Hungary keeps deporting migrants, EU border guard turns blind eye

“Hungary has ignored complaints about its practice of escorting undocumented immigrants back across the border to Serbia without due process, a watchdog group said on Tuesday after it raised the alarm about the ongoing human rights violations.

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The European Court of Justice ruled in December that Hungary had broken EU laws on protecting migrants by denying them asylum and forcibly deporting them. Hungary is an EU member but Serbia is not.

Since then, police data show Hungary has “escorted back” 2,346 undocumented immigrants, while it detained and started proceedings against only 120 people – meaning its primary method remained swift expulsion.”

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Source: Reuters

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