Islamophobic and anti-Muslim rhetoric, which has increased intolerance of the majority population towards Muslim communities. With this backdrop, the HHC decided to execute the project Right to faith: protecting … Read more
In the framework of the Guardianship Advanced Instruments for child protection in Europe (G.A.IN.), funded by the European Commission and in partnership with Save the Children Italy, the HHC produced the Toolkit for child protection experts on … Read more
In February 2019, the Hungarian Helsinki Committee (HHC) along with several partner organisations, including the Global Detention Project (GDP), launched the final report of their joint initiative, the Red Line detention project, whose objective is to document and raise awareness of how … Read more
The project focuses mainly on the rights of non-nationals in the EU who are victims of violent crime suffered in pre-trial detention and in immigration detention.
European judicial training on the rights of persons in need of international protection
The objective of the Red Line detention project (2017-2019) was to document and raise awareness of how EU states’ border “reception” procedures are increasingly used for the detention of asylum seekers. The project received … Read more
The Hungarian Helsinki Committee implemented the ACESO project between April 2015 and May 2017. Together with the Cordelia Foundation, the Croatian Law Centre, the Foundation for Access to Rights, the Assistance Centre for Torture Survivors … Read more
A project supported by the International Rescue Committee (IRC)
The project „European Judicial Training on the rights of persons in need of international protection” was coordinated by the Greek Council for Refugees and co-funded by the European Union. The Hungarian Helsinki Committee participated in … Read more
Making Alternatives to Detention in Europe a Reality by Exchanges, Advocacy and Learning (September 2013 – February 2015)
The Hungarian Helsinki Committee (HHC) has launched the second volume of the multidisciplinary training manual “Credibility Assessment in Asylum Procedures”.
The overall goal of the “Building Credibility” project is to provide access for all stakeholders in the EU asylum sector to know-how on structured, objective and protection-oriented credibility assessment.
The new ECRE research – in partnership with the Hungarian Helsinki Committee – highlights the need for more reasoned assessments of Internal Protection Alternative and Actors of Protection.
A comparative report came out analyzing the practice of 11 Member States in applying the Dublin Regulation.