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The Hungarian government today dealt yet another blow to asylum seekers and migrants by declaring a state of emergency throughout the entire country due to “mass migration.” The decision follows a similar declaration on September 16, 2015, imposing a…
Migrants walk along Hungary's border fence on the Serbian side of the border near Morahalom, Hungary, February 22, 2016
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Imagine being taken against your will to a hospital by a family member and – without warning or explanation – tied to the bed and left overnight without even being able to use the toilet.
 
 That is what happened to Martina, a 41-year-old woman…
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Tatjana is 47, but she can’t travel to Austria to visit her daughter without permission from her legal guardian. In fact, she can’t even leave the town in Croatia where she lives without approval. It’s the same if she wants to move to another house, sign…
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Moving boxes were everywhere in the office of the EU delegation in Zagreb when I visited in early June. As Croatia joined the Union on July 1, the EU delegation in Zagreb is closing shop. But just because Croatia has been formally admitted to the Union…
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(Brussels) – Croatia’s European Union (EU) accession on July 1 is an opportunity for the government to show its commitment to safeguard human rights and to properly address outstanding abuses in the country, Human Rights Watch said today in an open letter…
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Mr. Zoran Milanović Prime Minister Trg Sv. Marka 2, 10 000 Zagreb Croatia June 28, 2013 Re: Improving Human Rights Protection Should Continue After Accession Dear Prime Minister Milanović, I am writing to ask you to ensure that the Croatian government…