HHC submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association
After the Hungarian government declared a state of danger due to the pandemic in March 2020, one of the first extraordinary measures adopted was a blanket ban of all kinds of gatherings, demonstrations and assemblies, excluding the possibility of considering the individual circumstances of each case.
Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
The HHC's input for the Special Rapporteur's report on "Psychosocial dynamics conducive to torture and ill-treatment"
Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is a human rights treaty which sets out the civil, political, economic, social, health, and cultural rights of children. The implementation of the CRC is monitored by a body of 18 independent international experts, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.
International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD)
The International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) is a UN Convention, adopted in 1965 and is in force in Hungary since 1969. The Convention is monitored by the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), a body of 18 human rights experts.
HHC briefing for Council of Europe Human Rights Commissioner, June 2014
Summary of HHC main human rights concerns
UN Human Rights Committee
The UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) is in the process of preparing a General Comment on Article 9 (Liberty and Security of Person) of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. Upon the invitation of the HRC the HHC submitted written observations on the issue in October 2012, which reflect the HHC’s experience in dealing with Article 9 cases both in criminal and in immigration proceedings.
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)
The HHC's shadow reports and its suggestions for questions to be included in the List of Issues for the UN Human Rights Committee
European Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT)
HHC briefing papers related to the CPT’s ad hoc and periodic visits to Hungary
UN Committee Against Torture (CAT)
Documents related to the Fourth Periodic Report of Hungary