Hungary: Tight measures in a closed system

The Hungarian Helsinki Committee monitors the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic They share with us the latest news.

The Hungarian penitentiary institutions have become even more closed and less transparent since the COVID-19 outbreak. They were already extremely restrictive and difficult to access by the public before. On 5 April 2020, a government decree introduced tighter measures for prisons.
The Hungarian Helsinki Committee updates us on the situation.

NGOs have no access to prisons

There is no public information on how the Hungarian Prison Service seeks to prevent the spread of the virus


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