European expert: Hungary backslides on women, refugee rights


by WTOP

WTOP— BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner says Hungary is facing “many interconnected human rights challenges,” including legislation targeting civic groups, backsliding on women’s rights and the systematic detention of asylum-seekers.

www.abc6.com—Rights expert: Hungary backsliding on women, refugee rights. The Council of Europe's human rights commissioner says Hungary is facing "many interconnected human rights challenges," including legislation targeting civic groups, backsliding in women's rights and the systematic detention of asylum seekers.

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