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Region and country Archives: Hungary

Report of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, A/HRC/20/33/Add.1, 23 April 2012: Hungary

III. LEGAL HUMAN RIGHTS FRAMEWORK C. Specific legislation prohibiting racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance 15. The Special Rapporteur welcomes the adoption by Parliament on 22 December 2003, of Act No. CXXV on Equal Treatment and Promotion of Equal Opportunities (Equal Treatment Act) which entered into force on 27 January 2004. The Act constitutes […]

Hatter v. Pepsi Sziget, Budapest 2nd and 3rd District Court of Justice, Hungary (March 2002)

Procedural Posture The District Court of Justice heard the case after an injunction, granted in favour of the appellant organisation, was dismissed by another court on procedural grounds. Facts Hatter Barati Tarsasag a Melegeker Egyesulet, the appellant, was an LGBT group. The government recognised Hatter as a group having kiemelkedöen közhasznú, or “pre-eminent standing”. The […]

ICJ Bulletin no. 30 (June 1967)

This bulletin includes a groundbreaking document to support the establishment of a UN High Commissioner for Human Rights with a decree of independence and prestige required for the performance of his functions under the authority of the General Assembly. (more…)

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ICJ Bulletin no. 28 (December 1966)

Following its meeting in Geneva in September 1966, the ICJ concluded that while the development and application of the rule of law is the rational and reasonable alternative to intolerance, arbitrary action and injustice, the universal acceptance of this elementary concept is hard to secure. (more…)

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ICJ Bulletin no. 25 (March 1966)

The ICJ in its bulletin no.25 focuses on emerging countries and the challenges facing. They expose the persistent violation of the most elementary principles of justice and respect for human rights, for example in Haiti committed by Dr. Duvalier’s regime. (more…)

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