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Practice of racial profiling against the Roma community is acknowledged by the Police

The notary of the village Rimóc (Northern Hungary) noticed that petty offence fines for lack of mandatory accessories for bicycles (ring, headlights, reflector prisms) are almost exclusively imposed on Roma people in the area, although the bicycles used by the non-Roma are not significantly better equipped. He notified the Authority and the Hungarian Helsinki Committee (HHC).

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Final court judgment upholds Equal Treatment Authority’s fine of 1 million HUF on Malév subsidiary for discrimination

One of Malév Hungarian Airline’s subsidiaries, Malév GH Zrt.  was fined one million Forints by the Equal Treatment Authority of Hungary in 2010 for discriminating against an employee on grounds of his trade union membership.  Malév appealed, but the court decided in favor of the employee, thus the Equal Treatment Authority’s decision became final.

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