English translation of the Hungarian Asylum Act.
Since 2006, the HHC has taken the lead on promoting the rights of stateless persons among non-governmental organisations at a European level.
“Expulsion and Human Rights” is a brief guidance document intended primarily for judges on how to apply the prohibition of torture, inhuman and degrading treatment or punishment in expulsion and extradition cases (by Gábor Gyulai).
The Hungarian Helsinki Committee conducted a research on best practices of voluntary return and reintegration of failed asylum seekers or other groups of migrants.
The right to seek asylum and the obligation of protecting refugees is enshrined in numerous international human rights instruments and forms an integral part of European values. As an implementing partner of the United Nations High … Read more
The project primarily aims at the effective and harmonised application of human rights principles in decision-making related to the expulsion of foreigners.
The approximation of asylum policies is considered a key field of harmonisation within the European Union. As one of the EU’s most ambitious aims in this regard, member states have adopted in recent years a harmonised interpretation of refugee status and subsidiary protection.
The HHC organises and conducts regular training activities in refugee law for lawyers, asylum officers, judges, border guards, police officers, social workers, law students and others.
The HHC’s five-step protection agenda for stateless persons is summarised in an article appeared in the Oxford-based Forced Migration Review in April 2009.
DEVAS: Project on the Detention of Vulnerable Asylum-Seekers in the European Union.
More and more countries get engaged in resettlement every year, accepting to provide asylum for a certain number of refugees resettled from a conflict zone or from a temporary host country where no effective protection can be offered to them in the long run.
Access to protection at international airports.
The Moot Court is based on a fictional case and is entirely conducted in English language.
Country information (COI) constitutes the main, and often the only available factual evidence in refugee status determination.
Bouba can stay together with his two daughters and wife.
Having a nationality is like the air to breathe. One takes it for granted and only realises its importance when it is missing. Currently, there are at least 12 million stateless persons in the world, who lack not only a country to call home, but in many cases – without any official registration or documents – also a proper “legal existence”.
The Hungarian Helsinki Committee visited 9 new, temporary immigration jails in August 2010. The findings of these missions are summarized in a report.
The second tripartite report on the border monitoring project that is internationally considered as a best example for the cooperation between state authorities and non-state actors.
“Expulsion and Human Rights” is a short guidance document primarily for judges on how to apply the prohibition of torture, inhuman and degrading treatment or punishment in expulsion and extradition cases (by Gábor Gyulai).
Having a nationality is like the air to breathe. One takes it for granted and only realises its importance when it is missing. Currently, there are at least 12 million stateless persons in the world.