EVERY PERSON IS EQUALLY IMPORTANT AND HAS THE SAME RIGHTS
regardless of their age, ethnic background, religion, sexual orientation, education level or disability. The State shall ensure the effective implementation of the principle of equal treatment. Everyone must be treated equally (person of equal human dignity) by the law, it must protect those who suffer any disadvantage or attack due to their protected characteristics, belonging to a social group or minority.
THE HELSINKI COMMITTEE’S GOALS ARE TO COMBAT DISCRIMINATION ANDTO ENSURE THAT THE FOLLOWING CASES WILL NEVER HAPPEN AGAIN:
In the cases above, the people suffered discrimination and were represented by the Hungarian Helsinki Committee in Hungarian and international fora.
Article XV of the Fundamental Law of Hungary, 25 April 2011
(1) Everyone shall be equal before the law. Every human being shall have legal capacity.
(2) Hungary shall guarantee the fundamental rights to everyone without discrimination and in particular without discrimination on grounds of race, colour, sex, disability, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or any other status.