03 January 2012

Focus on Central Europe(ans)

UNHCR's Central Europe office has published its Participatory Assessment Report for 2010: Being a Refugee: How Refugees and Asylum-seekers Experience Life in Central Europe. This annual report "gives a summary of the situation for asylum-seekers, refugees and people with subsidiary protection in the region... ." Earlier reports can be viewed here under AGDM Reports.

Other recent items that focus on individual countries in, or refugee groups from, the region include:

Access to Protection Jeopardised: Information Note on the Treatment of Dublin Returnees in Hungary (Hungarian Helsinki Committee, Dec. 2011) [text]

Arbitrariness regarding Access to the Asylum Procedure in Bulgaria (Legal Clinic for Refugees and Immigrants, Jan. 2012) [text]

Hungary, Canada and the Roma, Toronto, Dec. 2011 [access]
- Video of seminar that examined "the impact of 20 years of democracy on the Roma communities in Hungary, and why this changing context has caused many Roma to flee Hungary for Canada."

"Why are Hungarian Roma Seeking Asylum in Canada?", Embassy Magazine (Dec. 2011) [text]
- See related comment on The Asylumist.

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