UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is encouraged by Hungary’s decision to release asylum-seekers detained in the two border transit zones, and transfer them to regular reception facilities in the country, following last week’s judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).
Amidst an increasingly volatile security situation in Tripoli, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency successfully evacuated 85 people, refugees from Syria, Sudan and Eritrea, to Timisoara, Romania. Here they will spend a few weeks at UNHCR’s Emergency Transit Facility before flying onwards to Norway.
Hungary: UNHCR dismayed over further border restrictions and draft law targeting NGOs working with asylum-seekers and refugees
UNHCR calls on the Government to withdraw a proposed bill that would deprive refugees of vital support from NGOs and civil society.
Waiting to be resettled, refugees in transit keep cheerful by painting on T-shirt
Beck Corlan turns her compassion into music for World Refugee Day 2020
Hungary, with its tough policies on asylum, might seem an unlikely home for a refugee. But David Savarimanesh from Iran has flourished here and is now proud to call himself a Hungarian citizen.